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Posted March 19, 2018
Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research - Senior Clinical Psychologist - Calgary


Senior Clinical Psychologist

Vecova is a leading edge registered non-profit charitable service and research organization that has been meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and the community-at-large since 1969. We are a recognized leader in the Community Disability Services sector and are an affiliate institute of the University of Calgary. We provide a wide range of supports and services (e.g. Living Supports Services; Employment and Enterprise Services; and Wellness Services) in Calgary and the Bow Valley Corridor for persons with disabilities so they may reach their fullest potential and benefit from the highest possible quality of life.

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Clinical Psychologist to join our Professional Supports team. This position is 30 hours per week.

As a Senior Clinical Psychologist you will:

  • Provide clinical services (assessment, individual, and group therapy) to a caseload of clients with developmental disabilities.
  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team, liaising with other professionals as required.
  • Provide consultation to staff teams regarding supporting their clients.
  • Participate in interagency initiatives that support complex needs clients and their caregivers.
  • Supervise graduate level practicum students and provisional psychologists.
  • Oversee client risk management, specifically the approval of planned approaches designed to address behaviours or situations of concern.
  • Provide presentations on a variety of topics to supporters of persons with developmental disabilities.
  • Participate in initial planning and intake for new clients to Vecova as requested.

The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills with a strong client and quality service focus, strong mental health and behavioral management skills, have experience working with persons with developmental disabilities and a desire to mentor other clinicians.


  • A Registered psychologist in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists for at least 5 years.
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant clinical experience in the areas of individual psychotherapy, consultation, and behavior management.
  • Working knowledge of the current predominant diagnostic classification systems and approaches to treatment.
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental or other disabilities.

Why Join Vecova?
Vecova attracts talented people who are dedicated to supporting persons with disabilities and work to assist them to achieve their goals and enhance their quality of life.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to recruitment@vecova.ca  quoting job #51. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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Posted March 15, 2018
Grande Prairie Regional College - College Psychologist


Grande Prairie Regional College (GPRC) is a comprehensive community institution, established in 1966 in Grande Prairie, and our stewardship region includes campuses in Fairview and Grande Prairie, as well as learning centres in Edson, Grande Cache, Hinton and Jasper. GPRC offers a wide variety of credit and non-credit career certificates and diplomas, pre-employment and apprenticeship trades, university transfer studies, and several opportunities for on-campus degree completion through collaborations with four-year universities. As an educational facility in northwestern Alberta, GPRC helps meet the cultural, recreational, athletic and conferencing needs of the region in partnership with community and regional stakeholders. GPRC is dedicated to providing learners with access to high quality and diverse lifelong learning opportunities, and to the responsible educational, fiscal and environmental stewardship of resources.

The Department

Student Experience is a diverse area within GPRC and covers departments such as Residence, Registrar's Office, Financial Aid, Accessibility Services, Instructional Design Centre, Academic Advising and the Library. Each department showcases a student first mentality and is passionate about sharing their knowledge, skills and abilities with those around them.

The Role

The College Psychologist’s role will be to develop and implement sustainable, comprehensive and emergent mental supports for our students. This position will be responsible for developing, implementing and leading preventative programming, and for liaising and establishing partnerships with mental health professionals in our stewardship region. Working collaboratively with our Student Experience Department and with Deans and Chairs, this position will ensure GPRC is proactive in providing professional mental health services supports, and programs to students.

Specifically, this position will:

  • Provide expert and timely mental health services to GPRC students.
  • Provide preventative and educational mental health programming to students and staff.
  • Provide a variety of mental health and academic diagnostic testing services to reduce the risks to student health and provide the student with options to be successful.
  • Liaise with other mental health care providers in GPRC’s stewardship region.
  • Participate hands-on in applying for government grants, such as writing grant proposals to supplement and support mental health for students; implement programs/endeavors as the result of successful grant proposals.

What We Offer

GPRC offers lifelong learning opportunities through professional development/wellness programs, a competitive salary and compensation package and a student centered culture that is vital to our community. Join our team, grow with us and connect your skills and abilities to our vision, mission and values.

A Masters of Psychology or Masters Social Work, five years' related work experience and experience with proposal writing for funding grants are required. Doctorate of Psychology and a valid College of Alberta Psychologists registration to practice is preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Necessary skills and attributes to be successful in this role include:

  • Current Violent Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) training is considered an asset;;
  • Experience working with young adults;
  • Proven leadership and mentoring skills;
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with students, faculty, support staff and community members;
  • Confidence in dealing with crisis and affected individuals;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills;
  • A high level of integrity, professionalism and accountability; 
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  • Ability to collaborate with teams and stakeholders on projects;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications and the ability to adapt quickly to technology;
  • A valid class 5 drivers license as travel is required;
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours when required; and
  • Experience in developing virtual relationships.


How to Apply

Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.gprc.ab.ca/careers and select the job posting.

We review all applications to select candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs.

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. For general inquiries, please contact HR at humanresources@gprc.ab.ca.


Thank you for applying to GPRC!

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Posted March 14, 2018
Insight Psychological - Associate Clinical Director - Edmonton South


Associate Clinical Director

Insight Psychological Inc. is a well-respected and rapidly expanding psychological service agency with service centres in Edmonton South, Edmonton North, Spruce Grove, Red Deer, and Calgary. We offer a multitude of psychological services to organizations, individuals, couples, and families. With our online counselling program, we are also providing services to rural communities across Alberta and to those with challenges accessing services in person.


  • Strong and sincere passion for improving, enriching, and optimizing human life.
  • Diversity among Insight team members and those whom we serve.
  • Excellence in our services to clients, in the work that we perform, and in the management of our organization.
  • Integrity in the way that we operate and in the manner which we treat our stakeholders.
  • Continual enhancement of our programs and services to better meet mental health needs across communities.

We are seeking a seasoned leader, who shares our values, to join our senior management team as the Associate Clinical Director. Reporting to the CEO/Clinical Director, the incumbent is accountable for the daily management of Insight’s clinical programs and clinicians. The incumbent will also collaborate actively with their management colleagues to develop and materialize Insight’s strategic goals, ensure positive client experience and outcomes as well as maintain a high-performance work culture. In addition, the incumbent will directly provide counselling, assessment, and other applicable psychological services to Insight clients.


  • Oversee Insight’s student internship program.
  • Assist the Clinical Director in the recruitment, selection, and onboarding of clinical supervisors and clinicians.
  • Oversee as well as facilitate the development, mentorship, case consultation, supervision, and appraisal of clinical supervisors and clinicians. Need to be able to supervise in one’s clinical areas of specialty as well as in more general areas of practice.
  • Support the Clinical Director in reviewing, benchmarking, and strengthening the quality, efficiency, evidence-based applications, and targeted outcomes of the clinical programs and services provided by Insight.
  • Share with the Clinical Director, the supervision of most if not all of the following types of assessments: forensic risk assessments, parenting psych assessments, psychoeducational assessments, occupational assessments, Pn7 and pn8 reports.
  • Directly provide a designated number of hours of counselling, assessment, and other applicable psychological services to Insight clients.
  • Act as the Clinical Director of Insight in his absence. In this role, the Associate Clinical Director will be responsible for overseeing all clinical operation and addressing all clinical issues, concerns, and requirements. They will also address any urgent/critical non-clinical issues brought to their attention.
  • Participate actively in the development and materialization of Insight’s strategic goals as well as in the research, review, determination, and execution of Insight’s new programs, services, and products.
  • Cultivate viable opportunities, connections as well as productive collaborations with other entities to advance Insight’s mission, strategic goals, and best interest. Also participate actively in Insight’s promotion and community engagement activities.
  • Ensure effective organizational communication as well as foster a positive and productive working relationship among clinicians, staff, management, and external partners. Also collaborate actively with management colleagues in the development and maintenance of a high-performance culture at Insight.


  • A Master or PhD in Psychology.
  • Must be a Registered Psychologist, in good standing, with the College of Alberta Psychologists.
  • Significant (more than 5 years) postregistration clinical experience, with additional training and experience as a clinical and assessment supervisor. Preference will be given to candidates who also have program and/or organizational management experience.
  • Solid competency in the administration and interpretation of psychological instruments and the writing of psychological reports.
  • Must be experienced, willing, and able to work competently with diverse groups of clients (e.g. individuals, couples, and families) in a broad range of areas/issues. Additional training and expertise in working with children and/or with issues involving sexuality, gender, and developmental disability is a definite asset.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced with a range of evidence-based treatment modalities and therapeutic approaches.


  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication abilities (both verbal and written), with superior management, coaching, mentorship, and team building skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide excellent client-centered service and care.
  • Highly adaptable to fast-paced organizational growth and changes.
  • Action and results oriented.
  • Sound analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with proven ability to effectively juggle multiple priorities.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and full computer literacy.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: This is a full-time position with a salary range of $85,000 to $130,000. In addition, we offer an attractive employee benefit package that includes comprehensive extended health and dental benefits, flexible health and wellness spending account, matching RRSP contribution, paid health maintenance days as well as subsidies for professional development and practice permit. This position will also allow for a flexible work schedule (taking into consideration the organization’s operational and service needs).

NOTE: This position is base in our Edmonton South service centre and the incumbent is expected to travel, as needed, to other service centres for supervision and other applicable management activities.

APPLICATION: Qualified and interested candidates are invited to forward their cover letter as well as resume or curriculum-vitae at their earliest possibility to:

Dr. Hendriatta Wong

Managing Partner

Insight Psychological Inc.

2532 Ellwood Drive SW

Edmonton, Alberta, T6X 0A9

E-mail: hwong@insightpsychological.ca


Review of applications will begin on March 28th, 2018 and will continue until the right candidate is found. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted. For more information about our organization, please visit our website at www.insightpsychological.ca

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Posted March 5, 2018
SAIT - Counsellor



At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. Now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.

SAIT supports student success and the advancement of knowledge through the department of Learner Services. From application to graduation, Learner Services provides resources and services designed to help students reach their full academic potential and foster lifelong learning. Through a diverse range of cultural, social, and on-campus activities, Learner Services offers students the opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Student Development and Counselling Services works within the Learner and Academic Services division and provides a wide range of shorter term individual counselling for SAIT students as well as career counselling for prospective students and the public. We are seeking a full time permanent Educational Counsellor. You will provide individual counselling and group workshops to students, crisis intervention and response, consultation on mental health issues, coordination of student outreach events and make referrals to community resources.

