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Psychologist - Thompson Centre Brain Sciences - Temporary Full-time (until approx. May 2022)  (211059)

Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 4/6/2021 1:59:33 PM

We currently have a Temporary Full Time (until approx. May 2022) opportunity for a Psychologist in the Thompson Centre – Brain Sciences Department, located at the Bellwood Campus (175 Brentcliffe Rd) Campus.

Hours of Work:

Days, Occasional Weekends/evenings, 8 hrs; As per schedule

Summary of Duties

The Frederick W. Thompson Centre, within Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, is a specialized program treating Obsessive Compulsive and related disorders. The Centre delivers a range of highly specialized services, including a provincial day and residential program for severe OCD, serving clients from not only Ontario but across the country. We are currently seeking a clinical psychologist to join our dynamic inter-professional team.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

· Provide individual CBT for clients within the program, including exposure and response prevention therapy

· Conduct psychological assessments (e.g., psychodiagnostic and personality)

· Conduct intake assessments to determine eligibility for new referrals

· Provide group treatment involving a number of different modalities (e.g. CBT, DBT, Mindfulness, ACT)

· Co-facilitate treatment groups for the Thompson Center outpatient services as required

· Participate in weekly case conferencing and daily rounds

· Provide clinical supervision for trainees within the program (i.e., practicum students)

· Oversee trainee delivery of psychological assessments and individual and group psychotherapy

· Provide professional consultative services to all regulated health professionals within the program

· Support the Centre’s education mandate by developing and delivering training (eg participating in ECHO OCD teaching sessions), assist in building capacity with community partners to delivery evidence based OCD, participating in workshops, conferences, and other education activities, as appropriate

· Provide in-service education for staff as needed

· Involvement in various research-related activities (i.e. journal reviewer; conference submission reviews)


· Ph.D. in psychology or related field is required

· Registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) is required

· Completion of a 12 month internship

· Minimum 2years of clinical experience required

· Training in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, group facilitation skills. Training and experience with other modalities an asset (DBT, ACT, MBCT, BA, MI)

· Psycho-diagnostic assessment and psychotherapy skills

· Ability to use critical thinking, problem-solving and decision-making skills to solve patient care issues

· Able to provide clinical supervision

· Clinical experience with OCD an asset and a range of psychological disorders(depression, anxiety disorders, personality disorders) preferred

· Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

· Ability to multi-task and manage ongoing projects in an efficient manner

· Experience with quality improvement initiatives an asset

· Ability to work independently as well as within a collaborative environment.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 211059 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

To apply, please click "Apply for Position" at the bottom of this page.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.