Mental Health Therapist ( Masters Level)

Arivaca Boy’s Ranch is seeking a masters-level Mental Health Therapist, to join our team.

Arivaca Boy’s Ranch is an inpatient behavioral health residential facility for teenage boys (13-17). The boys have various individual struggles including anger management, histories of trauma, substance abuse, attachment and mood disorders, and mental health diagnoses. We use equine therapy coupled with Arbinger philosophies of relationship building, as well as traditional individual, group and family therapy.

Our program is committed to providing Trauma-Informed Care principles throughout every aspect of treatment. Candidates should have a pro-active mindset and desire to facilitate success in our program. They must be enthusiastic in helping us carry out our mission to help young men discover their greatness and potential, develop the tools to cope with life challenges, to learn to set and achieve goals, and to build productive relationships with family and peers.


  • Provide mental health assessments, counseling, referrals, and intervention services

  • Complete and maintain appropriate documentation according to state and federal guidelines

  • Facilitate individual, group, and family therapy

  • Manage a caseload of 8-12 clients

  • Conduct intakes and perform initial psycho-social assessment upon admission.

  • Learn and incorporate Arbinger frameworks in a therapeutic setting (Although helpful, no prior knowledge of Arbinger is necessary, the candidate will receive Arbinger training and resources upon employment)

Requirements & Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Related Field

  • Must be able to obtain a level 1 clearance card

  • The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in working with youth with diverse backgrounds.

  • Knowledge of horses or equine therapy is not essential, though it would prove to be an asset if that is an interest of the candidate.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $48k - $60k a year, negotiable depending on experience and other benefits

We are a Drug-Free Company. All positions at Arivaca Boys Ranch are designated as “Safety Sensitive”; it is essential that all employees on the ranch are alert and attentive at all times. Following an offer of employment, and prior to reporting to work, all applicants will be required to submit to and pass a substance abuse screen.


Arivaca Boys Ranch is an equal opportunity employer and does not make hiring decisions based on age, race, gender, religion, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

To apply, please send your resume along with any relevant documentation to:


Every aspect of the ranch is geared to building young man of integrity. Men that are emotionally whole and morally complete. Like a giant jig saw puzzle, each activity from ranch work to recreational play is structured to help the young man uncover his potential, understand the consequences his choices (past and future), and discover his desire to become, and give him the tools to achieve the man of integrity.




38000 S Arivaca Ranch Rd, Arivaca, Arizona 85601


P.O. Box 547, Arivaca, AZ, 85601

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