The Southdown Institute, a 22-bed residential treatment facility, is seeking to add a team member to our multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals. Our facility, built in 2013, is situated in a beautiful, natural setting in York Region, and is accessible from the GTA or Simcoe County. We are seeking to fill a full-time, permanent position, which includes a comprehensive benefits package and pension plan.
We are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to provide individual and group psychotherapy within the context of a 14-week residential program, and to conduct psychological assessments. The Clinical Psychologist will provide educational seminars and participate in weekly case reviews and staff committees. Diagnostic assessments will be conducted using standardized psychological measures and incorporate findings from the multi-disciplinary team. The holistic treatment model at Southdown requires close interaction with the other members of the clinical team who provide addiction services, spiritual direction, nursing, psychiatry, and dietary and fitness instruction. Ongoing communication with referral sources through telephone contact and progress letters is essential.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology. The candidate will be authorized, or be eligible, for autonomous practice with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Computer literacy is essential for purposes of electronic charting, particularly the ability to use Microsoft Office. The successful candidate will be highly organized, have exceptional written and communication skills and the ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Individuals with experience in individual and group psychotherapy, CBT, DBT, short-term dynamic therapy, comprehensive psychological assessment, and the treatment of mood disorders and personality disorders will be given special consideration. Bilingualism in French or Spanish is an asset.