Phoenix House Counselor (Bilingual) (MFT or MFTi) in Bakersfield, California

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity? We invite you to join the Phoenix House team in Bakersfield! We are in the process of our greatest transformation in our company's 50 years of operation. If you are looking for a company with a new approach to treatment then this could be the opportunity for you!

We are a leading non-profit treatment center who provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment with over 130 programs across ten states. As we embark on our 50 year anniversary, we are committed to treating the whole person — and their families — with caring, qualified professionals through evidence-based care to teens, adults, and families.

We are currently seeking a Bilingual Marriage Family Therapist or Marriage Family Therapist Intern at Kern Valley State Prison is seeking a bilingual full time paid employee/intern who is accountable for individual and some family therapy sessions, psychological screenings, and treatment planning. The employee is responsible for timely and accurate completion of individual client sessions notes, reports, and other documentation related to the treatment and progress of clients in the program.


•Documentation includes a web-based, electronic health record

•Employees must pass two-day training as part of the hiring process.



•A minimum of a Master of Arts or Science Degree in behavioral science, counseling, marriage family therapist, social work, and a registered intern number with the California Behavioral Board of Sciences and license eligibility is required.

•Current and valid driver’s license in state of residence


•Bilingual (Spanish) Required


Phoenix House provides extensive training in the areas of assessment, treatment planning crisis intervention, individual counseling, facilitation of evidenced based groups, DSM5 diagnostic skills, and electronic health record training. Employees/interns receive individual and group supervision in accordance with the California Behavioral Board of Sciences or Board of Psychology


Please submit your resume to with Therapist-Crossroads in the subject line. We at Phoenix House appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization.