Any candidate we consider must embody POETIC’s 11 core values.

Licensed Clinical Therapist


POETIC is seeking a licensed therapist with experience working with youth who have experienced complex trauma. The ideal candidate will have experience implementing evidence-based interventions such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Prolonged Exposure, Trauma-Focused CognitiveBehavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.


Any candidate we consider must embody POETIC’s 11Core Values, possess a high level of personal insight and strong interpersonal resilience, be willing to receive and give appropriate feedback, be an exceptional professional team player (while maintaining personal boundaries), have a strong command of behaviorism and dialectics, and most importantly, put youth first in every decision/action.


Duties of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure ethical standards are upheld with fidelity.
  • Provide individual,group, family andparentpsychotherapy under an evidence-basedmodel.
  • Conduct thorough risk, needs, and strengthsassessment of every youth on a regular basis while workingtowards the progression of goals in treatment.
  • Diligent with notes and data collection whilesupporting the organizations focus on outcome research and efficacy.
  • Work collaboratively in our multi-disciplinary team meetings (therapists, case managers,educators and community partners) toensure we are upholding the needs of the youth and family.
  • Advocate for the youth and family within the various systems they are a part of (juvenile justice,foster care and school).
  • Be available 24/7 for DBT coaching calls for youth and parents.


Character Requirements: Self-aware, possessstrong ethical boundaries, takes initiative, clinically competent, organized,exhibits follow through, team-oriented, professional, passionate about POETIC’smission.

Job Type: Full-time


Minimum Education: Master’s degree with Texas state license, Doctoral degree preferred.

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To apply, please sent your cover letter and c.v. to  Due to the number of responses, we will not be able to respond to specific questions.  However, if you feel that your values align with ours, please apply.