Job ID: 233530617

Job Summary
Employment Type
Full Time
Years Experience
Less than 1 year
$30+ Hourly
Job Description

SHARPER FUTURE is currently hiring a qualified pre-licensed (AMFT, ASW, APCC) Staff Clinician/Therapist to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment to a forensic population in our San Jose clinic. This position will provide both short-term and long-term therapeutic services to a post-incarcerated, outpatient population, which includes: individual therapy, group therapy, administering assessments with written reports and monthly treatment plans. Prior training and/or experience in substance abuse treatment and/or working with a criminal population is preferred, along with knowledge of cognitive-behavioral interventions used to provide mental health counseling. Services provided include anger management, dual diagnosis, individual and group therapy, psycheducation, couples therapy, chemical dependency treatment and general psychotherapy. 

Previous experience not required though. 

Must be able to successfully pass a criminal background check.

We are proud of our staff diversity and company culture. We are a proud LBGTQI employer across California.

Minimum Requirements

  • Background providing group and/or individual counseling preferred
  • ASW, APCC or AMFT (registered with BBS with a number)
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well on a team and adaptable to change
  • Proven effective communication
  • Spanish-speaking a huge plus (higher salary offered for bilingual)


Who We Are

SHARPER FUTURE -- Pacific Forensic Psychology Associates, Inc. is an established fast-paced organization that provides an array of assessment and treatment services in the realm of behavioral and mental health. Many of the services address the needs of those who have become involved in the legal system and require specialized evaluations or tailored therapeutic interventions to address their needs and to meet the expectations of the agencies with which they have become involved. We have been in operation since the early 1990s and have offices throughout the Bay Area and Northern/Central/Southern California. Do you want to learn more about us and all the services we provide? Please visit our website to learn much more about us and all the services we provide. We are a premier and refined behavioral health treatment provider. 



  • Full-time positions are eligible for medical, vision, dental.
  • Clinical Supervision by full-time LCSW
  • Generous amounts of paid vacation, paid sick leave and paid holidays.
  • 2 flex days off
  • Free CEU Credits (we are a CAMFT approved CE Provider)
  • Over $300 towards professional development and conferences
  • Flexible schedule (must be approved by supervisor)
  • Upward mobility into management and other higher roles
  • Performance and spot bonuses
  • Competitive salaries


Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time or 32 hours are being considered

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Pacific Forensic Psychology Associates - Sharper Future

Sharper Future serves the public, the mental health, forensic and substance abuse professions, and other healthcare providers, by developing and implementing standards that promote excellence in continuing education to support professional competence and continuous improvement of service delivery and client care.


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