JOB TITLE – Mental Health Counselor
JOB TYPE – Contract Play Therapist
Play Therapist Job
Kaleidoscope Behavioral Health has an immediate opening for mental health “play therapists (fully licensed or intern),” to provide full-time or part-time counseling to patients across the life span. We see clients as young as 3-years-old up to 83-years-old, however Kaleidoscope specializes in children and adolescents by offering play therapy, activity therapy and expressive art therapy. Kaleidoscope is looking for therapists who want to build their caseload with a successful group and become long-term teammates.
About The Candidate
You are licensed in the state of Texas to provide mental health services. You have solid clinical training and experience working with children and families through the use of play therapy. Consisting of play therapy graduate courses at an accredited university. Since you’ll be providing services to patients across the lifespan, you will be willing to see clients as young as 3-years old up to 83-years old and you will be willing to see clients evenings and Saturdays, while you build your client load. You know both your strengths and your limitations and are ready to refer to teammates if a case exceeds your scope of practice. You are an entrepreneur who loves networking and building referral sources. Not only do you have great ideas about specialties you would like to develop, but you have the motivation and enthusiasm to take the steps to build your caseload. You’ll appreciate that Kaleidoscope has an overflow of referrals to help you build your caseload, but you won’t be dependent upon them. You’ll enjoy the benefit of having experienced support in targeting your networking and marketing efforts. You can handle the many details and endless documentation of a private practice, but you would appreciate the support and infrastructure of an established group. You’re a team player, and easy to get along with. You respond quickly to emails from clients, clinical team and administrative staff.
About the Match
Kaleidoscope has referrals to get you started. With some effort, you will have a full caseload in a few months or so. But, what we are really looking for are therapists who want to be our partners for the long run. We’re hoping that you might be that person and we will get to work together for a long time
1099 contract counseling position, salary dependent on training, experience and number of patients seen weekly. Potential to earn $75+K. In-house receptionist who answers phone calls and schedules intake appointments Individual consultation with our clinical team Bi-weekly group staffing and case support and consultation Supportive team environment Comfortable office space Internet Expressive Art materials 2 Sandtray and miniatures 2 Play Rooms 1 Activity Room
Master’s degree or PhD from an accredited college or university with major coursework related to the practice of mental health counseling with emphasis in Play Therapy or related field required. Current Texas licensure is required. Possess a working knowledge of mental health diagnoses and potential behavioral manifestations. Registered Play Therapist preferred, but not required Team Player: you’re a person who plays and works well as a member of a team and group. Kaleidoscope needs strong team players to perform well and reach their goals. Excellent written and verbal communications skills Ability to build rapport with clients and staff Strong leadership qualities Ability to demonstrate literacy in using computerized information systems.
Play Therapy college coursework and supervision LPC-Intern play therapy supervisor in place
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