Note: This competition may be used for hiring casual hourly staff as well. Please indicate in your cover letter of you are interested in in this type of work as well.

Job Description

  • Provides academic, career, personal and crisis counselling to SAIT students. 
  • Conducts risk assessment, crisis incident intervention and referral, on an as-needed basis, as part of SAIT’s professional team.
  • Counsels prospective students, through a directed career planning process. 
  • Designs and delivers psycho-educational workshops, presentations, and outreach programs that enhance student success. 
  • Provides advisement and direction for SAIT faculty and staff on student issues involving psychological or mental health difficulties.
  • Liaises with faculties, departments and other student services regarding the provision of programs and services that enhance student success. 
  • Assists with critical incident support for the campus.
  • Provides assessment and referral within SAIT and to community resources as appropriate and performs other related duties as required. 


  • Minimum Master’s degree in Educational Psychology or a related field.
  • Registered or eligible to register as a Psychologist in the province of Alberta or equivalent designation.
  • Five years of experience in post-secondary counseling or related experience working with adults from a wide range of ages and variety of issues
  • Experience in crisis intervention a requirement
  • Strong therapeutic skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as well as oral and written communication skills
  • Strong psycho-educational presentation skills
  • Strong computer competency skills
  • Significant understanding of the developmental needs and counselling concerns presented by a diverse post-secondary population 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, and changing environment is essential
  • Ability to problem solve and make decisions quickly with minimum supervision
  • Proactive approach, flexible and positive attitude
  • Ability to work well within a team and in a larger inter-disciplinary organization
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong initiative


This position will be required to work flexible hours one day per week (11:00 AM to 7:00 PM)

Why Work at SAIT
Enjoy a stimulating work environment, a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary and a great benefits package including: comprehensive health and dental coverage, a defined benefit pension plan, professional development programs, generous paid time off, free access to our Wellness Centre, transit subsidies and more.

Employee Benefits and Perks

To Apply
Please continue with the online application process by clicking the Apply Now button or use your Linkedin Profile.

If you have any questions about the role please contact the Talent Acquisition Team via working@sait.ca. Please do not apply to this email address; all applications should be made through our online system.

All applications must be received by: March 14, 2018 at 4:59PM MST / 5:59PM MDT. Open until suitable candidate found.

SAIT is committed to equity and diversity within its community and invites applications from all qualified applicants.

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SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education.

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Posted March 5, 2018
CanLearn Society - Registered Psychologists Contract and Staff Positions - Calgary


Registered Psychologists

Contract and Staff Positions


The CanLearn Society (formerly the Calgary Learning Centre) is celebrating its thirty-ninth year as a recognized leader in the identification and treatment of learning and attention difficulties experienced by children and adults. The dedicated professional staff provides valuable services that include family literacy programs, in-school programs, the assessment and treatment of learning difficulties (particularly learning disabilities and attention disorders), and public and professional education and resources.

Position Summary:

We are seeking Registered Psychologists to work as members of our multidisciplinary team of psychologists, educators and pediatricians.  Possibilities include staff positions and hourly contracts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing assessment and consultation services to children and adults experiencing learning and/or attention difficulties

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • Registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP)
  • Previous experience working with children and/or adults with learning and attention difficulties
  • Proficiency in psychological assessment and training in psychometric assessment, i.e., practica, coursework
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral


Please apply in confidence to: 

Anne Price, Ph.D., R.Psych.                  

Director, Clinical Services                      

CanLearn Society

Suite 100, 1117 Macleod Trail SE

Calgary, AB  T2G 2M8


Fax 403-686-0627

email:  aprice@canlearnsociety.ca


We thank all candidates, however, only those shortlisted will be contacted.


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Posted February 20, 2018
Catholic Family Service - Counselling Internship - Calgary


Catholic Family Service (CFS) is all about building strong families. Our programs and services are designed to help people prevent or work through issues like marital problems, family breakdown, trauma and emotional regulation challenges. Our mantra is humanity above all else, which means we don’t turn anyone away. We’re driven by compassion, not religion.

At CFS, we pride ourselves on living our values every day, embracing new ideas, and being a kind and supportive environment in which to work, volunteer and study. In fact, 97% of our employees describe CFS as a good place to work and participate. If you share our values and can offer unparalleled professional service to our clients, please consider joining our team.

The Position:
Title: Counselling Internship

Job Type: full-time

Catholic Family Service has two job openings for Provisional Psychologist Internships. This opportunity to provide counselling service, and participate in the co-creation of a healthy workplace will appeal to a registered provisional psychologist wishing to complete his/her 1600-hour requirement of supervised practice to become a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists. This position includes a stipend.

Two fulltime contract positions are available commencing, one in early spring, and one in late spring 2018.

