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Join Our Therapist Community

Trauma-Informed Therapist (position will reopen in Spring 2023) 

Therapy Alberta is hiring experienced therapists to provide trauma-informed online therapy with clients throughout Alberta. We are looking for independent contract Psychologists, Social Workers, and Certified Counsellors living in Alberta to work full- or part-time hours. This is your opportunity to join a community of private practice therapists for connection, support, and networking.

 

About Us

  • We are a diverse, inclusive, and conscious team of Alberta therapists with a mission to improve mental health and transform mental health care.

  • Our vision is to connect folks in Alberta to high-quality, safe, effective and affirming online mental healthcare - especially rural, oppressed, and marginalized groups. Healing can happen within the individual and in the community - we want to decrease the stigma of mental health and increase acceptance of therapy. 

  • Our core values of compassion, accessibility, excellence, socially conscious service, and whole person care help us to focus on providing client-centered therapy with dignity and respect. 

 

Benefits of Joining Our Team

  • Work conveniently from your home or private office

  • Maintain clinical control and work from your approach on your terms with ease

  • Flexible schedule (daytimes, evenings, weekends, full- or part-time hours)

  • Continue working at your current agency, private practice, or group practice

  • We provide company email, Jane video & scheduling, administrative support, billing, and bookkeeping

  • We provide the website, marketing support, advertising, and client referrals

  • Supportive team environment with bi-weekly group consultations and virtual chat community

  • We are a paper-free environment

  • Opportunity to serve rural and equity-seeking communities with high quality, specialized care

  • Opportunity to facilitate or co-facilitate online group therapy

 

Our Ideal Therapists

  • Provide compassionate and affirming care with empathy and non-judgment

  • Support clients to understand what they are experiencing, why, and how to change

  • Help clients feel seen, heard, believed, and encouraged

  • Are open-minded, accepting, non-judgmental, culturally humble, and inclusive of all folks

  • Are experienced in working with a niche population (adults or youth or elders, individuals or couples, families or groups, LGBTQ+ or BIPOC)

  • Are comfortable and proficient delivering online services via primarily video, occasionally phone

  • Don’t want the hassles of managing a business and administrative duties

  • Are a skilled trauma-informed therapist with experience in relational and somatic therapy modalities

  • Are keen for professional development and continuing education in online and trauma therapy

  • Have excellent time management and communication skills and can work independently

  • Are committed to learning and upholding high ethical and professional practice standards

 

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Counselling or Clinical Psychology

  • Must be registered and in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists, Alberta College of Social Workers, or a Certified Canadian Counsellor with CCPA

  • Maintain professional liability insurance with cyber coverage

  • 1+ year clinical therapy experience

  • Computer with high-quality webcam and private, quiet working space

  • Live in Alberta and agree to provide online therapy only to those living in Alberta

 

Assets

  • Skilled in the treatment of complex trauma and dissociative disorders

  • Advanced education and training in trauma-focused and mind-body modalities (EMDR, Sensorimotor, Somatic Experiencing, Hakomi, etc) 

  • Approved provider for insurance, including NIHB or Medavie (CF, RCMP, VA)

  • Willingness to contribute to public education through articles, blogs, and resources

 

About the Position

  • Provide online therapy services as per the guidelines of your regulatory body

  • Manage client caseload and files 

  • Schedule and reschedule client appointments

  • Maintain schedule on Jane app

  • Maintain clinical competence and engage in external consultation, supervision and continuing education

 

Commitment

  • Asking for a commitment of 10 – 25 hours per week

  • Compensation is based on a competitive 70/30% split with therapist openness to sliding scale fees

  • Looking for a long-term fit; applications will be accepted until a qualified candidate is found

 

Start Date: Spring 2023

Contract Length: 12 months with annual renewals

 

To ensure a good fit before submitting your application:

  1. Explore this website to understand the team approaches and values

  2. Email your CV, references, and cover letter outlining your clinical specialties, approaches, and ideal clients

 

Successful candidates will be required to submit a recent police information check with vulnerable sectors search, proof of active practice permit, and proof of professional liability insurance with cyber-security coverage.

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