CAREERS AND STUDENT PLACEMENTS INFORMATION AND AVAILABILITY
At Anchoridge Counselling, we are a multi-disciplinary team always looking to increase our areas of care.
We want to be able to service the Kitchener-Waterloo, Milton, Oakville and London communities with a wide variety of mental health services. If you are a driven therapist looking to join a collaborative space, we want to talk to you! We are always looking for motivated therapists who are ready to take on private practice and deepen their knowledge of therapy.
We kindly ask, that you only apply if you meet the requirements. Unfortunately, if you do not meet the following requirements, your application will not be reviewed.
Excellent oral/written communication skills
Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite
Flexible on evenings & weekends - must be able to work at least 15 hours per week
Obtain personal liability insurance
A Masters Degree in Counselling, Psychology, Social Work or equivalent in a clinically relevant field
Minimum 2-years of counselling experience
Demonstrated clinical knowledge and experience working with the speciality areas
Ongoing professional development as needed to ensure clients needs are met
OF THE JOB
Create your own schedule
Monthly group consultations
The desired candidates for these positions will have/be;
the ability to work independently
motivated to deepen their learning as growth plays an avid role in the career
able to adapt quickly learning our system of care
able to produce quality reports (progress notes, assessments, treatment plans etc)
unique yet relatable - bringing different perspectives into session
the ability to provide the highest standard of care
We at Anchoridge Counselling, take pride in our ability to offer meaningful opportunities for growth and discovery to the next generation of qualified, hard-working therapists.
Positions are filled about a year in advance and are currently only available at LONDON location for students seeking in person practicum placements.
Anchoridge prides itself on creating a welcoming and supportive environment where individuals can thrive while being themselves. This placement experience is intended to provide graduate level students with the opportunity to experience counselling in a private practice setting while fulfilling their program requirements for their practicum.
The experience provided here at Anchoridge will be a blend of direct client hours and indirect professional development hours. Students will be expected to be proactive, ambitious and have an avid interest in providing support for a variety of different populations in a private practice setting.
8 - 12 months
Students will have the unique opportunity to be supervised by the Clinical Director and Founder, Natasha Lavji (RP, RSW, CCC). Supervision is provided to students at no cost and is intended to inspire them to embrace their own style of counselling and gain the confidence that they need to positively impact their clients' lives. Students can expect their supervision to include case consultation and formulation, clinical skill development, peer support and the opportunity to integrate their theoretical learning into clinical practice.
1 hour / week
4 hours / month
Student orientation will take place over the first month at Anchoridge. This time will be spent gaining understanding of private practice operations, shadowing intakes and client sessions, working closely with the administration team and developing a deeper understanding of the areas of practice students would like to pursue. This time is intended to allow the student to acclimate to Anchoridge and prepare to build their own case load.