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Bilingual Psychotherapist

About Us

 We are both women of colour therapists who primarily work with the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) community, immigrants, refugees, amongst other communities. We are allies of the LGBTQ+ community and respect all identities. We specialize in treating anxiety, depression, interpersonal relationships, trauma, loss, and chronic stress. We see adolescents, individuals and couples to work on their presenting concerns.

About the position

Catharsis Counselling & Psychotherapy requires a bilingual therapist to provide therapy services for individuals and couples. A part-time independent virtual contractor is expected to see 10-15 clients per week. Due to COVID-19, all therapy services will be rendered virtually. We provide you with: clients who fall under your scope of competency, all marketing campaigns, case management system, billing infrastructure and virtual HIPAA compliant platform. All applications are welcomed but priority will be given to Indigenous Peoples, visible minorities and women as they account for the majority of the clients we serve. 

 

Qualifications and requirements

  • Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both English & French; other languages would be a strong asset

  • Registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (in good standing)

  • Professional liability insurance (minimum 1 million)  through the OAMHP, CCPA, or other reputable organization

  • Must provide Criminal/vulnerable person’s check

  • Experience or understanding of a subcontractor role and private practice 

  • Experience working with a variety of clients with psychological concerns; anxiety, depression, suicidality, trauma (race-based, gender-based, sexual, physical, and emotional), family dynamics, disordered eating, amongst other concerns (experience working with couples is an asset, additional experience with individuals and adolescents 17+ would be a strong asset)

  • Experience in long term therapy, narrative, psychodynamic, relational counselling approaches would be an asset

  • Commitment to inclusive, multicultural services delivered via a strength based approach

  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to handle a large volume of clients

  • Experience in providing a range of treatment approaches

  • Excellent case conceptualization skills as well as exceptional interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills

 

Roles and duties

To provide client-centered care as part of a team for clients of Catharsis Counselling & Psychotherapy. The role consists of a combination of clinical and administrative work including but not limited to:

  • Providing psychotherapy (10-15 clients weekly) for youth (ages 15+), adults and couples

  • Conduct consultations, intake assessments for individuals and couples

  • Complete appropriate and timely documentation that summarizes the treatment plan in the client's record, including intake assessment, plan, implementation, and progress notes 

  • Provide appropriate follow-ups in accordance with the client’s treatment goals, referring clients for higher level of care as appropriate

  • Generating appropriate approach in regards to client’s presenting concerns

  • Maintain psychotherapist registration, liability insurance and continuing education

  • Reporting clients' highly dangerous undertakings to the relevant authorities

  • Participate in bi-weekly peer case consultation meetings

  • Participate in monthly supervision by clinical psychologist,

 

Work environment

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, this position has been designated as a “Remote” with 100% of activity expected to be carried out remotely from a home office or similar location. This is expected to remain in place until future notice. 

 

Application process

Please send your resume and cover letter to info@catharsistherapy.ca, highlighting how you meet the requirements. Thank you for your interest!