Part-Time Opportunity with Seattle Play Therapy

Posted by Seattle U MAP on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM PDT


Seattle Play Therapy is a small private play therapy practice in Seattle. The organization's mission is to provide quality therapeutic care for children and families. Seattle Play Therapy strives to create a work culture that balances a supportive community while promoting individual professional growth.


  • This is an employee, W-2 status position (not an Independent Contractor position)
  • Compensation is competitive and includes a percentage of billable hours (DOE/license level), paid administrative time, paid sick time, and training stipend (amount depends on hours worked)
  • Client referrals
  • Administrative support (invoicing, billing, insurance eligibility and credentialing etc.)
  • Full access to thoughtfully compiled playroom, art supplies, office supplies, adult/teen sand tray room, waiting room, a large collection of professional development books and resources, and children's library etc.
  • Opportunity to work for an employer and with a team that supports and values the healing power of play, in addition to your own professional growth and development as a play therapist
  • Supervision from a Registered Play Therapist – Supervisor
  • APT-Approved Continuing Education towards the Registered Play Therapist Credential and licensure CEUs, through SPT's trainings


  • Fully Licensed with the Department of Health (not currently considering Associate Licenses)
  • Available to work Saturday and/or Sundays, completing 8-12 client hours per week. Client hours can be scheduled on Saturdays and/or Sundays and one weekday (optional), making up a total of 8-12 client hours per week. [This has the opportunity to grow into a full time position].
  • Able to start in late April
  • Eligible for employment in the state of WA
  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, marriage and family therapy, social work or related field
  • Experience working therapeutically with children
  • Knowledge and passion for working with children, specifically through play therapy
  • Effective communicator. Empathic and warm presence
  • Strong clinical skills and understanding of family dynamics, childhood behaviors and attachment theory
  • Passion for personal growth and lifelong learning
  • Strong team member – supportive, honest, compassionate, invested, trustworthy, aware, intuitive, flexible and motivated


Please send cover letter, resume and references to Please include why you believe that you would be a good fit to work at Seattle Play Therapy, your experience, background, therapeutic orientation/beliefs/style and what you believe you can contribute to our team. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an initial phone interview.