Qualifications Required:

  • Must be eligible to register as a Provisional Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Have a demonstrated ability to engage in a generalist practice with a range of client demographics and presenting concerns with individuals, couples and families
  • Love to contribute ideas and work in a healthy, balanced and stimulating environment
  • Have a strong customer service philosophy that guides your practice
  • Have access to a vehicle for up to one half day per week to engage in outreach counselling

How to Apply:

E-send your resume to:
Behnam Kohandel, Counselling Services Division

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Posted February 16, 2018
Rocky Mountain Psychological Services - Reg. Pyschologist


Rocky Mountain Psychological Services is a multi-faceted psychology clinic specializing in children and families.

Our mission: Rocky Mountain Psychological Services commits to improving the lives of children and their families through careful assessment, listening, observation, and evaluation of referral issues, developing a tailored plan, and guiding our clients to improved functioning and enjoyment of life.

Rocky Mountain Psychological Services is seeking a Registered Psychologist to provide assessment, counseling, and neurotherapy services. The role of the psychologist is to meet children and families where they are at, help them identify the services that are the best fit for their needs, and create a plan (assessment, counseling, and/or neurotherapy).

This is a permanent, full-time position. The successful candidate’s starting salary will be based on experience, qualifications, skill set, and ability to contribute to our team environment.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assessment: Administer, score, and interpret the following types of assessments:

o psycho-educational assessments, behavioural assessments, developmental assessments (including Autism), parenting assessments, capacity assessments.
o Write assessment reports and share results with parents and other stakeholders
o Determine appropriate and tailored recommendations for treatment/follow-up 

• Counseling/Interventions: conducting counseling sessions with individuals (background in play therapy preferred but not required) and families to address referral issues including:
o Anxiety, depression, ADHD, trauma, parental separation/divorce, behavioural challenges, regulation difficulties, social perspective-taking and Autism Spectrum Disorders.

• EEG Neurofeedback Therapy: conduct EEG neurofeedback therapy sessions (background and experience in EEG neurofeedback therapy preferred but not required)

• Consulting with schools, parents, multi-disciplinary teams, and other professionals

• Status as a Registered Psychologist in Alberta
• Advanced knowledge of assessment including diagnosis and treatment planning
• Advanced skills in counseling, consultation, and collaboration
• Advanced skills in negotiation, conflict resolution
• Strong written and oral communication skills – ability to communicate technical information to varied group of stakeholders
• Knowledge of and proficiency with Microsoft Office

Please forward CV/Resume, theoretical orientation, and salary expectations to:
Cassandra White

We thank all applicants for their interest. 

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Posted February 15, 2018
Lionheart Foundation - Clinical Director


Lionheart Foundation Mission and Purpose


Our mission is to ensure that adolescent girls, young women and their families have the ability to access knowledge and services that will enhance their skills to prevent self-harming behaviors and ultimately to thrive and develop positive relationships.

The foundation is a catalyst for highly-effective adolescent mental health care, specifically anxiety related issues such as depression, eating disorders and self-harm.

Our purpose is two-fold: 1. To create space for the dissemination of research and best practices, shared learning and connection; and 2. To enhance access to specialized treatment for teens and their families.

Clinical Director Role-posting (part-time, hours negotiable)

Job brief

We are looking for a competent Clinical Director to organize and support therapists and their therapeutic practice for clients accessing therapy through the foundations’ subsidy program. The successful candidate will be responsible for clinical supervision, therapeutic practice continuity and programming efficacy with all therapists working with the foundation.


As clinical director you must possess excellent management and mentoring skills. You must be an outstanding communicator able to resolve conflicts and issues. If you also have a deep respect for policies and ethics and can inspire that in others, you are ideal for the role.


The goal is to ensure the smooth running of the therapeutic practices the foundation supports, aiming to maximum performance and service to individuals and their families who are accessing subsidies from the foundation.





  • Devising strategies and plans for the therapeutic practices according to company standards for excellent service and growth
  • Hosting and facilitating quarterly therapeutic team meetings
  • Assessing current therapeutic practices supported by the foundation and recommending additional areas of best practice and capacity building with therapists
  • Recruit therapists for the subsidy program who align with the foundation’s therapeutic standards
  • Coordinate and supervise staff providing constructive feedback through quarterly meetings and telephone support
  • Work with Executive Director to provide professional development opportunities with therapists in the subsidy program and within the larger mental health sector
  • Evaluate performance of therapists when asked by foundation Executive Director
  • Monitor compliance to legal guidelines, internal policies and quality standards


  • Proven experience as clinical/therapeutic director or other managerial position
  • Experience in clinical supervision and program management
  • Solid understanding of resourcing and performance evaluation procedures
  • Excellent knowledge of standards and regulations for the anxiety based therapeutic field
  • Proficient in MS Office and computer systems 
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Exceptional organizational and leadership skills
  • Aptitude in resolving issues and conflicts


MSc/MA in clinical administration, medical science, psychology or relevant field; registered therapist within the Province of Alberta.


Applications can be made to lorie@junofoundation.org or info@lionheartfoundation.ca, please include a cover letter and resume with professional designation highlighted. Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted directly.


Competition closes "Until Suitable Candidate is Found".

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Posted February 15, 2018
Medicine Hat College - Manager, Mental Health & Counselling


Manager, Mental Health & Counselling


Medicine Hat College invites applications for a leave replacement for a Manager, Mental Health & Counselling in our Student Development department. This appointment is a full-time appointment for 12 to 15 months.


