12 Art Therapist Jobs in United States

Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.
$58k-74k (estimate)
7 Months Ago
200 Academy
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$52k-65k (estimate)
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Maxmed Healthcare
Campbell, KY | Other
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Fine Arts Association Willoughby
$50k-64k (estimate)
3 Months Ago
The Village Network
Wooster, OH | Other
3 Months Ago
United Community Center
Milwaukee, WI | Other
$68k-84k (estimate)
3 Months Ago
Eagleville Hospital
Eagleville Hospital, PA | Full Time
$67k-83k (estimate)
6 Months Ago
Catholic Charities Brooklyn And Queens
Brooklyn, NY | Full Time
$63k-83k (estimate)
1 Week Ago
Compass Health Center
Chicago, IL | Intern
2 Months Ago
Uhs Of Delaware, Inc.
$71k-85k (estimate)
2 Months Ago
Gemma Services (Formerly Silver Springs-Martin Lut
Plymouth Meeting, PA | Part Time
$88k-112k (estimate)
3 Months Ago
Hendricks Behavioral Hospital
Plainfield, IN | Other
$50k-62k (estimate)
3 Months Ago

Art Therapist

$58k-74k (estimate)
Full Time 7 Months Ago

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Position Summary

The Art Therapist provides individual and group art therapy services for adults and children who are receiving services with Tri-County Mental Health Services in accordance with the standards of clinical practice established by the state of Missouri and the policies and procedures of Tri-County.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provides individual and group art therapy to clients, using appropriate treatment modalities and evidence-informed art-based interventions
  • Actively contributes to the functioning of the treatment team, informing members of any issues impacting plans of care in a succinct, organized and timely manner.
  • Assesses individuals referred for individual art therapy, prioritizes high-need individuals when referrals exceed hours available to complete sessions
  • Contributes to treatment plans on individual clients based on client strengths with individualized, specific, measurable and time referenced goals in collaboration with the client.
  • Documents provision of care/treatment in a timely manner, according to regulatory guidelines and professional practice
  • Consistently meets billable expectations
  • Follows established protocol to assure payment of services, including timely seeking of authorization and reauthorization of services
  • Provides follow-up for clients who do not follow through with services
  • Actively seeks to resolve issues, problems and concerns
  • Shows sensitivity to and appreciation of issues related to age, ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, gender, and sexual orientation
  • Provides clinical services in a manner appropriate to the client’s level of functioning
  • Accepts and responds appropriately to feedback from clients, staff, supervisors and referral sources
  • Actively seeks ongoing professional development and knowledge of new treatment modalities and evidence based practices.
  • Participates in staff and clinical meetings as needed, supervision, and staff development trainings
  • Other duties and/or responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)


  • Master’s degree in Art Therapy or Counseling
  • ATR-Provisional, ATR or ATR-BC
  • Annual TB screening required
  • CPR/First Aid Certification required

Experience Required:

  • 1 to 3 years of prior experience required
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience preferred

Required Knowledge:

  • Knowledgeable of behavioral health diagnosis, trauma informed care and appropriate treatment modalities.
  • Knowledgeable of HIPAA rules and how to protect client confidentiality.
  • Knowledgeable of effective, research-supported art therapy applications applicable to mental health and trauma recovery settings.
  • Extensive knowledge of the visual arts, human and creative development, counseling, and psychological theories and techniques.


  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate boundaries
  • Skilled at providing a welcoming atmosphere free of distractions, including respectful and trauma informed language and non-verbal behavior
  • Consistently practices self-care activities
  • Knowledge and skill in a variety of art materials such as drawing, painting, collage, clay, sculpture, etc. Must demonstrate knowledge with materials to facilitate client’s use of art media and the creative process to attain treatment goals







50 - 100






$10M - $50M

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About Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc.

Tri-County Mental Health Services, Inc. exists to provide prevention and recovery-oriented mental health and substance use services which are quality assured and responsive to consumer needs. In 1990, TCMH was established and is governed by a not-for-profit community board. Since its inception, the agency has progressed as a freestanding corporation and its growth includes ownership of facilities on the campus of Maple Woods Community College in North Kansas City. The agency is the primary safety-net provider of comprehensive behavioral health services to a community of more than 346,000 peopl...e who live north of the Missouri River in Clay, Platte, and Ray counties. Tri-County Mental Health Services provides nationally recognized behavioral health services that include mental health, substance abuse treatment and prevention and wellness activities that include psychiatric services, therapy and outpatient programs, crisis services for individuals and families, and substance abuse programs for adults and adolescents. Our agency utilizes a unique provider network allowing the agency to deliver accessible, cost-effective services to 7,700 consumers each year. In addition to hiring agency-based staff to provide services to the community, TCMH out-sources clinical treatment for behavioral health problems to professionals who live and work throughout the three-county area. This includes private practitioners, social service agencies, and hospitals. Currently TCMH has a site-based staff of 93, a network of 112 individual and agency providers, and more than 500 volunteers. By using these existing community resources, the agency has assembled the most professional collaborative team in the three-county area and successfully minimized overhead costs, maximized collaboration The agency also offers 24-hour per day, 365 days a year crisis response. More
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