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Hello Future Therapist! 

Are you interested in working in private practice and counseling from a sex positive lens? Are you passionate for learning and serving the LGBTQIA+, kink, poly, CNM, and sex worker populations? if so, you may be a great fit for our practice!

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Welcome to The Flourishing Project

The Flourishing Project at Flourishing Affinity Counseling is a year long, tuition free training program dedicated to giving new therapists a unique training opportunity in order to expand their skill set and competence. Flourishing Affinity Counseling is looking to add clinical interns and fellows to our team for the 2023-2024 Cohort! Our internships and fellowships will grant budding therapist the opportunity to develop their clinical skills as well as enhance cultural competencies in working with the populations we serve. 

Our program will consist of the following

  • Weekly skills and treatment trainings that go beyond typical university program curriculum  

  • Every other week group consultation and specialized training with entire FAC team. 

  • Weekly supervision 

  • Opportunity to engage in individual, relationship, family, and group therapy opportunities in a private practice setting. 


  • Final year of masters counseling program or newly graduated

  • a strong desire to work with and learn more about the populations we serve: LGBTQIA+, kink, poly, ENM, and sex worker communities. 

  • Must have a strong desire to learn sex therapy 

  • Must operate from a sex positive lens 

  • You must be available one weekend day of your choosing

  • You must be available Wednesday afternoons 11am-3pm for trainings. 

  • You must be available every other Friday 11am-1:30pm consultations

  • our program runs from August 1st 2023 - July 31st 2024. 

We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2023 - Spring 2024! ​For application instructions please review below: 

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Application Instructions:

Interested applicants please reach out to Lauren AND Tricia directly via email with your cover letter and resume attached. Subject of email should read "Internship/Fellowship Opportunity 2023". 


Meet Your Trainers

See what previous members have to say about our program

“The Flourishing Project was such a rewarding aspect of my internship. Not only did it allow time for me to connect with peers and supervisors, but it also provided a wealth of information on a wide variety of topics. These training sessions covered areas we weren’t able to get to in my program in more depth like DBT, LGBTQIA+, Kink, Poly, ACT, and much more! It was also a warm environment to ask questions and know that answers would always be provided in a compassionate and non-judgmental manner. Like many things, what you put in is what you will get out, so I highly recommend participating in these opportunities to the fullest extent!"

Jessie 2022-2023 Cohort

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