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Clinical Therapist, Life Learning Center

Job Details

LLC/LLP - 5054 - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
$67,704.00 - $83,410.00 Salary
Nonprofit - Social Services


The Clinical Therapist for the Life Learning Center works with a comprehensive field based team that includes clinicians, case managers, employment specialists, and housing case managers. As a team member working with adolescents and young adults and their families/caregivers, handles cases as assigned, or performs intakes, for which the therapist interviews and collects information from clients, identifies symptoms, makes diagnoses and develops a therapeutic or treatment plan, runs therapy groups for children, adults &/or families/caregivers, plans and administers therapeutic treatment within accepted professional guidelines, performs & teaches behavioral interventions, social skills and anger management techniques, makes home, community & work site visits and counsels clients with creative culturally humble, healing centered interventions. The Clinical Therapist also consults with clinical supervisors, psychiatrists, internal and external peers or other specialists in the community and timely completes required progress notes and paperwork using a computerized system. Provides support on call and after hours to clients who call the stabilization line.  Other duties will be assigned.



  • Provides trauma-informed psychotherapy groups, family therapy, and collateral sessions
  • Performs intakes & assessments in order to determine need for services as well as treatment plans
  • Works flexible and non-traditional hours on a regular basis
  • Develops, administers, evaluates and modifies therapeutic or treatment plans
  • Facilitates attachment and supports children’s early developmental processes with parents or caregivers in their homes, school, community, or onsite at the organization
  • Collaborates and cooperates with outside child protective or family services workers assigned to children and their families
  • Advocates for clients when making outside referrals for services
  • Ensures timely completion of documentation including progress notes using an Electronic Health Record System
  • Provides field-based services.
  • Meets or exceeds service delivery requirements
  • Represents the company at community services, funder events and events related to outreach for clients and supporters of the organization
  • Participates in trainings and meetings as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned 



A master’s degree or equivalent (MSW, MA, Ph.D., PsyD, or MS) and clinical experience and/or training directly related to children and child counseling. Training directly related to children and child counseling is preferred. Supervised clinical hours for clinicians obtaining hours toward licensure is provided. Spanish speaking ability is preferred. Current registration with a licensing board is required. . Employee must have the ability to use a personal vehicle with the required insurance coverage to complete the essential duties of their job and conduct agency business. Employee must maintain a valid California driver’s license and clean driving record that meets Wellnest’s insurance carrier’s criteria for liability coverage. In keeping with Company policy for all employees, the successful applicant must also complete a test for TB, and fingerprint clearance by the Department of Justice. Proof that you will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and boosted per eligibility guidelines by your employment start date.  Per the CDC and Department of Public Health, individuals are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19: two weeks or more after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna or vaccine authorized by the World Health Organization), or two weeks or more after they have received a single-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson [J&J]/Janssen).  The Company will provide exemptions in accordance with applicable law.


CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Employee may be asked to pursue additional training when it is determined to be in the best interest of the Company.


WORKING CONDITIONS: Employee regularly works out in the field and in an office environment. Employee may be required to work flexible, evening and/or weekend hours for time-sensitive projects.



  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to define problems, gather, transcribe and post data, analyze, synthesize and classify information, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to work independently and with others - including other employees, clients and members of the public - in face-to-face and telephonic contexts.
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and manage time, meet deadlines and perform duties under time constraints.
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing work demands.
  • Maintain a high level of concentration and attention to detail for extended periods of time.
  • Maintain a high level of ethical and professional standards in accordance with agency policy.



  • Ability to talk or hear in order to give and receive information and instructions.
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to use computer keyboard up to 50% of the day.
  • Visual acuity, ability to adjust focus and peripheral vision for work on a laptop or other computer equipment.
  • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Able to use telephone, office copier, calculator, fax machine, computer printer and scanner, or other equipment as required.



This description is only intended to illustrate the duties, responsibilities and requirements for it.  It is not intended, nor should it be interpreted to describe each and every duty the employee may be required to perform


  • Annualized Salary Range: $67,704 to $83,410
  • $1,000 sign-on bonus upon completing 90-day introductory period
  • This position is also eligible for an annual $5,000 bilingual Spanish differential
  • Wellnest offers $10,000/year to build a personalized health benefits package from a choice of available medical, dental, and vision coverage plans, as well as an employer-paid $50,000 life insurance policy.
  • Wellnest employees benefit from an employer-sponsored 401(k) company match, dollar for dollar, up to 4%, and a profit-sharing contribution benefit of up to 5%.