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Website Akua Behavioral Health

Full Job Description

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

Pay: $58,240.00 – $63,000.00 per year


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Psychiatry


  • Monday to Friday


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Behavioral health: 1 year (Preferred)


  • AMFT, LMFT (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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