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Trauma-Informed Therapist

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 time hours, part time hours)

  • Continue working at your current agency or 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 monthly consultations to share skills and ideas

  • We are a paper-free environment

  • Opportunity to serve rural and oppressed communities with high quality, specialized care

  • Opportunity to facilitate or co-facilitate online group therapy

 

As the Ideal Therapist, you:

  • Provide compassionate 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 inclusive, open-minded, and committed to improving equitable access to mental health

  • 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 (online booking optional)

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

 

Commitment

  • Asking for a commitment of 5 – 25 hours per week.

  • Compensation is based on a competitive % split with annual increases; service rates are set by the therapist with openness to sliding scale fees

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

 

Start Date: Immediately

Contract Length: 12 months with annual renewals

 

To ensure a good fit before submitting your application:

  1. Explore www.therapyalberta.com to understand the team approaches and values

  2. Email admin@therapyalberta.com 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 a recent police information check with vulnerable sectors search, proof of active practice permit, and proof of professional liability insurance with cyber-security coverage.

Therapy Alberta acknowledges we live and work on the ancestral territories of many Indigenous peoples who have lived in and cared for these lands for generations.

We strive to create safe, affirming, and anti-oppressive spaces that welcome and support all members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities.