Family Therapist – Full-time

at Opal
Published May 3, 2021
Location Seattle, Washington
Category Counseling - Psychologists, Social Workers, Therapists & Clinical Directors  
Job Type Full-time  



  • Provide family therapy for our Partial Hospitalization Program and Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Facilitate specific groups based on skills, training and interest, which includes multi-family groups and family psycho-education/process groups
  • Co-facilitate the family therapy program at Opal
  • Collaborate with other family therapists and Leadership on aspects of family therapy programming that need change or revision
  • Administer paperwork and systems related to the family programming
  • Collaboration with other members of a multi-disciplinary treatment team
  • Offer systems-thinking leadership to benefit case conceptualization for other Opal staff
  • Be the point person responsible for communication between clients’ identified family and treatment team
  • Maintain clinical documentation and other administrative tasks required for competent care


Educational/Credential Requirements:

  • Must be at least an associate’s level licensed therapist in the state of Washington: LMHCA, LMFTA, LSWAIC
  • Priority will be given to applicants with full licensure in the state of Washington: LMHC, LMFT, LICSW, LASW or a Licensed Psychologist
  • Interest in ACT and RO-DBT preferred
  • Experience working with eating disorder patients is highly desired
  • Experience working as family therapist, with identified mental illness, desired


Skill Requirements + Opal Value Alignment:

  • System approach desired – strong team work skills needed
  • Practice therapy and live personally in a way that reflects a non-diet, anti-racist, weight-inclusive relationship with food and body
  • Approachable and compassionate, with an emotional awareness of client’s needs and one’s relationship with the client
  • A high degree of confidentiality and personal boundary setting
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • High value of collaboration with multi-disciplinary treatment teams and colleagues
    Experience working with clients with eating disorders and other mental health concerns
  • Alignment with Opal values – view our website to learn more about our approach




Monday-Friday, Full-time or Part-time



Commensurate to experience

Full-time benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, PTO, paid holidays, retirement account with employer matching, paid continuing education

Part-time benefits: PTO, retirement account with employer matching

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