APNS Job Postings for Psychologists

Registered Psychologist Positions Available (Full Time/Part Time) – Halifax

Microsoft Word - Job PostingAulakh Psychological & Counselling Services Inc. is seeking a qualified Registered Psychologist associate to join our growing private psychology practice conveniently located in the North end of Halifax (in the Gladstone Professional Centre).

We are seeking an associate who is client-focused, likes to work in a collaboratively with clients and other professionals
and is looking to be a part of a supportive team environment. The successful candidate would be warm, ethically minded, and have a fundamental respect for the clients we work with.

Our practice offers:

  • Part-time/Full-Time position
  • Full-time administrative services to assist with scheduling, invoicing, and day-to-day office needs
  • Inviting reception area for clients
  • Flexible hours for scheduling
  • Encouragement of on-going learning and professional development
  • Free parking for staff and clients
  • Wheelchair accessible office


  • Registered Psychologist or Candidate Register of good standing in Nova Scotia
  • Providetreatment and/or assessments to clients (testing materials provided)
  • Ability to implement evidence-based treatment with clients
  • Previous experience working with teens and/or adults
  • Previous experience conducting mental health assessments
  • Experience working with couples and families is considered an asset, but not required

We ask any interested candidates to please forward your information in confidence to us via email (info@aulakhpsychology.ca), fax (902-490-0099) or call to arrange a time to speak with owner Harpreet Aulakh (902-490-0090).

Job Posting – PT Online Addiction Counsellors


Hasu eCounselling – Canada-Wide

Hasu eCounselling™ is a Canadian online platform that matches individuals with substance use disorder specialists, psychologists  and problem gambling specialists. Hasu provides video, talk and text counselling anywhere the client is – at home, after hours, on a wait-list or even if they are out of the country. Client can use a laptop, tablet or smartphone to get sober and stay sober.

Hasu was founded and designed by addiction specialists in Ontario as a response to the gaps they witnessed firsthand in the healthcare system.  Hasu eCounselling™ therapists are certified and maintain membership with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers; the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and/or the Canadian Addiction Counsellors Certification Federation (CACCF).

The Hasu eCounselling™ healthcare platform is in compliance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) and the Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act (PIPEDA) and all equivalent personal health information protection legislation in Canada.

This is an exciting opportunity to join an online network of therapists who are focused on quality care by using best practice treatment to provide addiction counselling to clients in Nova Scotia. If applicants are members of CACCF and have an ICADC or CCAC certification there is an opportunity to provide online counselling Canada-wide.

Hasu is currently hiring part time online addiction counsellors on an independent contractor basis (not as an employee).  Successful candidates will be members of a provider network.  Compensation up to $55.00 per hour. Flexible hours.

Online Addiction Counsellors – Job Description

The online addiction counsellor assists in the coordination and delivery of online counselling to clients and provides support and education to clients and families through video conferencing, phone conferencing and secure text messaging.

Job Function and Duties:

  • Providing one free 20-minute consultation to new clients.
  • Maintaining college standards regarding client charting and record keeping.
  • Able to work on client-directed goals including harm reduction to abstinence.
  • Maintaining a high level of clinical skill through evidence-based practice.
  • Experience in all aspects of addiction treatment from assessment to discharge.
  • Orienting, facilitating and reinforcing client’s involvement in addiction treatment.
  • Providing supportive counselling and education to clients, families and/or significant others on typical recovery and lifestyle issues throughout all stages of recovery.
  • Make appropriate linkages with appropriate referrals as needed.


  • A masters degree in counselling, psychology or social work.
  • Membership with CACCF.
  • ICADC/CACC certification.
  • Addiction Careworker Diploma or equivalent.
  • 5+ years clinical experience in treatment of clients with substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health issues. Experience in providing problem gambling counselling an asset.
  • Experience in a patient care setting such as an inpatient or outpatient addiction facility.
  • Addiction assessment experience.
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Experience using software and technology.
  • Good critical thinking skills.
  • Strong written/documentation skills.
  • Able to secure a police background check indicating that you can work with vulnerable populations.
  • Two (2) professional references.


You will be required to provide hours of availability for client session bookings.You can change your hours at anytime on an online schedule.

Qualified candidates should submit resumes to Hasu eCounselling™ at provider@hasuecounselling.ca. We will also accept resumes via fax at (416) 232-0849. For further information, please visit our website at www.hasuecounselling.ca.

Professional Office Space for Rent

We have a  250  sq ft unfurnished office available for rent in our suite of three offices at our convenient Brunswick Street location. The building is adjacent to downtown with close proximity to business and government offices, law courts and public transit. Parking is easily accessible indoors and out. Office rental includes use of a large furnished waiting area, kitchenette and utility/lunch room.

Each professional operates independently and contributes to joint expenses, including internet, fax and copier.

For further information or to schedule a viewing contact:

Judie MacDougall, 902-446-4776; judie.macdougall@ns.sympatico.ca,
or Pamela Dixon, 902-446-4778; pdixon@eastlink.ca

Clinical Director – Halifax

Position:                           Microsoft Word - Document4  Clinical Director

Type:                                   Permanent Full Time

Location:                            Halifax, Nova Scotia

Start:                                   As soon as possible

Compensation:                 $75K-$80K annual salary with comprehensive benefits package included

Atlantic Youth is a privately owned, national service provider of youth supports that focus on creating conditions where kids can discover their greatness. Atlantic Youth is an industry leader in youth services that operates residential youth care centres, provides a variety of individual and family supports and facilitates a full portfolio of school based group programs and workshops.We are a progressive and modern company that prides ourselves on providing a great work life balance for our team. We are expanding and seeking an experienced and energetic leader to join us in the capacity of Clinical Director.  We offer a fun, dynamic, flexible and collaborative work environment, with potential for growth and an opportunity to truly make a difference. Learn more at atlanticyouth.ca

 Primary Duties:

The Clinical Director’s role is to oversee all therapeutic programs and services offered by Atlantic Youth including a full suite of family supports, residential youth care centres as well as the development and implementation of a new eight-bed residential treatment centre for girls in Iqaluit, NU.

Specific Duties:

  •  Guide and oversee the development, implementation and ongoing operations of all family support and residential youth services.
  • Develop and implement effective policy and procedures that best reflect the unique therapeutic, security, developmental and cultural needs represented.
  • Develop and manage all residential care therapeutic programs, services and counselling interventions in accordance with the service model(s) and guiding principle(s).
  • Oversee the management of both on and off site staff teams.
  • Provide (shared) on-call management coverage for emergencies as required; develop and implement crisis action plans to resolve crises and determine client/staff needs for follow-up.
  • Develop and manage all program evaluation information from clients/staff/referring or partner agencies.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership team on future company developments and opportunities.


  •  Master’s degree with at least ten years’ professional experience in child and adolescent services.
  • Experience managing and working within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Experience working with or in indigenous communities considered an asset.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of policy and procedure.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide sound clinical advice and develop treatment plans and goals in accordance with best practices and theories.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of crisis intervention, mental illness, addictions and psychiatric medication.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing support to adolescents experiencing suicidal ideation and/or self-injuriousbehaviors.
  • Demonstrated experience in the assessment and treatment of adolescents who are abusing substances and/or experiencing a concurrent mental health & addiction disorder.
  • Demonstrated experience in individual and group treatment interventions such as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relational practice and trauma informed care.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of harm reduction and relapse prevention.
  • Demonstrated ability to formulate treatment reports and protocols for a wide range of adolescent mental health, behavioural and addiction related problems.
  • Knowledge of clinical approaches to trauma recovery.
  • Knowledge of historic trauma including intergenerational impacts of colonization and the residential school system.

