Seeking Creative Arts Therapist

Create space
Space to flow
Here

Make Room
Room to play
Here

Be
Here
Feel free to move
Move with joy
Here

Create Here
Ground Here
Hear and Know Here

Breathe
Here
Express
Here

Something Unknown
Can be Here
Shift and Grow Here
Center Here

See with us Here
Be with us Here
Connect with us Here
Flow with us Here
Thrive with us Here

Expand your heart space
Here

Create to Care
Here

Our
Story

InTouch & Motion is a growing multi-lingual creative-arts therapies practice in the Old Irving Park and Ravenswood neighborhoods of Chicago. InTouch & Motion offers a wide range of psychotherapy, creative arts therapies, and creative wellness services, and was established to encourage creative exploration and celebration of Self as a means to create movement and growth for ourselves, our clients, and our community.

Your
Story

You are a creative arts or expressive arts therapist looking for a long-term career in a place where you can be yourself, play with ideas, and connect with your ideal clients that experience the world from a creative or mind-body lens. You want a practice home that understands how you creatively work with clients, with room to innovate, collaborate, celebrate, and grow together.

You value team-work and contribution in supporting one another’s goals. You love the idea of collaborating with other clinicians or community organizations that have a similar sense of purpose, and value these connections as important to you and your clients’ growth.

The Position

Job Title: Creative Arts Therapist
Reports to: Clinical Supervisor
Location: Chicago, IL or Remote
Hours: Part-time to Full-time
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Supervisory Responsibility: None
Start Date: Immediate

The Creative Arts Therapist is an integral member of a collaborative team of therapists dedicated to guiding clients in growth and healing through trauma-informed counseling and creative arts modalities. The creative arts therapist has the opportunity to work with a wide range of diverse populations through counseling services for individual adults, couples, children, and families, and group therapy services.

This is a part-time to a full-time position, with a minimum commitment of 15 direct service hours per week for in-person therapy at our Chicago Old Irving Park location, Ravenswood location, and/or teletherapy. Candidates with a desire for full-time employment with a minimum of 25 direct service hours per week are encouraged to apply.

 

Required Qualifications:
  • Must have a Master’s degree in counseling or related mental health field
  • Must be Registered or Board Certified in one of the Creative Arts Therapies (music therapy, drama therapy, poetry therapy, art therapy, or dance/movement therapy) or a Registered Expressive Arts Therapist
  • LPC/LCPC, LSW/LCSW, PsyD, or license eligible in Illinois; Fully licensed LCPC/LCSW preferred
  • Two years + post-graduate work in the field
  • Comfortable and familiar with working with diverse populations
  • Available at least 3 weekday evenings 

Benefits:

  • Be part of a creative arts therapy team! 
  • Fantastic large office/multipurpose space and supplies with room for groups, workshops, performance as therapy, and more. 
  • Focus on your work with clients. We have admin support for billing, scheduling and intake paperwork, as well as marketing support and materials provided to help you target your ideal client (Psychology Today and Inclusive Therapists  profiles, website profile, and more).
  • Individual and group supervision is provided by an LCPC and BC-DMT.
  • In- person and remote options for work, giving more room for life balance and creative approaches to treatment.
  • Insurance credentialing with BCBS and Blue Choice PPO.
  • Steady stream of clients provided.
  • W-2 employee (practice contributes to taxes, provides workman’s compensation coverage, and liability coverage).
  • Flexible time off, including up to 60 hours paid time off.
  • Aflac enrollment options, including short-term disability and maternity leave options.
  • Continuing education training.
  • Employer contribution to Simple IRA retirement plan after two years of employment.
  • Employer Health Savings Account contribution option for full-time employees.

Compensation:

Competitive and based on licensure, experience, and caseload size.

InTouch & Motion is an Equal Opportunity Employer: We are welcoming and accessible to all persons, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, or sexual orientation. We embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

How to Apply?

Please send a cover letter and CV to amanda@intouchandmotion.com.