Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist

Qualia Counselling Services

Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Six Nations and Brantford, ON


We are currently seeking Clinical Social Workers and Psychotherapists to join our team! Due to our steady and progressive growth, we have several opportunities available to work at our various clinics, either as Part-Time Employees, or as Independent Contractors, supporting children, adults, couples and families in our communities.


Qualia Counselling Services is a Cognitive Behaviour psychotherapy, coaching and training practice with five clinics in Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Six Nations & Brantford. We also have a rigorous teaching and training program that provides training online, in Kitchener and across Ontario.


We are committed to providing premium mental health services, offering what we consider to be a gold standard of psychotherapeutic care. We have a mixed employee and contractor work model and staff approximately 60 individuals company wide. We operate from values of Professional Excellence, Authentic Community, Strength of Character & Alleviation of Suffering. We are committed to serving a variety of populations including priority populations like Children & Youth, Indigenous and LGBTQ+ populations.


Why join our team?

  • Flexible employment arrangement
  • 10-28 clinical hours per week, days and evenings
  • Pay per direct client hour employment model – flexibility of hours, starting pay range of $50-$75 per direct client hour; paid supervision hours; Health Benefit Package or Private Health Services Package, pay in lieu of vacation
  • You choose your own initial schedule based on office availability
  • Rigorous individual, peer and group supervision is provided by highly qualified supervisors
  • Premium mental health treatment resources and clinical support to offer the most professionally excellent care to clients
  • Great office facilities, full administrative support is provided



  • The responsibilities of the Clinical Social Worker and Psychotherapist pertain primarily to clinical work and tasks. These duties, include but are not limited to:
  • Delivery of high-quality, psychotherapeutic treatment grounded in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to individuals, couples, families and groups (minimum of 10 hours, to a maximum of 28 clinical hours per week)
  • Maintenance of required documentation and paperwork pertaining to clinical interactions
  • Follow the code of ethics outlined by the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers/College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Dedicated to Truth & Reconciliation Calls to Action
  • Maintain case notes that are a model of good record keeping and documenting



Education and Experience

  • Master of Social Work from an educational institution recognized by the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or another Master degree related to psychotherapy, counselling, mental health (for example Masters of Arts)
  • Has foundational and advanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy training, or is willing to acquire this
  • Registered in good standing with the College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario
  • Experience in clinical social work/mental health counselling


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Advanced counselling skills demonstration for both clinical and sub-clinical issues across a wide variety of people groups
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CBT both generically and for DSM 5 Disorders
  • Preference for those with experience working with children or adolescents or willing to
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office 365 and Jane Practice Management Software
  • Preference for those able to work an evening or two per week
  • Able to acquire your own professional liability insurance


Qualia is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance through any part of the recruitment process, please let us know and we will be pleased to facilitate that for you.