Family-Therapy: position for a Clinical Psychologist working with children, youth, and families

By June 10, 2023Job Opportunities

Family-Therapy is located in the West end of Ottawa. We provide mental health
psychotherapy services to children, youth, individuals, couples, and families.

Position Description
• Provide clinical psychological services to children, youth, and families.
• Maintain client records by documenting client assessments, preparing progress
notes and reports in accordance with established standards, and policies and
procedures to meet regulatory requirements of the College of Psychologists of
• Remain abreast of current literature and relevant developments in clinical
• Maintain professional competence through ongoing professional development.
• Be able to conduct a comprehensive psycho-educational assessment to
determine an individual’s strengths and weaknesses and provide feedback to
individuals and their families.
Must possess one of the following sets of credentials with competencies in assessment,
treatment and therapy for children, youth, and families:
• PhD or Psy.D. in clinical psychology and must be currently registered with the
College of Psychologists of Ontario with a certificate authorizing autonomous
practice as a psychologist; or
• Master’s degree in clinical psychology and must be currently registered with the
College of Psychologists of Ontario with a certificate authorizing autonomous
practice as a psychological associate.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
• Recent and relevant experience in the field of mental health working directly with
children, teens, adults, and families as a clinical psychologist, utilizing
experiential therapy, play therapy, family systems, CBT, attachment based
therapy in community-based, outpatient programs or in private practice.
• Recent and relevant experience working with Trauma-Focused Cognitive
Behavioural Therapy.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of principles regarding child, youth,
systems, and family therapy, including current models of both short-term and
long-term intervention.

• Ability to advocate for youth and children, while working within the family system
• Ability to conduct and score Psycho-educational testing for children and adults.
• Demonstrated advanced written and verbal communication skills, excellent
interpersonal and organizational skills, and intermediate computer skills.
• Proven leadership and self-initiative and demonstrated ability to utilize critical
thinking and problem solving skills.
• Fluency in English is a must. Fluency in French is an asset. Ability to speak other
languages is an asset but not necessary.
Personal Suitability
• Demonstrated belief in lifelong learning and evidence-based practice.
• Ability to working independently within a team context.
• Desire and willingness to participate in and conduct regular peer consultation.
• Ability to develop good interpersonal relationships with peers, other
professionals, clients, and families.
• Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record.
• Clear criminal record check is required.
• Availability to work during day and some evenings. Availability on Saturday is an
• Must be eligible to work in Canada.
Selection Process
Candidates applying to the position must submit a resume and cover letter via this
website. We thank you in advance for your interest; however, only those applicants
selected for an interview will be contacted by phone. We are committed to diversity
within our community and welcome qualified applicants who may add to the existing
diversity within our organization.

Please send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]