Empower Your Future with Backpack

Join hands with us in the mission to enhance family mental health

"At Backpack Healthcare, we believe that clinician satisfaction = client satisfaction. We specialize in mental and behavioral health treatment for kids, teens, young adults and families."


We're big on doing the right thing, even when no one is watching. Mental health is serious business, so we’re committed to doing our work with unwavering integrity.


We’re not here to do what’s already been done before! Backpack was created to solve problems, and that means we’re all about shaking things up. From developing new technologies to finding fresh new ways to make our services even more cutting edge, we never want to stop innovating.


We believe that teamwork is more than just a buzzword — it’s the heartbeat of our success. Our equation is simple: A happy team = Happy patients = Growth and wellbeing for all!


Walls and barriers have no place at Backpack. Every voice matters, and we want you to feel empowered to chase your goals and contribute meaningfully.


We're all about respect and making sure everyone feels welcome, included, and safe. At Backpack, we know that diversity rules. We want you to come to work every day as your awesome, authentic self.

Our mental health specialists are committed to excellence and ongoing growth. Their professional development scores reflect their competence and dedication to delivering high-quality care to children, youth, and families. These scores serve as evidence of the positive impact they have on both the community and the lives of those we serve.

Average Reduction of Symptoms Across Anxiety and Depression Symptoms

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Clinician NPS
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Of patients had improved anxiety symptoms with 56% having clinically significant improvement
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Of patients had improved depession symptoms with 68% having clinically significant improvement

Residency program

Tailored Licensure Path
Our 24-month intensive program is custom-built for graduate-level mental health clinicians, ensuring they not only achieve licensure but also thrive professionally within our dynamic environment.
Mentorship by Experts
Benefit from the mentorship of LCSW-C and LCPC supervisors with diverse specialties and extensive experience, providing unparalleled insights to help you excel in your career.
Community Collaboration
Forge meaningful connections with peers in your cohort, fostering a collaborative network that empowers you to become a culturally sensitive, well-rounded clinician.
Practical Proficiency
Gain hands-on experience and practical skills that are often overlooked in traditional education. You'll be well-equipped to treat patients effectively, uphold ethical standards, and advocate for your community.
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Diversity and Inclusion

Discover how our programs and training foster an environment where everyone has a voice.

Cultural Sensitivity Programs

We offer workshops and programs that promote understanding and appreciation of diverse cultures and perspectives.

Seminars on Identity and Gender

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Equity and Social Justice Training

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Practices for Diversity-Sensitive Communication

Learn to communicate effectively with patients from different backgrounds and experiences.

Partnerships with Community Organizations

We collaborate with local organizations to promote inclusion and provide resources and support to marginalized communities.

Cultural Competence Assessmentes

Engage in assessments that measure your competence in providing diversity-sensitive care.

Join our team

Our philosophy is simple — At BackPack Healthcare “We believe that clinician satisfaction = client and patient satisfaction.”

Backpack Healthcare is an innovative new pediatric mental health company focused on care that is accessible and inclusive. We currently provide therapy and medication management services to children of all ages across Maryland and Virginia and are expanding nationally over the next year.

Who Should Apply

Licensed therapists comfortable working with children, adolescents, young adults and families requiring mental and behavioral treatment sessions via telehealth in the state of Maryland and Virginia.

Backpack Healthcare is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, or other protected classifications. We prohibit discrimination based on perceived characteristics or associations.