Interested in Joining the Seattle Play Therapy Team?

Who we are:

Our first and foremost mission at Seattle Play Therapy is to provide quality therapeutic care for children and families. We strive to create a work culture that balances developing a supportive community while promoting individual professional growth. We believe that being a therapist is a challenging job and therefore it’s imperative that your place of work values and appreciates you as a clinician and provides you with a supportive environment to develop skills that allow you to be the best therapist you can be.

About the Job:

We are looking for another play therapist to join our team to provide 1:1 and family therapy for an array of clients. Much of our referrals are between the ages of 3-11, though we also receive referrals for adolescents. This position may include office, home-based or school-based therapy. Hours will vary, and will begin as a part-time position (flexible work hours including weekends, a must), with the opportunity to move into a full-time position.

Compensation and Benefits:

As a clinician you will have the opportunity to receive quality supervision from a Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor. You will receive client referrals, administrative support (billing, invoicing, insurance etc.) and all the materials you need to provide play therapy – access to a state-of-the art thoughtfully compiled playroom, office/art supplies, mobile-playroom, adult office and waiting room (click here for photos of the playroom). Compensation is competitive.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Masters degree in counseling, psychology, marriage and family therapy, social work or related field
  • Licensed with the Department of Health (Associate license, will be considered depending on experience and qualifications)
  • WA Background Check
  • Internship/Practicum or job experience working with children
  • Knowledge and passion for working with children, specifically through play therapy modality
  • Therapeutic orientation aligned with beliefs stated in this website
  • Effective communicator
  • Empathic and warm presence
  • Strong clinical skills and understanding of family dynamics, childhood behaviors and attachment theory
  • Passion for personal growth and life long learning
  • Strong team member – supportive, honest, compassionate, invested, trustworthy, aware and motivated
  • Flexible working hours that include weekends (especially at first, with the opportunity to move into a weekday position with seniority)

To Apply:

Please send cover letter, resume and references to Please include why you believe that you would be a good fit for working at Seattle Play Therapy, your experience, background, therapeutic orientation/beliefs/style and what you believe you can contribute to our team.