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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Job Description

Are you looking to work in a private practice setting without having to go “solo” or feel isolated in private practice on your own?  Central Valley Family Therapy might be the right fit for you. 

The Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) position will provide office-based therapy services to clients ages birth to adulthood.  Central Valley Family Therapy clinicians have the flexibility to work with children, adolescents, adults, and couples.  We specialize in working with the infant- mental health and perinatal mental health populations.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide maternal, perinatal, and infant mental health clinical treatment to Central Valley Family Therapy clients in clinic-based setting.
  • Engage in a reflective consultation group that meets weekly with other licensed, like minded clinicians
  • Establish trusting relationships that support providers, the caregiver(s) and the infant/young child relationship
  • Ability to work with the parent(s)/caregiver(s) and young child together as indicated, utilizing the constructs of prevention, promotion, and intervention to enhance parent knowledge and competencies
  • Meet with families to complete screenings and assessments around social emotional and early childhood development, parent/infant interaction, and pregnancy-related depression, provide developmental guidance and intervention as needed, and actively assist families in referral process to clinical and community services, including follow-up.
  • Provide psycho-education and parenting education, as clinically indicated, utilizing strengths-based, trauma-informed and culturally competent treatment frameworks.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation in adherence with program expectations and accountability requirements. 

Other Responsibilities Include:

  • Exhibit enthusiasm, courtesy, adaptability, flexibility, and spirit of cooperation in the work environment
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relations with consumers, peers, subordinates, upper management, visitors and the general public
  • Effectively respond to client/consumer needs and problems, initiates and maintains positive interactions, timely response to phone calls, pages, email and other requests
  • Note: Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.


  • Master’s Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • California BBS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Number
  • Must have a valid CA drivers’ license, clean DMV, and criminal clearance from DOJ
  • Completion of Student Practicum
  • Knowledge of Theoretical Orientations: (i.e. Attachment Theory, Emotion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Family Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy)
  • Experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families or clients in crisis
  • Knowledge in the use of the DSM-V, DC:0-5, ASQ-3, ASQ-SE, and Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred.
  • Basic computer skills such as proficiency utilizing e-mail and EHR database systems.

Benefits Include:

  • Flexible Schedule and 4 day work week
  • Paid Weekly Group Consultation Group
  • Medical benefit plan
  • Paid sick time and Vacation Time
  • Annual training budget to attend conferences, specialize, and gain CEU’s

Send your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist or Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (AMFT or APCC)- Currently we do not have any AMFT positions available with our group.  We are expecting the next round of openings to occur in May 2020.  Please check back in the Spring 2020 for more information!  Thank you