The primary goal of the Therapist is to help those struggling with interpersonal/relationship issues. The main role is to develop a humanistic and empathetic relationship with those who are struggling. This process will help promote trust and growth with clients who are faced with personal, family, and social crises. Therapists will demonstrate mastery of the scope of practice as evidenced by measurable performance evaluations of direct client services and written documentation skills: 

  • Substance abuse and relapse
  • Coping with difficult life changes
  • Developing and maintaining intimate relationships
  • Rebuilding relationships
  • Family conflicts
  • Loneliness, depression, PTSD , or anxiety
  • Grief and loss
  • Understanding of process/behavior addiction 
  • Self Esteem


  • Minimum 1500 hours earned toward licensing hours with a registered number with a positive standing from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences 
  • Possess a valid license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor or Licensed Psychologist issued by the California
  • Board of Behavioral Sciences/Board of Psychology
  • Master’s Degree or PsyD and two years of supervised clinical experience
  • Experience in substance abuse and dual diagnosis residential treatment facility preferred
  • CBT and evidence based experience a plus 
  • Experience with trauma and eating disorders preferred
  • Experience with providing prevention and early intervention behavioral health services
  • Must have treatment experience with strong professional references attesting to high degree of clinical sophistication
  • Trained to independently diagnose and treat mental health and substance abuse problems
  • Experience with evidenced based documentation and/or ASAM documentation
  • Current certification in First Aid/CPR


Based on experience