Ottawa Centre for Cognitive Therapy
Relocate to Ottawa. Preferred start date: ASAP 2020
The Ottawa Centre for Cognitive Therapy is seeking a Clinical Psychologist with a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy orientation within a busy, well established clinic in Ottawa Ontario, Canada.
The Ottawa Centre for Cognitive Therapy is a dynamic private clinic. The Centre is very busy, providing approximately 8000 therapy sessions per year. There are currently 9 therapists, all registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. The workplace atmosphere is collegial, with weekly scheduled opportunities for consultation and discussion, as well as social opportunities to get to know your colleagues.
What Can We Offer You?
A progressive professional development program
This includes at least 2 hours of development meetings per week, with Senior Psychologists who have over 30 years of experience. As well as a bi-annual allowance for professional development courses. Thus, the successful candidate will be provided with substantial support and training in CBT. This includes keeping abreast of:
(a) Traditional approaches to cognitive therapy;
(b) The most recent and cutting edge research in applicable cognitive science;
(c) Contemporary clinical techniques and applications including mindfulness, meta-cognitive therapy and other “third wave” approaches.
High Referral Rates
The Centre has a high rate of referrals from the community, which provides the opportunity for the successful candidate to have their case load grow rapidly. All referrals are assessed at intake by a senior psychologist and then assigned to a therapist who best matches the referral, ensuring that therapists develop a case load that best matches their interests and training.
The yearly range of pay ($120,000 - $180,000) reflects income for 20-30 client hours. Your hours can be negotiated with the directors.
No Overhead Expenses
You will be given your own furnished office, and extensive administrative support. The Centre employs an administrative staff highly experienced in all administrative details involved in managing a private clinic. They are regularly complimented by clients for their helpfulness.
The successful candidate must:
- Have completed a clinical PhD program in Psychology, or equivalent
- Have completed their clinical internships and 1 year residency
- Be registered, or immediately eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario
- Have training and a key interest in CBT.
- Have a commitment to further developing their therapy skills within a CBT orientation
- Have a dedication to integrating an academic orientation with clinical practice
- Enjoy working in a collegial workplace atmosphere
- Eligible to work in Canada
- English essential
- Bilingualism would be considered an asset
The Ottawa Centre for Cognitive Therapy is owned and operated by Dr. Jane Blouin and Dr. Arthur Blouin. More details can be found on our website: www.ocbt.ca
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: $120,000.00 to $180,000.00 /year
- Clinical Therapy: 2 years (Preferred)