Reporting to the Associate Vice President, Student Development, the Manager is primarily responsible for providing leadership and direction for mental health strategies and programming and counselling services for Medicine Hat College. This includes providing day-to-day and long term planning with respect to mental health & counselling programs. This position also provides counselling services to students at MHC, as well as delivers student workshops.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Graduate degree in Psychology or Social Work is required.
  • Registered Psychologist (preferred) or Registered Clinical Social Worker is required.
  • Five years professional counselling experience including working with diverse groups and cultures. 
  • Management experience preferred, including developing and implementing mental health programs and supervising staff.
  • Experience in a post-secondary work environment is considered an asset.


Known for our focus on students - and our innovative and collaborative nature – Medicine Hat College proudly serves over 8,000 learners each year. Committed to the communities of southeastern Alberta, Medicine Hat College is a learner focused provider of quality education, training, and services. Operating in an Appreciative Inquiry environment, with a culture of excellence and numerous benefits, the College is a great place to work, learn and grow. MHC is a proud member of Campus Alberta and welcomes partnership to benefit our students and communities.


Please submit a cover letter quoting Competition # 118052 with your resume and the names of three references, saved as a single document.  This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


This position will require the successful candidate to present a valid Police Information/Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Search.


For more information on applying please go to: https://www.mhc.ab.ca/AboutMHC/Employment/JobsatMHC


Medicine Hat College is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and

encourages applications from all qualified individuals. In accordance with Canadian immigration

requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.


Only applicants granted an interview will be contacted. All others are thanked for their interest.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Graduate degree in Psychology or Social Work is required.
  • Registered Psychologist (preferred) or Registered Clinical Social Worker is required.
  • Five years professional counselling experience including working with diverse groups and cultures.
  • Management experience preferred, including developing and implementing mental health programs and supervising staff.
  • Experience in a post-secondary work environment is considered an asset.


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Posted February 13, 2018
George Spady Society - Mental Health Therapist - Edmonton


Mental Health Therapist 


The Mental Health Therapist provides specialized mental health counseling and supports to clients that have been chronically homeless in the recent past. As well, the Mental Health Therapist manages a designated caseload of clients as a member of a multi-disciplinary outreach team. This front line position requires the provision of mental health and substance use counseling and other supports. The position also involves advocacy and referrals to other clinical specialists and to other appropriate community services.


Spady CAT works from a harm reduction and trauma-informed perspective. The position requires a strong grounding in a client strengths- based practice and the respectful and engaged participation in joint Team service planning, supervision and case reviews. The successful candidate will develop and maintain a network of community service providers, have a commitment to on-going training, respect client and staff confidentiality and adhere to high ethical standards in all activities relating to this job. As a member of an outreach team a significant portion of services are to be provided in clients’ homes and communities.


The Mental Health Therapist will provide client assessments, counseling treatment, planning and care. They will also engage in health promotion, harm reduction and recovery supports. They will provide appropriate community referrals, advocacy and case leadership for a designated group of clients.



  • Registered Psychologist or Provisional Psychologist (with Supervision), a Masters in Social Work with the authorization to perform psycho-social interventions from their applicable professional college or a Masters in Counselling. Those with CCC Certification with experience in Trauma and/or addictions will also be considered.
  • Several years of experience working with persons living with concurrent disorders.
  • Ability to travel to meetings in own vehicle.
  • Familiarity and supportive of harm reduction, housing first and recovery practices.
  • Demonstrated level of literacy, computer and communication skills.
  • All new employees must provide a criminal record check and be able to secure professional and car liability insurance at their own cost.


Please send all resumes to Robynn Strikwerda, Program Manager, by e-mail at RStrikwerda@gspady.ab.ca

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Posted February 12, 2018
High Prairie School Division - Behaviour Management Consultant


Northern Lakes Collaborative Service Partners


Invite applications for:

Behaviour Management Consultant

High Prairie School Division, on behalf of Northern Lakes Collaborative Services RCSD, is seeking a full-time Behaviour Management Consultant to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team to serve students in various schools throughout the region.


Key Responsibilities: to provide support to school-aged students in various schools who present with mental health and/or behavioural needs.


Responsibilities include:

  • Consultation with teachers and parents regarding implementation of appropriate strategies goals and objectives for supporting students
  • Possible assessment and diagnosis of students
  • Other duties may include: crisis intervention; group counseling, facilitating referrals to outside agencies
  • Position involves travel


QUALIFICATIONS:  Psychologist preferred.  Will consider candidates in appropriate Human Services field from an accredited institution. Candidates should have demonstrated counselling skills, interest in and experience working with school-aged population, consulting skills, competence in the development and implementation of programs designed to facilitate student growth. Experience working with First Nations is an asset.


All candidates selected for an interview must produce an acceptable, Original, (less than six months old) Police Information Check, including CPIC, Vulnerable Sector and Local Indices Search, at the time of the interview.


Salary range depending on education and experience (up to $101,100) paid over 12 months.  Benefit package available.


Position to commence January 2018 and will closely follow the school calendar. Generous benefit package available. Position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications (max. $101,100).


