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

  • Mon, February 28, 2022 2:50 PM
    Message # 12631294

    Full Time    Rancho Cordova, CA

    Akua Behavioral Health 

    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.

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