Pure Life Adventure is an innovative Wilderness Therapy / Adventure Therapy program located in the beautiful country of Costa Rica. We are seeking a skilled therapist to join our dynamic team in 2018. This professional will provide individual, group, and family therapy to young adults ages 18-30 years old. In addition, weekly phone consultation to the client’s family and referring professionals will be required. The therapist will be part of a treatment team and responsible for providing ongoing training to guides and other staff. Living in Costa Rica and occasional travel for marketing/educational purposes is required. Pure Life offers a competitive compensation package and an attractive, flexible work schedule with the opportunity to live/work/play in one of the most beautiful countries in the world.
Master's degree with previous wilderness experience or PhD level clinical degree with is required. Experience working with adolescents or young adults, and their families in a clinical setting is expected, and training in positive psychology, family systems, and CBT/DBT is strongly preferred. Strong communication skills, the ability to manage a caseload, work independently, full english proficiency, and good interpersonal skills are required. Knowledge and experience in the outdoors is also preferred, along with a fun loving sense of humor!
Pure Life Adventure is a young adult Adventure Therapy Program based in the Pacific Coast Region of Costa Rica. We provide a 3 month therapeutic experience for 18-26 year olds, integrating traditional therapy with adventures including: surfing, rafting, hiking, and cultural immersion. Our bicultural team provides a therapeutically sophisticated and holistic approach to helping young adults with de...pression, anxiety, low self-esteem, lack of motivation, executive function deficits, trauma, and substance abuse. Our students are individuals with very real challenges looking for lasting change. Pure Life provides intermediate level treatment, utilizing traditional individual and group therapy in combination with outdoor experiential learning and adventure. Our integrated and dynamic approach includes an emphasis on fitness, mindfulness, life skills, and resiliency development.