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Registered Psychotherapist/Social Worker/Counsellor

Registered Psychotherapist/Social Worker/Counsellor

Company: Tina J. Smith & Associates Counselling & Psychotherapy
Contact Person: Tina J Smith
5 Wellington Street, North
Woodstock, Ontario , N4S 6P1
Phone: 2262375555

Position Description

We are rooted in attachment and trauma assessment and treatment practices utilizing the integration of the Word of God and neuroscience to provide the best care, support and healing for our clients. We support individuals (children, youth and adults), couples, and families within this practice/ministry with specialized and researched-based methods.

This position is for the role of a full-time employee working for Tina J. Smith & Associates who is a Registered/Licensed-Therapist/Psychotherapist. This individual shall be responsible for providing counselling/psychotherapy based on a shared view of ministry and a shared commitment to Christian values that create an environment of trust, cooperation, grace, and enrichment for clients and this practice. This practice is established in the belief that people are created with the capacity to heal, and may need support from a trained therapist to “dig deeper” for healing.


  • Must have a minimum qualification of a Masters degree in a mental health field from an accredited academic institution.
  • Must be registered with a regulated governing body (College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, The College of Psychologists of Ontario or College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario).
  • 5 years of counselling experience (is preferred).
  • Must maintain up-to-date professional liability and general liability insurance coverage, each in an amount not less than $2,000,000.00 per occurrence or showing proof of professional liability insurance once hired.
  • Must be able to articulate how s/he integrates his/her commitment to Jesus (directly and indirectly) as a therapist.
  • Must have a character of integrity and be above reproach in all areas of conduct and life, including the ability to maintain confidentiality.

General Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide individual, couples, and family counselling (direct and telehealth).
  • Work with children and youth (opportunities for specializations).
  • Perform assessments and treatment planning to address the needs of the client(s).
  • Advocate on behalf of clients where necessary for further support in the community.
  • It is expected to participate in ongoing continuing education and personal/professional skill development.
  • Responsible for keeping oneself abreast of current developments in the state of the mental health field. This includes general awareness of areas that are not considered therapists’ speciality areas.
  • Trained or willing to participate in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) as this practice works with core wounds that occurred during developmental stages pertaining to attachment wounds, historical and present-day traumas that can only be effectively accessed through somatic/sensory and emotional state forms of therapeutic treatments.
  • Consultation and supervision are required with Tina J. Smith (Owner/Director) pertaining to client files, concerns related to this practice, educational upgrading, and EMDR Consultation.
  • Connect with clients upon receiving messages within 24-48 hours, except for on weekends.
  • Maintain accurate clinical records and up-to-date schedule on shared clinical practice software called Owlpractice.
  • Understand areas of Conflict of Interest that could affect this clinical practice and the therapist’s role within the community.

Salary/Wage and Hours

  • An employee position is a commission-based position where an associate’s salary is 50% of the hourly rate charged.
  • After being employed for three years, this rate is increased to 60% of the hourly rate charged to clients.
  • The associate should anticipate working daytime hours and at least one evening per week.
  • The schedule is determined in partnership with the Director and mindful of work-life balance.
  • The associate should expect to work towards a minimum of 24 hours of direct counselling/psychotherapy hours per week.
  • The hours and client load per day are negotiable and are determined by the associate and director, but there is a minimum expectation of client caseload.
  • Two weeks of paid vacation.  
  • There is a shut-down week between Christmas and New Years, but there is an option to work.
  • Lieu hours can earn a fourth week off during the year.


  • Flexible working hours
  • Paid Vacation
  • Casual dress
  • On-site parking

Job Type: Full-time, commission, permanent

Salary: $45,000.00-$70,000.00 per year

Posted: August 3, 2020 | Renewed: July 7, 2022 | Expires: December 1, 2022
Posted Under: Counselling
Career ID: [ 8075 ]