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Internship / Supervised Practice

 

We are looking for interns and pre-licenced professionals to join our thriving practice. The Healing Tree Psychology and Wellness Centre is a West Island psychology clinic providing a whole-person, in-depth treatment approach to healing and recovery from a variety of emotional and psychological disorders. Our reputation is based on excellence, integrity, and high treatment standards in the local community and greater Montreal area. Our practice is expanding very rapidly and we want to hear from those who can represent our vision and want to be part of this exciting team.

This is a paid internship opportunity. Schedule and hours can be flexible and may include daytime, evening or weekends. Supervision and training are a key part of of the internship experience provided, with a close working relationship with the clinic's co-directors. This position allows you to work either in-office and/or virtually. Office space is provided for face-to-face sessions, and we also provide access to a secure platform for conducting online therapy.

We are looking for interns, praticum students, or pre-licenced professionals who are looking to develop broad-based therapy skills working with adults struggling with various mental health conditions and presenting issues. There are many diverse learning opportunities available at our private practice, and specific opportunities available to provide services in the areas of emotional eating/body image issues and trauma. Candidates can be in the process of obtaining their degree, and looking to complete a formal internship, or simply looking to supplement their income or clinical experience through an informal practicum. We also accept individuals in the process of applying for licensure after graduation who require supervised practice. Professionals applying for their Psychotherapy permit from the OPQ are also welcome to apply. The opportunity to stay on after the internship as a full-fledged member of our team is not only possible, but encouraged. 

 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • In the process of obtaining a graduate-level degree in any mental health discipline, such as counselling, clinical psychology or social work 
    OR
  • Has completed their degree but is looking to obtain additional clinical hours to meet licencing requirements. 
  • Experience or interest in working in the areas of emotional eating/body image issues and/or trauma would be an asset
  • Ability to work evenings or weekends an asset, as is bilingualism
  • A strong work ethic, showing good initiative, independence, and an ability to work effectively as part of a team. Strong interpersonal skills are a necessity, as are strong computer literacy/technological savviness.

Interested candidates MUST send their resume and cover letter to us with their application, that outlines how their work and life experience directly relate to the position for which they are applying to and/or how they may be an asset to our centre. If the internship is required as part of an academic program or to obtain licensure with the OPQ, a clear list of internship requirements (clinical hours, supervision requirements, etc.) must also be included in the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Candidates may send their application to us at apply@healingtreemontreal.com.

Please note that only selected applicants will be contacted.

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