The Primary Therapist directs & supports the movement of the student through the Phase Program. The successful candidate will understand & approach therapy from a Family Therapy/Systems point of view, & understands how family dynamics influences the development of adolescents & be able to address issues from a developmental point of view. SRA therapists facilitate weekly individual & family therapy sessions, two group therapy sessions, & occasional psycho-educational groups & workshops given over a three-day period; Treatment planning throughout enrollment including discharge planning and general clinical documentation in alignment with SRA policy & licensure.
Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling; Minimum three years experience with adolescents & their families; Level I & II EMDR training through the EMDR Institute highly desirable but not required; Licensed or license-eligible in the State of AZ as LMFT, LCSW, or LPC preferred.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits, 401K and PTO offered. Extensive training opportunities / company paid
Spring Ridge Academy is a therapeutic boarding school treating students in grades 9 through 12, ages 13-17. SRA combines a clinically sophisticated therapeutic approach and rigorous college prep academics. Not only are students immersed in an environment dedicated to fostering maturity and confidence, the entire family is included in the process, creating an atmosphere of change, collaboration a...nd hope. Many of the young women who come to SRA may be struggling with one or more of the following: Trauma / PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, Family Conflict, Defiance, Entitlement, Isolation, Grief and Loss, Negative Peer Group, Technology Abuse, Academic Underachievement, Substance Abuse, Attachment/Adoption Issues, Self Harm, Suicidal history, and struggles in relationships. Students are engaged in individual, group, and family therapy.