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Child and Adolescent Therapist (Play Therapist)

Job Location

Job Type

Sandy Springs, GA, USA

Contract

Job Summary

We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Child and Adolescent (Play) Therapist to join our team as an independent contractor. The successful candidate will provide therapy to children and adolescents, leveraging play therapy techniques along with other therapeutic approaches to facilitate growth, resilience, and healing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct assessments and evaluations for new clients.

  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans, using play therapy and other relevant therapeutic modalities.

  • Facilitate individual, group, and family therapy sessions.

  • Collaborate with team members to ensure holistic care.

  • Maintain accurate records and document therapy sessions and progress.

  • Uphold patient confidentiality and adhere to professional ethics.

Requirements

  • Master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or a related field.

  • Current Georgia licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Associate Professional Counselor (APC).

  • Certification or training in Play Therapy.

  • Demonstrated experience working with children and adolescents. 

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to establish rapport with children, adolescents, and their parents.

  • Solid understanding of child and adolescent development and family systems.

  • Adherence to professional ethics and confidentiality guidelines.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced training or certifications in one or more of the following modalities: Sand Tray Therapy, Art Therapy, Theraplay, Psychodrama, Hypnotherapy, ERP, EFT & Tapping, TraumaPlay, Autplay, EMDR, DBT, CBT.

  • Experience working with diverse populations.

  • Bilingual or multilingual abilities.

Practice Benefits

  • Access to fully furnished therapy rooms tailored to various client needs, including rooms designed for play therapy, adolescent therapy, and parent therapy.

  • Full administrative support, including billing and scheduling assistance, allowing you to focus more on providing high-quality therapy to your clients.

  • Access to a comfortable, professional waiting area for your clients to use prior to their sessions.

  • Benefit from shared marketing initiatives and client acquisition strategies designed to attract our target clientele and raise the profile of our practice and your services.

  • An inclusive, collaborative work environment where your professional development is prioritized.

  • A steady stream of referrals from our diverse and high-income client base.

  • Join a community of experienced therapists dedicated to supporting each other's work and sharing best practices.

  • Be part of a practice that values and promotes the growth and well-being of every family member.

About our practice

Situated in the heart of Sandy Springs, Georgia Family Therapy is a boutique mental health practice devoted to the well-being and growth of children, adolescents, and their parents. Founded by Dr. Aurélie Weinstein, a respected child, adolescent, and parent therapist, part-time Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology at Kennesaw State University, and children's book author, we offer a nurturing, safe haven where every member of the family can experience the transformative power of therapy.

 

Our practice strives to provide high-end, personalized care that's not only therapeutic but also meaningful and empowering. Our approach is person-centered, utilizing integrative therapy techniques and drawing upon the principles of developmental psychology to help our clients navigate life's challenges, cultivate resilience, and foster personal growth.

Just as Georgia's natural beauty embodies tranquility, change, and growth, so does our practice. At Georgia Family Therapy, we invite you to embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing, where compassionate guidance and professional support converge to create an environment ripe for personal transformation. Here, every family member finds a place to grow and a community that truly cares.
 

Georgia Family Therapy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all contractors.

Apply Now

For more information, contact Georgia Family Therapy at jobs@georgiafamilytherapy.com

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