Job type full-time
Full job description
Who we are:
Our mission at seattle play therapy is to provide quality therapeutic care for children and familiesWe strive to create a work culture that balances a supportive community while promoting individual professional growthMost of our referrals are between the ages of 2-12, though we also receive referrals for adolescents.
We believe that being a therapist is a challenging job and therefore it’s imperative that your place of work values and appreciates you as a clinician and provides you with a supportive environment to develop skills that allow you to be the best therapist you can be.
We have commitment to social justice which is an integral part of our value system at sptAs such, we strive to engage in personal and professional reflection, trainings and consultation to ensure that we are providing anti-racist and lgbtq+ affirmative care.
About the job:
We are hiring to fill a position for full-time licensed therapistPosition is 20-25 client hours per week plus paid administrative time (for required trainings, paperwork, team meetings and supervision)The caseload would be a mixture of young children, tweens, adolescents and regular parent meetingsAt this time, the position is entirely telehealth, with the intention of moving to in-person care when it is safe to do soBecause this is a remote work position, hours for client care and admin are flexible.
Compensation and benefits:
This is an employee, w-2 status position
Compensation is competitive and includes a flat rate for billable hours worked, paid administrative time, paid sick time, employer contribution to health care premium, training stipend
Supervision from a registered play therapist – supervisor and extensive support for conducting tele play therapy.
Opportunity to attend apt-approved continuing education towards the registered play therapist credential hosted by seattle play therapy free of charge
Administrative support (invoicing, billing, insurance eligibility and credentialing etc.)
Full access to tele play therapy resource library and electronic systems to enable you to provide hipaa compliant, quality telehealth sessions with children and families.
Once back in person, access to a thoughtfully compiled playroom (see photos from our last playroom) and a large collection of professional development books and resources, etc.
Opportunity to work for an employer and with a team that supports and values the healing power of play, in addition to your own professional growth and development as a play therapist
What we are looking for:
Masters degree in counseling, psychology, marriage and family therapy, social work or related field
Licensed with the department of health (not currently considering associate licenses)
Wa background check
Internship/practicum or job experience working with children
Knowledge and passion for working with children, specifically through play therapy
Therapeutic orientation and values aligned with beliefs stated in this website
Empathic and warm presence
Anti-racist, lgbtq+ affirmative practices
Strong clinical skills and understanding of family dynamics, childhood behaviors and attachment theory
Passion for personal growth and lifelong learning
Must be flexible and willing to work well as part of a team – supportive, honest, compassionate, invested, trustworthy, aware, intuitive and motivated
Dedicated to helping seattle play therapy grow and sharing the passion for play with others!
**we are aware that the field of psychology is built on systems of power and privilege that perpetuate oppression towards bipoc and lgbtq+ individualsMembers of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply!**
Please email resume and cover letter detailing your experience with children/play therapy and interest in working for seattle play therapy to email@example.com.