Lead Therapist

Amae Health

Amae Health

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

Who We Are:

Amae Health is creating the standard of care for people with severe mental illness. We’re on a mission to deliver radically different care for the 14 million Americans suffering with a severe mental illness (SMI). Amae Health is a verticalized specialty care provider for patients with SMI, treating their psychiatric and physical conditions through in-person care delivery with wrap-around services. Our approach recognizes the unique needs of our patients, and provides personalized treatment across the physical, mental and social service resources required to holistically improve patients’ lives. We believe that only by treating the whole person can you obtain lasting health outcomes.

We’re Hiring!

Amae Health is seeking the right Lead Therapist to partner with us in providing care for complex adult patients. We are open to a flexible part or full time schedule for the right candidate. Please note this position is on-site at our clinic in Los Angeles, CA (90024).

Position Summary:

The Lead Therapist must have previous experience providing individual and group therapy to adults, using evidence-based interventions, and will be required to work within a multidisciplinary treatment team during clinic hours. In this role, it is imperative to take a person-centered approach, while delivering evidence-based interventions and practice measurement-based care, in an integrated care setting. The Lead Therapist will provide individual and group therapy to patients experiencing serious mental illness, as well as psychoeducation and support for patients’ families. Additional responsibilities include providing consultation to therapists on the treatment team, which may include licensed therapists as well as trainees, as well as assisting with program development.


  • Active Licensed Psychologist, LCSW, LMFT or LPCC license in the state of California.
  • Thrives in a collaborative team environment and establishes positive relationships with other medical professionals.
  • At least 1 year of experience in severe mental illness.
  • Experience and interest in working with adults.
  • Experience in evidence-based interventions, including CBT, DBT, or MI.
  • Ability to navigate challenging situations with professionalism.
  • Thorough understanding of confidentiality and appropriate documentation standards.
  • Highly organized with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Possess strong listening skills and excellent verbal communication capabilities.

What We Provide:

  • A best in class work environment with some of the leading mental health professionals in the field! Our program is led by UCLA professors & VA clinicians who have designed this program with the mission of helping individuals with these complex SMI conditions unlock lasting recovery.
  • A unique holistic care model that encourages collaboration amongst staff and successfully provides care for SMI patients.
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k)

More About Amae:

'Amae', pronounced ‘Ah-mai’, is a Japanese concept meaning the need to be in good favor with, and the ability to depend on, the people around oneself. It reflects our core belief that a strong support system is essential to build people up, strengthen their will to carry on and even to thrive in life. This mentality applies across our whole company – from the patients we serve to the team we’re building.

We’re a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) that provides outpatient psychiatric and primary care health services through value-based care arrangements. Our model’s success is predicated upon achieving outcomes for our patients, not on the volume of services provided.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status.