The Dufferin Area Family Health Team currently has an opportunity for a full time Mental Health Therapist (1.0 FTE) and a part-time Mental Health Therapist (.5 FTE) to join our compassionate dynamic team, as we collaborate with and support patients facing stressful situations or mental health challenges for improved health and well-being.

These positions will be primarily located within the Dufferin area 

The Mental Health Therapist(s) will:

  • Provide mental health therapy, in person and virtually, to support individuals (age 16+) with mild to moderate mental health concerns
  • Engage patients and assess emotional, interpersonal and/or behavioural concerns
  • Participate in a weekly Single Session Clinic utilizing a brief therapy approach
  • Refer patients to appropriate community and regional resources
  • Assist in the facilitation of therapy groups and psycho-education workshops
  • Participate in case conferences to ensure streamlined referral and treatment
  • Collaborate effectively with physicians, psychiatrists and other team members in a shared care model
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity, whether related to race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or Psychology, with a minimum of 5+ years experience
  • Recognized training in individual, family and group therapy
  • Membership in good standing with a regulated health college, i.e. OCSWSSW or CRPO
  • Demonstrated experience in utilizing evidence-based therapy approaches
  • Experienced in suicide risk assessment, crisis intervention, and verbal diffusion skills
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License, valid insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle

Come join our team – as together we aim to provide quality health care in a great community!

If this opportunity interests you, please submit your resume to:

m.tegart@dafht.ca by August 11, 2021

Deadline for applications:

August 11, 2021