Graduate Student MFT Trainee Opportunities

Are you a graduate student pursuing a Masters degree in Psychology, Counseling, or Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy? If so, consider becoming a Graduate Student MFT Trainee at Casa Youth Shelter.


Casa Youth Shelter provides a structured training program for our Graduate Student MFT Trainees. MFT Trainees provide counseling services for a diverse clientele that includes adolescent residents, their families and non-residential members of the community. MFT Trainees gain valuable hands-on experience providing counseling to clients in one-on-one individual settings, family sessions and groups. Casa Youth Shelter provides five (5) hours of supervision weekly, consisting of both individual and group supervisions.


MFT Trainee requirements:

  • Must be enrolled in an approved Masters degree program
  • Must commit to 20 hours per week (including 3 separate days and 2 evenings) and must participate in video and live supervision
  • Traineeship commitment is 12 months


To apply, please send email with resume and cover letter attached to Lupita Gutierrez, Chief Operating Officer, at


Casa Youth Shelter is an Equal Opportunity Placement Site.