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Trauma-Informed Therapist (re-opening Fall 2024)

Therapy Alberta is hiring experienced therapists to provide trauma-informed online therapy with clients throughout Alberta. We are looking for Independent Contractor Psychologists, Social Workers, and Certified Canadian 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 in person and 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, lunch & learns, or webinars

 

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 affirming, open-minded, accepting, non-judgmental, culturally humble, anti-racist and inclusive of all folks

  • Are experienced in working with a niche population (adults or youth, 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

  • Are willing to engage in joint marketing efforts to reach your ideal clients and build your caseload

 

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 additional cyber coverage

  • 1+ year clinical therapy experience post-graduation

  • 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 in-person and online therapy services as per the guidelines of your regulatory body

  • Manage client caseload and files 

  • Schedule and reschedule client appointments

  • Maintain schedule and billing 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: Summer 2024

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.

Volunteer: Clinic & Community Assistant

Therapy Alberta is seeking enthusiastic volunteers who want to get experience in a private practice setting to assist with clinic operations and community engagement. This role will involve you in a busy online therapy private practice. Volunteers are essential to our mission and help us increase mental health awareness, offer public education, maintain high-quality mental health care, and better serve our communities. 

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 in person and 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. 

  • We provide online and in person trauma-informed therapy services to individuals, couples, families, and youth in Calgary and across Alberta

 

Benefits of Joining Our Team

  • Work conveniently from home or school

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

  • Gain experience in mental health care and private practice business

  • Opportunities to share and develop your skills and talents and expand your role as you learn

  • Work with Therapy Alberta owner, admins, and team of multi-disciplinary therapists

Our Ideal Volunteers

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

  • Care about improving mental health in your community, province, and society

  • Are keen for professional development in psychology, therapy, or trauma-informed care

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

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

Requirements

  • Master’s student or year 3 / 4 of degree in psychology, social work, or counselling

  • Access to a private work space and computer with webcam and internet 

  • Live in Alberta

 

About the Position

  • Implement a range of activities and projects to support clinic operations, decrease mental health stigma, and increase awareness of Therapy Alberta mission and services

  • Help create and systematize clinic manuals and operations

  • Connect with organizations and businesses to build partnerships and community engagement

  • Write content and blogs and create social media posts, videos, and infographics

 

Commitment

  • Asking for a commitment of 10 hours per week

  • Offering a six-month or one-year contract

 

Location

  • Remote​

Start Date: Immediately

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

 

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates will be required to submit proof of identity, education, and a recent police information check with vulnerable sector search.

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