Employment Opportunity

for an Associate Therapist (APCC, AMFT, ASW)

Description & Application Details

Come join a team that values:

  • Great supervision
  • Support
  • Self-care
  • Training (and life-long learning)
  • Collaboration
  • And counseling strategies that work

 We’re seeking a Pre-Licensed Associate Therapist based at our office in Lafayette, CA. We offer flexible hours. The job can start part-time and build to full-time. Part-time is a minimum of 15 client service hours per week; full-time is a minimum of 25 client service hours per week plus admin hours.

The position will be employee status (not hiring a contractor). Post graduate experience is preferred.

We are seeking a top-notch Associate Therapist to join our team!

At TheraThrive (an established group practice), we specialize in neurodiversity, including giftedness, Autism, ADHD, and high sensitivity.

 Are you interested in working in a collaborative group private practice?

We focus on neuroatypical, neurodivergent populations and serve all ages (children, teens, adults).

We are looking for an independent, self-motivated, and collaborative associate therapist who will enhance our fun, connected, and positive-minded group of clinicians. 

You are unique

We want to foster your unique therapeutic strengths, and we encourage you to have/develop a niche(s) that compliment our mission of serving gifted and highly sensitive people, and those with high functioning Autism.

Possible niche ideas include: play therapy, young children, parent support/co-parenting, relationships, parenting, family, ABA, Autism, co-parenting, LGBTQ+, trauma, EMDR, groups, etc.



We Provide

  • Stream of referrals
  • Competitive compensation: $45-50/hr for pre-licensed, depending upon skills and experience (paid out twice per month)
  • Admin hours possible
  • Integrated EHR system
  • Group case consultation and training events
  • Opportunities to collaborate
  • Comfortable and spacious boutique office space with all materials provided
  • Paid sick time
  • 30 Quantum CE Units/year (after 1 year)
  • Full-time employees may be eligible for additional benefits, including paid time off (PTO) and great PPO health insurance plans (only full-time employees are eligible for health, vision and dental insurance benefits)

Requirements include:

  • Current State of California Registration as an Associate Therapist (AMFT, APCC, and/or ASW)
  • An interest in working with clients of all ages (we serve children and adults)
  • Willingness to write a comprehensive website bio to help grow your recognition in the community
  • A keen interest in learning about neurodiversity, giftedness, high sensitivity, and the Autism population is essential
  • Top-notch psychotherapy skills
  • Ability and desire to work at least 15 client hours per week.
  • Ability to work at least 2-3 afternoon/evenings per week, plus at least 2 weekend hours per week until your caseload is built up (this is needed to work with our clients’ busy schedules)
  • Some technology skills (we use CounSol, Google Meet, and Google Workspace)

A big plus if you have:

  • Prior knowledge of neurodiversity populations, giftedness, highly sensitive populations, ADHD, Autism and or other developmental differences/challenges
  • Particular experience/knowledge that will complement our mission of serving neurodiverse populations
  • Family therapy and/or parenting support experience
  • a California License (LPCC, LMFT, LCSW) (compensation for licensed clinicians is significantly higher)

To apply

  1. Send cover letter to admin@therathrive.com
  2. Send CV/Resume to admin@therathrive.com
  3. Click the button below to complete our questionnaire

Note: If we select you for an interview, we will request three professional references.

We are excited to meet you!




Thank you for your interest!