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Counsellor/Psychotherapists – Full and part time opportunities

As we grow and evolve, Thunder Bay Counselling is now hiring new Counsellors/Psychotherapists for a variety of flexible part-time and full-time opportunities.  Please review the full posting for more information about the position, its qualifications and the application process.

Closing Date:  Monday, November 15, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

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Be a Clinical Affiliate for Thunder Bay Counselling

If you’re looking for an additional challenge or want to support more individuals and families to positively change their lives, join our network of Clinical Affiliates.

Thunder Bay Counselling is seeking Counsellors/Psychotherapists who are available to complement our full-time team in contracting roles. As a Clinical Affiliate, you will provide therapeutic and evidence informed interventions to individuals, couples and families. Some of the issues facing our client population include Violence Against Women, gender-based violence, sexual abuse and assault of men and women, trauma, depression, anxiety, grief, relationship conflict, stress, anger, life transitions and work-life balance. Interventions are typically short to medium term.

As a member of our network of Clinical Affiliates, you will be offered flexible contract opportunities that will be adapted to fit your personal or other employment responsibilities. Your caseload as a Clinical Affiliate will be determined by you, based on your availability and other commitments. This opportunity is highly suited for individuals who are seeking a complement to their current job or for retired practitioners who are ready for a new challenge.

In light of COVID-19, the demand for counselling services continues to grow in Thunder Bay and region. This is a rewarding opportunity to help deliver responsive mental health supports to people in our communities during this health pandemic.

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  • Masters level degree in a social science
  • Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Five (5) years’ experience providing counselling
  • Sound theoretical framework for working in a variety of areas, with an emphasis on trauma, abuse, depression, anxiety and relationship issues
  • Training and experience in crisis intervention, including assessing for and intervening with risk of harm to self and others

If you are interested or need more information, please contact:
Allane Danchuk,
Director of Business & Finance
Thunder Bay Counselling
(807) 684-1892

To be eligible, you must independently be insured for professional liability, have equipment needed to provide the service (including a telephone with confidential voice mail, email and equipment that supports video conferencing), and confidential office/ working space. Applicants do not need to live in Thunder Bay.

Thunder Bay Counselling positively promotes equal opportunities and diversity in all elements of our governance, management and work. Join our team as a Clinical Affiliate.

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We are a progressive and inspiring workplace. If you’re looking for a challenging yet rewarding career, Thunder Bay Counselling might just be the place for you.


Please continue to visit our website for future employment opportunities that will be posted as positions become available. As we do not retain applications for positions that are not currently advertised, only application packages that pertain to a specific posting will be considered.

Thunder Bay Counselling welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.



Criminal Records Checks

Thunder Bay Counselling works with vulnerable people, including children.  As a result, all staff of Thunder Bay Counselling are required to provide a Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to employment with Thunder Bay Counselling.  For information about obtaining Criminal Records Checks in the City of Thunder Bay, please visit the Thunder Bay Police website.

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