Social Worker-Psychotherapist

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  • Post Date: March 5, 2021
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Social Worker-Psychotherapist

Forging Forward Counselling Services
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: February 19th 2021
Forging Forward Counselling Services has been established in the Ottawa Valley for 14 years. Our staff of Registered Master Social Workers and Psychotherapists offer counselling, trauma therapy, parenting support and information and vocational rehabilitation services. Each counsellor has engaged in a different area of concentration and professional development training. We work with adults, children and youth, couples and families with no waitlists and flexible appointment hours. In addition, we have staff trained as a Clinical Traumatologist.


Forging Forward is currently recruiting for a Social Worker-Psychotherapist to join our practice. We are looking for someone who has availability during the week, including evenings, as well as Saturdays (schedule TBD). This is a contract position that is available immediately.




  • Provide individual, couple and family counselling
  • Provide professional and respectful services in a safe and confidential environment
  • Develop a customized counselling plan with personalized goals and measurable outcomes
  • Use approaches that foster self-determination and promote resiliency
  • A willingness to offer phone, video and in-person therapy as appropriate
  • Master Social Worker-Registered Social Worker with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or equivalent (ir: RP, CCC)
  • Experienced in provided counselling related to stress management, mental health support, relationships, trauma and separation and divorce
  • Extensive knowledge of working with adults and couples is necessary
  • Experience offering counselling for children, youth and families
  • Trained and skilled in the use of a variety of modalities such as CBT, DBT, solution-focused therapy and trauma therapy
  • Ability to provide a clean criminal record check with vulnerability sector
  • The ability to offer services in French is an asset
  • Proof of professional insurance as well as proof of registration
  • Supplementary certification would be considered an asset
  • Skilled in self-employment management
  • Able to work as a team in consultation and collaboration
Additional Information
The wage for this position will be determined based on availability and type of service offered and is based on invoiced client sessions.


We invite you to visit our website for more information about the services we provide.


Please send your resume in MS Word or PDF format. All applications will be kept confidential.

Contact Information
Lisa Bowman
Forging Forward Counselling Services
223-224 Pembroke Street West,
Pembroke, Ontario


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