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Looking for AMFT and/or LMFT with Experience in the Substance Abuse/Mental Health

  • Thu, January 27, 2022 1:21 PM
    Message # 12323489

    Akua Behavioral Health  - Rancho Cordova

    We are looking for a highly skilled therapist to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in various aspects of our mental health and addiction program including group therapy, family therapy and individual therapy.

    This position is for the Terra Loma- Substance Abuse location in the city of Rancho Cordova, CA._*

    Required experience:

    • Looking for AMFT and/or LMFT with Experience in the Substance Abuse/Mental Health field preferred._
    • Psychodynamic and/or Family system modality experience required. Must be able to manage case load of 10 to 12.
    • At least 2 years’ experience working with trauma, addiction, eating disorder or mental health disorders
    • Is skilled in EMDR, somatic work, brain-spotting and other therapeutic modalities, or is willing to seek training
    • Has experience with insurance care coordination and utilization reviews
    • Has experience with clinical intake processes
    • Is creative, responsive, and passionate about their treatment approach with patients
    • Interested in bringing creative ideas, passion, and expertise to further enrich and develop our dynamic program
    • Has background and experience with psychodynamic, family systems, DBT, CBT, attachment-focused, and humanistic approaches
    • Can cultivate a compassionate and empathic healing space for our clients
    • Has ability to recognize countertransference issues and can actively seek supervision and peer support


    •     MFT Trainee, Associate or Licensed. (Required)
    •     Recent Health Screen/Physical (Required)
    •     TB Clearance (Required)
    •     Current CPR/First Aid Certification (Required)
    •     Proof of COVID19 Vaccination (Required)
    •     Valid Driver License
    •     Live Scan (applicable for Mental Health property)

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    •     Reports to Executive Clinical Director and/or Regional Director
    •     Conduct individual, group, and family therapy sessions for Residential clients
    •     Participate in case management and care coordination, including utilization reviews and treatment team meetings
    •     Maintain appropriate and timely contact with referring professionals
    •     Detailed and timely documentation, including: biopsychosocial assessment, weekly goal setting and treatment planning, session progress notes, discharge reporting/recommendations
    •     Participate in collaborative therapeutic, work environment

        Starting Salary Based on Experience – Exempt, Full-Time, Monday- Friday
        Comprehensive medical benefits for Full-Time

    Akua Behavioral Health is a nationally recognized Mental Health, and Substance Abuse treatment program for adults. Accredited by The Joint Commission, Akua meets the highest quality standards for behavioral health and client care.

    Job Type: Full-time

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