Art Therapist Job at Evolve Treatment Centers, San Jose, CA

  • Evolve Treatment Centers
  • San Jose, CA

Job Description

Evolve offers the best in therapy and recovery options for residential and outpatient treatment programs for teens. We help adolescents 12 to 17 years old struggling with mental health, substance abuse, or behavior issues. Evolve offers a one-of-a-kind experience that serves teens and their families from across the country from our California-based treatment centers. We focus on positivity, equipping teens for change, and growing the whole person in a setting that’s comfortable and feels like home. 

We’re dedicated to clinical excellence, and we know that you’ll bring your unique contribution to healing families in profound ways. Our work here is special, it’s meaningful, and it’s bigger than all of us. That’s why it takes a true community, aligned in purpose, committed to lifting each other up each day. 

Job Summary: This position entails leading 90-minute art therapy sessions at for up to 6 teens once per week at our PHP/IOP facility in San Jose, CA. Our ideal candidate is experienced, reliable, knows how to maintain appropriate boundaries with clients, and is excited about working with teens with mental health and substance abuse issues. We are looking for someone who is a team player, who is dedicated, patient, compassionate and has experience leading groups of teens.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Create and conduct weekly 90-minute art therapy groups for adolescents ages 12-17 
  • Complete documentation for groups facilitated within 24 hours of group being finished 
  • Travel to the RTC locations to conduct sessions 

This is a contract position.  

Pay Range:  

  • $150/session + budget for supplies 


  • Professional Training - We invest in professional growth, offering quarterly continued education, ongoing training, and professional development courses for all employees. We provide clinical supervision and have helped hundreds of associate therapists successfully complete the licensure process. We offer free CEU and training events, such as Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training, DBT training, and more. 
  • Free Meals – Employees working at our Residential Treatment Centers are offered free meals provided by our in-house chef. 

Equal Opportunity Employer:  Evolve Treatment Centers is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We firmly believe that every individual deserves an equal opportunity to thrive and contribute to our organization. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military status, marital status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


  • Must be a licensed therapist ( LMFT/LPCC/LCSW ) with an active certification in Art Therapy 
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older 
  • Experience working with adolescents (ages 12-17) preferred 
  • Ability to collaborate well with others in team setting 

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • Previous work or volunteer experience with teens or working in a group home (teens or adults) 

Job Tags

Contract work, Local area, Work from home,

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