Skip to main content

Expressive Therapist FT Behavioral HealthChicago, Illinois

Apply Now

Current Kindred Healthcare employees apply here.

Job # 395147 Date posted 10/14/2020


What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.

As our most acute level of care, Kindred’s transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.

As an Expressive Therapist you will:
  • Be responsible for providing direct clinical services to child, adolescent, and adult patients utilizing art and other expressive therapies to address interpersonal issues that cause emotional distress.

  • These include art therapy, music therapy and dance/movement therapy and certifications allowing for therapeutic interventions of specific group types.

  • Depending on certification other modalities such as play therapy, EMDR and other trauma-informed interventions may be utilized as clinical appropriate for the patient or population.

  • Planning and implementation of group sessions for each population.

  • Planning and implementation of individual sessions.

  • Documentation of group sessions and individual sessions.

  • Completion of Activity Therapy assessments.
  • Planning and assisting with programming outside of normal group hours for special events.

  • Maintaining and ordering appropriate materials and supplies for interventions.


As an Expressive Therapist you will have:
  • Master’s Degree in Art, Music, Dance/Movement Therapy from an accredited school.

  • Certification or registry appropriate to the disciple of study, such as the American Art Therapy Association (AATA). 

  • Independent practice scope licensure as an LPC, LMFT or LCSW is desired. 

  • CPR and CPI.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience.

Apply Now

Current Kindred Healthcare employees apply here.

High Standards Icon

You have high standards. So do we. Find your future with Kindred, the country’s largest provider of post-acute care. A career here will allow you to learn, thrive and grow in a positive and supportive environment where your input matters. Join us and see all that you can accomplish when you combine your talent, skills and dedication with a highly successful and compassionate healthcare leader.

High Standards Icon

Nursing excellence practiced here. Kindred is one of the largest, most successful providers of post-acute care in the country and our nurses are a big reason why. Here, you’ll engage our patients and their families by providing the skill, comfort and compassionate care needed for the best possible outcomes and reducing lengths of stay and unnecessary re-hospitalizations. Join our dedicated staff and gain valuable experience as you learn, grow and thrive in a positive and empowering environment.

High Standards Icon

Rehabilitation is the key to everything we do. And our caring, compassionate therapists are proud to lead the way. As the largest diversified provider of rehabilitation therapy in the country, we’ve been managing rehab for more than 30 years. Whether you are a physical, occupational or speech-language therapist, we have opportunities that allow you to provide exceptional care in an environment committed to career growth and continual learning and support.

Recently Viewed Jobs

You have not viewed any jobs yet.

Saved Jobs

You have not saved any jobs yet.

Sign up for Job Alerts

Get the latest job openings based on your skills and background sent directly to your inbox.

Sign up for Job Alerts

Get the latest job openings based on your skills and background sent directly to your inbox. Click "Add" after entering your interests, then click "Sign Up" and we’ll email you when an opening matches your criteria.

Interested InSelect a job category from the list of options. Search for a location and select one from the list of suggestions. Finally, click “Add” to create your job alert.

  • Behavioral Health, Chicago, Illinois, United StatesRemove

Connect with Our Recruiters

Share some preliminary info about yourself and we will contact you to discuss your career and future opportunities.

Connect with Our Recruiters

Please note this is NOT an application to a specific job. To apply for a specific job please click here and complete an online application.

When is the best time to reach you?

Which discipline do you work in?
Which setting do you currently work in?
Which setting are you most interested in learning about?