Registered Psychotherapist

Kitchener, Ontario Contract

Position: Registered Psychotherapist, Contractor Position, Part-Time with opportunity to go Full-Time

Terms: Contractor Position, Part-Time with opportunity to go Full-Time

Reports to: Katie Dixon, MA, RP Clinical Director Peak Resilience Ontario; Jennifer Hollinshead, MA, RCC, Founder

Location: Virtual for the time being with plans to move to in-person in Kitchener/Waterloo

Hours: Flexible. Some evening and weekend hours 

Job Overview:
Peak Resilience is a leading counselling practice specializing in empowering clients to live resilient, authentic and meaningful lives. We practice from an intersectional feminist lens and work with people from all backgrounds and experiences. The purpose of this role is to provide high-quality counselling services and client consultations, be an active member of our amazing team and uphold our mission and values. Extra points for team members who want to have fun and be weird :)
The Peak Resilience head office is in Vancouver and we are now expanding to the Ontario community. We are currently offering virtual sessions to Ontario clients and plan to open an office in Kitchener/Waterloo this year!
Duties and Responsibilities:
·       Providing 50-75 minute counselling sessions. Sessions may take place virtually or in-person (when we have an office)
·       Providing clinical consultation and support to others on the team on an ongoing/as needed basis
·       Keeping up with Peak Resilience emails and Slack team messages
·       Contributing to the development of Peak Resilience digital content: writing blog posts, creating experiential videos, as required (for admin pay: $40.00 an hour)
·       Providing support to Clinical Director and other duties as required
Education and Experience:
·       Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Educational Psychology or Social Work
·       Registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapist (CRPO)
·       Strong ability to work with a broad range of clinical issues (e.g. anxiety, depression, self-worth, trauma, life transitions, grief, relationships)
·       An understanding or willingness to learn intersectional feminist therapy principles
·       Willing to do some evening and/or weekend work
·       Lives in Kitchener/Waterloo an asset
What we offer:
·       Flexibility - the ability to work in-person or virtually, and the freedom to create your own schedule
·       Weekly Supervision or when needed
·       Monthly group clinical consultation and/or professional development workshops
·       Unlimited clinical consultation with members of the Peak Resilience team- you don't have to work alone!
·       Opportunities for on-call debriefing support with other team members
·       Opportunity to join a community of therapists committed to providing high quality, anti-oppressive therapy to a diverse population
·       Marketing materials: professional headshots, videos, and business cards
·       Administrative support: reception, online booking, billing and client care
·       Opportunities to develop groups, workshops and content
·       Regular team events throughout the year to cultivate a community of support

 **Please attach a cover letter and resume as well as answer the pre-screening questions that appear after your application is submitted. If you do not want to submit your application using this platform, you can email it to *

Peak Resilience acknowledges with respect and gratitude that Kitchener/Waterloo is on the unceded, stolen land of the of the Neutral, Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Peoples.

Peak Resilience strives to be an inclusive workplace and we recognize and value of lived experiences of the BIPOC and LGBTQIA2S+ communities  :)

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