Applicants should provide a cover letter and résumé, complete with the names and telephone numbers of three current work related references and email to:

Margaret Hartman

Deputy Superintendent

High Prairie School Division No. 48



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Posted February 5, 2018
Siksika Health and Wellness Centre - Part-time Psychologist - Calgary and surrounding areas


Employment Opportunity: Registered Psychologist (Part-time)

Term: 2 days per week
Location: Siksika Health Services

Siksika Nation is a progressive First Nation with a strong infrastructure and innovative programming. It is located approximately 90 kilometres east of Calgary on Hwy 901.
Siksika Health Services provides services to community members both on-reserve and those who reside in Calgary and surrounding areas.

Requirement: Registration with Health Canada First Nations and Inuit Health, Non-Insured Health Benefits (FNIH-NIHB) as an Approved Therapist is mandatory.

Applicants should have the following training and experience:

• Experience working with youth and their families
• Experience in working with First Nation urban & rural environments
• Mental Health
• Addiction
• Grief and loss
• Crisis response
• Intergenerational trauma
• Suicide

This position involves extensive community engagement, working in schools, with Crisis Response & Victim Services team, as collateral contacts with Physicians, Probation Officers, treatment centers, and traditional & cultural leaders.

Travel and a per diem daily rate is offered in a Contract basis.

Interested individuals may send their resume to Laurelle Larson, Registered Psychologist
at laurellel@siksikahealth.com.


Post Office Box 1130
Siksika, Alberta T0J 3W0

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Posted February 5, 2018
Lakeland College - Counsellor - Vermilion, AB

Competition No: 18-2704-004

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide counselling services to all students and staff
  • Maintain registration with Alberta/Saskatchewan and Canadian professional regulatory bodies, professional liability insurance, and competencies as required by regulatory bodies through continuing education activities 
  • Meet with the College Nurse, the Wellness Advisor, and Residence and Commons staff to discuss student difficulty on an individual basis as needed
  • Serve students, faculty and staff on the Vermilion campus with a consistent schedule that is approved by the Dean/Chair and maintained for the academic year.
  • Report monthly statistics, regarding services provided, to the Chair, Teaching & Learning

Job Requirements:

  • A Master’s degree in Counselling, Psychology, or a related discipline 
  • Training and experience in special education would be an asset
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • A background in administering and interpreting achievement and psychological tests is an asset. This role functions as a resource person to staff and academic departments on issues of learning and student development.


This is a Faculty appointment at the Vermilion campus, (35 hours per week) commencing as soon as possible and ending June 30, 2018.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume by February 23, 2018.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. Those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please quote the competition number and send current resume and names of three references to:

Lakeland College Human Resources
Email: hr@lakelandcollege.ca
(MS Word format or .pdf)

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Posted February 1, 2018
Children's Autism Services of Edmonton - Psychologist


Children's Autism Services of Edmonton, is seeking a full-time Psychologist for our dynamic and growing organization. We provide family centered in-home and classroom based services to meet the needs of families and children who have autism and other developmental disorders. As a psychologist working with our organization you will become part of a multi-disciplinary team providing individual and couples counseling to parents and siblings, as well as consultation regarding behavioral issues interfering with social development and learning.

At Children’s Autism Services of Edmonton, you will enjoy:

• The flexibility of building your own schedule
• Feeling that you are making a difference with families
• Working with colleagues who are leaders in the field of autism
• A strong, supportive team work environment
• A state-of-the art treatment facility
• A strong professional development focus

To apply, you must have:

• Registration with The College of Alberta Psychologists
• Your own vehicle and valid driver’s license
• Excellent communication and organizational skills
• Passion and commitment for working with children and their families
• All hires must provide a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector, Child Welfare check and First Aid & level-C CPR

Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated counseling experience with families. Prior knowledge and experience with autism, and specifically behavior analysis with associated intervention planning is considered an asset.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to hr@childrensautism.ca

Please see our website for detailed information about our organization www.childrensautism.ca

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Posted January 29, 2018
Prairie Neurohealth Clinic – Psychology Resident/Provisional Psychologist Job Opportunity in Calgary


Prairie Neurohealth Clinic has an opening for a psychology resident/provisional psychologist position. An ideal candidate applying for this position must have his/her academic credentials evaluated and approved by the College of Alberta Psychologists for registration as a provisional psychologist. This position will allow the successful candidate to obtain 1600 clinical hours and supervision required to become registered as a psychologist in the Province of Alberta.


You should have a special interest in providing psychotherapy to patients with a variety of mood disorders including PTSD, depression, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder. A working knowledge of Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, or Arabic is an asset.


Please submit your resume along with the cover letter to dr.singh@prairiehealthclinic.com.

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Posted January 29, 2018
ECSS Educational and Counselling Support Services - Registered Provisional Psychologist or Registered Psychologist


Looking for a Registered Provisional Psychologist or Registered Psychologist to expand our team

Contract or Full Time available

ECSS Educational and Counselling Support Services has been providing a variety of psychological services to individuals, corporations, government agencies, and schools in Edmonton and rural Alberta area since 1988. We have a large client base and our current team specializes in a variety of areas such as Psycho-Education, Forensics (Civil and Criminal), and clinical counselling.

