Behavioral Health

Play Therapy Counselor

San Jose, California   |   Full time

AACI is dedicated to serving the wellness needs of our community utilizing a strength based, client centered, and culturally sensitive approach.


 AACI is a community health organization serving the marginalized communities in Santa Clara County. Recently AACI received a new grant allowing us to start a Katie A  program allowing us to expand our services to include youth in the foster care system and hire more Behavioral Health professionals!


We provide employees with:

  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Access to training and clinical supervision hours
  • Learning management system with free CEUs
  • Licensed providers eligible for student loan assistance
  • Paid annual license fee
  • Experienced clinical guidance and a supportive environment
  • Additional pay for bilingual staff
  • AACI named Bay Area Top Workplaces 2019

We offer convenient freeway access, bagel Mondays, delicious coffee and excellent benefits!  403(b) retirement plan with match and AACI pays 95% of benefit premiums for full time staff and 50% of dependent benefits.

 The ideal candidate has:

  • Master degree in psychology or related field (Required)
  • Licensed with the BBS or working toward licensure (ASW, AMFT or APCC)
  • Minimum 3-4 years’ experience of directly related experience
  • Knowledge of Juvenile Probation Department , Santa Clara County Department of Family and Children Services, Family Advocates, Social Security Agency, private insurance companies, Victim Witness and other involved agencies
  • Understanding of cultural issues, community resources and family dynamics
  • Fluent in Spanish or Vietnamese highly desired
  • Ability to possess and maintain a valid CA Driver’s License, must have suitable vehicle for agency travel and current automobile insurance.
  • Experience in Art Therapy or in a related role is desirable

For a full job description: https://aaci.org/wellness-counselor/

Apply now and help us strengthen the hope and resilience of our community members by improving their health, mental health and well-being!

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