• CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) Psychotherapist Barrie
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  • 4 days ago

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About the Organization:

The Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle (BANAC) is a regional social planning and development organization which provides innovative programs and service to Indigenous communities in Simcoe County, Muskoka, and the northern York Region, including wholistic Health Services through the Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin Primary Care Team. As an Interprofessional Health Care Team, Mamaway team members provide primary care, mental health, traditional healing and health promotion services for Indigenous communities. We provide wholistic services in clinic locations, community and in partnership with mainstream service partners.

About the Role:

This role is an exciting opportunity for a CBT Psychotherapist to provide culturally adapted CBT psychotherapy for Indigenous clients in the Simcoe Muskoka Region. As part of the Ontario Structured Psychotherapy (OSP) Program, the CBT Psychotherapist will work with individuals who are experiencing anxiety and/or anxiety (including... obsessive-compulsive concerns and post-traumatic stress) in providing access to free cognitive behavioural therapy services. Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin at BANAC partners with the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care and the B'Saanibamaadsiwin Indigenous Mental Health Program at CMHA Muskoka Parry Sound to offer these services. This position is a great opportunity for a CBT practitioner to offer Indigenous-specific CBT grounded in Indigenous worldview and Indigenous approaches to therapy. Working in this role will build capacity in the region for Indigenous-specific psychotherapy. Role duties will include: planning, conducting, and delivering a program of CBT for adults; participating in program education, evaluation, and clinical consultation. The CBT Psychotherapist role may be assigned work in multiple locations throughout the region. This role will include extensive training in therapeutic protocols to support therapists in the provision of their services. The CBT Psychotherapist will have access to clinical consultation and support through their role.

What You Bring:
Current registration in the province of Ontario as a member in good standing with the appropriate college and eligible to provide psychotherapy as either a registered nurse, social worker, occupational therapist or registered psychotherapist. Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or equivalent. Master’s degree is an asset Minimum of 3 years of experience in the delivery of evidence-based CBT is preferred; documented evidence of CBT training with adequate supervision is preferred. Knowledge of Indigenous healing modalities and respect for wholistic approaches to healing and care Access to a vehicle, a valid Ontario driver’s license, and adequate automobile insurance approved to utilize BANAC vehicles.

What We Offer:

We provide a generous benefits package, including HOOPP, paid vacation, cultural leave, extended holidays, on-going training opportunities and the opportunity to work in a dynamic community-based environment. Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin offers clinical consultation for psychotherapists.

We are happy to connect candidates selected for interviews with a member of the clinical team to ask questions about the role and work experience at BANAC – Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin.

Do you have a question about this role (including what a day-in-the-life is for this role; what it is like to work at Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin; and other questions) or about your application? Reach out to Ryan Walsh, Manager of Integrated Care by email at

Information About Working at BANAC Mamaway Wiidokdaadwin:
Work is typically performed in clinic, office and community settings. Periodic exposure to smoke may occur from the burning of sacred medicines: Tobacco, sweet grass, sage or cedar.

Specific employment conditions are specified in an employment contract with BANAC and include the following:
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