We have an immediate opening for an individual who is:

1. A Registered Provisional Psychologist or Registered Psychologist.
2. Has experience working in human service related fields
3. Is trained to complete Psycho-Educational assessments
4. Has training in mental health counselling with youth (primarily) and adults
5. Travel is required

Please send a current CV with reference list to:

ecss@ecss.org, or phone 780-482-3277 (during daytime business hours) and ask to speak to Aaryn for more information.

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Posted January 25, 2018
BC Public Service Ministry of Children and Family Protection - Child and Youth Mental Health Psychologist



BC Public Service

Ministry of Children and Family Development

Maple Ridge


Child and Youth Mental Health Psychologist


A vital, rewarding role helping children and youth in your community

Salary $40.1276 - $50.1190 hourly 
This position is part-time (0.4 FTE, 28 hours biweekly). 

As Child & Youth Mental Health Psychologist, you will provide a range of clinical psychological services to children and youth with serious emotional/behavioural disorders by conducting psychological assessments, diagnosis, treatment, crisis intervention and consultation with community agencies, schools, and hospitals.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Equipped with a Ph.D or Psy.D in Clinical Psychology and clinical experience in child and adolescent psychology, you are registered (or in the process of becoming registered) with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia. Applicants must have appropriate coursework and experience in standardized assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children and youth suffering from emotional, behavioural, and psychiatric disorders, and must involve families.
  • Note: The position may be under-implemented if there are no successful applicants who have completed a Ph.D. or Psy.D in Clinical Psychology.  Applicants are encouraged to apply if they are in a Doctoral program in Clinical Psychology and have successfully completed a practicum in the area of standardized assessment of child and youth clinical populations.
  • Candidates will have successfully completed a psychology pre-doctoral internship of 1600 hours in a community or hospital setting, with specialization in formal psychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders in this population. 
  • Note: Please provide the names and contact numbers for your internship supervisor in your resume.
  • Applicants will be required to provide the ICES  equivalency confirmation prior to being invited to the interview stage.
  • Experience in clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology.


To learn more, including how to apply online by February 12, 2018, please visit:



Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

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Posted January 22, 2018
YWCA Edmonton - Counselling Psychologist



1 FTE Counselling Psychologist – 3 Year Term


About YWCA Edmonton

YWCA Edmonton is a non-profit women’s organization that advances the wellness and growth of women, girls and families. We provide education and services to thousands every year through leadership programs, counselling, outdoor education, and supporting people with disabilities.


About YWCA Edmonton Counselling Services

YWCA Edmonton Counselling Services has been operating for over 30 years. Today, we are recognized as an exceptional training facility by many post-secondary institutions. Our counsellors offer expertise on a wide range of issues and specialize in complex trauma; family/relationship issues; and domestic violence prevention, intervention, and recovery. We offer critical psychological support to all who need us. Our services are offered on a sliding scale with no session limit cap. We will never turn a client away who is unable to afford services. We believe that all individuals have the right to competent mental health care.


We work with a diverse population of clients that include adults, children, families, ethno-cultural minorities, members of the LGBTQ2+ community and clients with disabilities. Our services include individual counselling, psychoeducational group counselling, family counselling, play therapy, and advocacy support.


Job Description Highlights

YWCA Edmonton is a dynamic organization. The candidate will be flexible and adaptable in order to meet the changing needs of the community we serve.  We are looking for someone who not only possesses strong clinical skills but also has the desire to be a leader. They will demonstrate creative problem-solving, decision making skills. This individual can create opportunities for growth and is not afraid of change.    


The ideal Candidate will have a passion for working in a collaborative, supportive work environment.  They will be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills. Our candidate will model a solid comprehension and practice of personal and professional boundaries.  They will be encouraged to further their area of competency, and fulfilling other areas of interests in providing groups, workshops, community outreach, supervision and student training.


YWCA Edmonton is a strong advocate for healthy work/life balance and delivers on an open-door policy agency wide. If you need help, you will find it.



Hours Offered: Full-time; Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm; Tuesday and Thursdays from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm.


Anticipated Start Date: January 2018


Salary: Competitive wage based on years of experience and qualifications; benefits included.


Major Responsibilities:


Direct Client Services

  • Able to develop and implement effective and appropriate therapeutic goals, strategies and techniques that best meet the clients’ needs
  • Conduct themselves in accordance with the program’s philosophies of accessibility, respect for multi-cultural differences, feminist ideology and trauma-informed approach.
  • Has experience providing crisis intervention services (e.g. suicide risk assessments and safety plans)
  • Perform advocacy work on behalf of our clients
  • Demonstrate strong case management skills (e.g. maintenance of individual case notes that clearly document pertinent observations, significant factors, goals, action plans, outcomes and any substantive communications with clients or on behalf of clients.  
  • Facilitate a minimum of two psychotherapy groups per year
  • Opportunity to provide counselling services at a local women’s shelter.



