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Grounded Connections Counseling, Inc.

Now Hiring AMFT

Now Hiring

Associate Marriage and Family Therapists (AMFT) We want you for our team!

Seeking highly driven, professional associate therapists to join our team. We are a small private practice that is growing! We are committed to approaching work with all clients from the lens of cultural humility and identity-affirming practices. We work with individuals, couples, children, and families.

Associate Therapists will: Develop their abilities in diagnosis and use of various intervention techniques including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Attachment Theory, and Family Systems.

Supervision will be provided – Individual and Group. Willing and able to meet in person in for weekly supervision. Complete intakes, assessments, and progress notes in accordance with legal and ethical guidelines through an electronic health records system. Learn about managing a private practice and develop skills in marketing and retaining clients. W-2 Employee, Part time position (15 hours minimum-32 hours maximum).  Must be willing to work at least 2 evenings a week OR 1 evening/1 weekend day. Must carry a minimum caseload of 15 clients a week. Telehealth and/or in-person (optional).


Be prompt and timely to all appointments

Good, clear communication around any safety concerns – alert your supervisor of any cases where you had to safety plan due to concerns of self-harm, suicidal ideation, or homicidal ideation.

Keep up to date with your documentation and make sure it is written to the best standard of care

Practice therapy ethically and legally according to the BBS and CA Laws. Adhere to code of ethics, legal aspects of clinical practice, professional standards, duty to warn, abuse and neglect reporting policies and procedures, and exercise professionalism at all times.

Report any employee whom you feel is not acting ethically or legally to management

Report your time worked honestly and true to hours spent working

Work to maintain client confidentiality, except where mandated reporting is required. 

Conduct clinical evaluations, bio-psycho-social assessments, client diagnosis and progress notes. Prepare client-centered treatment plans, case management, consultation, education, and referrals as needed.

Provide therapeutic interventions to individuals, couples, and families as needed and facilitate individual psychotherapy sessions and group therapy (if provided).

Provide services within the scope of practice of a therapist/AMFT/LMFT

Evaluate the individual and family systems as well as assess client’s functioning within work, family, and routines of daily living and identify areas needing continued support, resources, and treatment.

Develop, implement, and maintain partnerships with other community providers

Maintain Electronic Health Records to reflect course of treatment and provide required documentation.

Provide follow-up and aftercare planning services as needed. Expeditiously discharge inactive clients and updated documentation accordingly.

Provide emergency services during work hours and after hours if needed.

Attend staff meetings, supervisory meetings, training, and other activities, which ensure effective and efficient functioning of clinical operations.

Exercise awareness in cultural humility, client satisfaction, quality of services, client needs, and overall health and safety of staff and clients.

Independently build case load through self-promotion, networking, and minimal supervisor referrals.


Must possess a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy

Must be registered with the BBS as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and have an assigned number (must be able to provide proof at time of employment)

Must have liability insurance or be able to obtain such at time of employment  

Must have 1 year of (internship) experience working in the mental health field minimum

Interested associates should apply with: Cover Letter and Resume. Send your resume and cover letter to We look forward to having you join our team!