  • Provide training and supervision of Provisional Psychologists, practicum students, and volunteer counsellors.
  • Assist with interviewing and selecting practicum students and other relevant positions as needed
  • Ability to lead and support an evening team of therapists, students and administrative staff
  • Review and restructure current peer meeting procedure to enhance training program



  • Provide input and recommendations on strategic planning for all departmental programs
  • Effective verbal and written skills including the ability to gather data and generate reports
  • Act as a liaison with other agencies/professionals in the community – networking skills an asset

Qualifications Required:

  • A Registered Psychologist, in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists
  • Doctoral degree in Counselling Psychology  
  • A minimum of two years of clinical experience as a Registered Psychologist and a minimum of five years of directly related experience.
  • Possess experience in the area of family violence and trauma
  • Experience working with minors and families an asset.
  • Able to facilitate psychotherapy and/or psychoeducational groups
  • Able to supervise practicum students and Registered Provisional Psychologists


Checks & Insurance:

  • Able to provide a clear Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Able to provide a clear Youth Intervention Check
  • Must carry a minimum of $2 Million in professional liability Insurance.


Competition Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until a qualified candidate is found.  


How to apply:

Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae via email or in person to:


Ashley Lim, M.Ed.

Registered Psychologist

Director of Counselling Services &

Youth Leadership Programs


YWCA Edmonton
4th Floor Empire Building

10080 Jasper Avenue

Edmonton, AB, T5J 1V9


Fax: 780-488.6077

Email: A.lim@ywcaedm.org


Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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Posted January 22, 2018
Psychology Plus - Psychologist - Calgary SW


Are you ready to build your private Psychological practice to full time?


A well established and reputable Psychological Clinic, in South West Calgary, is looking for a Registered Psychologist to join our team.


The successful applicant will have;


  1. Current Registration in Alberta
  2. At least 5 years of experience after completing the Provisional requirements.
  3. Some unusual areas of qualification and expertise that are in demand.
  4. Current clients that they are able to bring with them to a private practice.


Please send a current CV and a short list of your specialized areas of practise to

psychologyplus@shaw.ca, or phone 403-258-3734 (during daytime business hours) and ask to speak to Nivia for more information.


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Posted January 3, 2018
Insight Psychological, Edmonton - Provisional Psychologists


Insight Psychological Inc. is a highly respected and rapidly expanding psychological service agency with service centres in Edmonton South, Edmonton North, Spruce Grove, Red Deer, and Calgary. We offer a multitude of psychological services to organizations, individuals, couples, and families. With our online counselling program, we are also providing services to rural communities across Alberta and to those with challenges accessing services in person.



  • Strong and sincere passion for improving, enriching, and optimizing human life.
  • Diversity among Insight team members and those whom we serve.
  • Excellence in our services to clients, in the work that we perform, and in the management of our organization.
  • Integrity in the way that we operate and in the manner which we treat our stakeholders.
  • Continual enhancement of our programs and services to better meet mental health needs across communities.


We are seeking Registered Provisional Psychologists, who share our values, to provide counselling and/or assessment services to the clients of Insight and its cooperate partners, on a contract basis, in one or more of the following areas. Hours and shifts are negotiable.


COUNSELLING/THERAPY: Successful candidates would have training and experience in providing counselling/therapy to individuals, couples, and/or families in one or more of the following areas:

  • Marriage and Family Issues
  • Interpersonal/Relationship Issues
  • Children, especially Play Therapy
  • Developmental Disability Related Issues
  • Trauma
  • Crisis Intervention
  • EMDR
  • Return/Fitness-To-Work
  • Workplace Challenges and Issues
  • Weight Management
  • Eating Disorder
  • Coping with Illnesses
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Personal or Work Crisis
  • Domestic, Family, and Workplace Abuse/Violence
  • Addictions
  • Grief and Loss
  • Life and Career Transitions
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Gender Diversity Issues
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Insight is also specifically looking for Calgary and Edmonton candidates with direct experience in providing assessment and therapeutic services to children, youth, families and caregivers who are involved with Child Intervention Services.


ASSESSMENT SERVICES: Successful candidates would have training and/or experience in delivering (or genuine interest in developing the skills and ability to deliver) assessments and diagnoses in one or more of the following areas:

  • Psycho-educational
  • Neuropsychological
  • Psychological
  • Personality and Behavioural
  • Custody/Access and Parental/SAFE
  • Functional Capacity and Disability
  • Forensic
  • Vocational/Career
  • General Aptitude



  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Sciences or acceptable equivalent.
  • Registration as Provisional Psychologists with the College of Alberta Psychologists.
  • Two or more years of direct experience or equivalent combination of specialized training and experience.
  • Demonstrated strong clinical skills in assessment, formulation, and treatment with an ability to utilize flexible strategies for engaging and working with individuals, couples, and families.
  • Knowledge and experience in working with children is an asset.



  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional client-centered service and care.
  • Ability to assess and treat a generalist caseload.
  • Ability maintain client files.
  • Familiarity with a range of evidence based treatment modalities and approaches.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills. Assessors need to have exceptional organizational and time management skills as all assessment activities and reports must be completed in a diligent and timely manner.
  • Ability to work independently as well as to contribute actively to team or treatment plan objectives.
  • Superior communication skills (oral and written).
  • Proficiency in MS Office and full computer literacy.
  • Take responsibility for actions and decisions.


Insight provides highly competitive compensation for this opportunity and interested candidates are invited to submit their CV or resume to:

Christy Sandmaier

Insight Psychological Inc.

2532 Ellwood Drive SW 
Edmonton, Alberta, T6X 0A9

E-mail: csandmaier@insightpsychological.ca


For more information about our organization, please visit out website at www.insightpsychological.ca

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