 Employment Specifics 

  • Full time permanent position
  • Some travel required (periodic trips to Nunavut)
  • Shared on-call management coverage
  • $75K-$80K annual salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package included


Permanent Full-Time

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Job Title: Psychologist
Dept ID: Mental Health & Addictions – Child & Youth
Location: Dawson Centre, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Status: Permanent Full-Time

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia. We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.


Reporting to the Manager, Mental Health & Addictions, Community-Based, or designate, for all clinical duties, the Psychologist applies his/her therapeutic and practical knowledge of psychology within a multi-disciplinary team in the development, implementation and evaluation of programs for the range of issues encountered within the Child and Youth, Community-Based, Mental Health & Addictions Service. The Psychologist exhibits sound professional judgment and initiative while working within the framework and objectives of the Community Program, Health Services Portfolio and the Mission, Vision and Strategic Directions and incorporates into daily practice the Core Competencies and Values of the organization.

  • Masters of Psychology required
  • Registered or eligible to be registered with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology is required
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an independent practitioner, providing assessment and treatment of children and youth with mental health challenges required
  • Clinical experience, knowledge of best practice and training working with developmentally challenged children and adolescents required
  • Experience with assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders with preschoolers, children and adolescents using the recommended best practice assessment process and assessment tools
  • Experience working collaboratively with community agencies relating to children, youth and family issues
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of multi-systemic interventions for mental illnesses
  • Demonstrated sound professional judgment and commitment to excellence
    Demonstrated exceptional time management, decision-making, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain positive and supportive working relationships with clients, coworkers, other departments within the organization and community partners
  • Commitment to promoting a culture of respect that supports safety, ethical practices, cultural awareness and organizational health
  • Proficiency with computer applications including Microsoft Word, Power Point, Excel, internet, email and the ability to use health information systems for decision support
  • Physical and mental capabilities to perform the duties of the position such as traveling to satellite clinics on a regular basis; between sites within the South Shore geographical area and to meetings outside the South Shore geographical areas as required; working flexible hours and dealing with stressful situations
  • Demonstrated exemplary work history and attendance in current and previous employment
  • Successful applicants are required to provide a criminal record check and vulnerable sector check before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

Thank- you for your application. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke-free/scent reduced environment at this site.

Please submit your application to People Services at: humanresources@nshealth.ca
For more information on the Nova Scotia Health Authority, please visit www.nshealth.ca/careers.

Seeking Contract Psychologist

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Created in 1993, the practice is one of Halifax’s oldest and most reputable private practices. Our mission is to promote improved mental health for individuals, families and the community using empirically based and scientifically proven assessment and treatment techniques. We are comprised of a group of diverse psychologists with a common belief that working collaboratively provides our clients with the best possible service.

We are presently seeking qualified applicants to work as contract psychologists at our practice. We have immediate opportunities for clinical, school and counselling psychologists to provide services across the lifespan. Skills in consultation, assessment, diagnosis, and therapeutic intervention for issues such as anxiety, mood disorders, somatization, substance abuse, PTSD, relationship and family problems, learning disorders, and child behavioural problems is essential. Skills and training in standardized assessment methods and therapeutic skills including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), behavioural management approaches and intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy (ISTDP) are desirable. We require excellent communication skills, including oral and written proficiency, and the ability to work within a computerized environment including electronic health information systems and booking.

Professional Environment Offered:

  • A beautiful and functional office in the heart of Halifax.
  • Overhead costs are covered by a percentage of billed time.
  • Assessment materials are included in your overhead costs.
  • The ability to set your own hours.
  • A very motivated patient population.
  • Diverse referrals.

The Qualifications:

  • Registered or Candidate Registered Psychologists with NSBEP.
  • Doctoral level is preferred, although Masters applicants will be considered.
  • Relevant Degree from an accredited University.
  • Post-graduate experience with psychodiagnostic assessment using intensive short-term dynamic psychotherapy.
  • Familiarity and comfort with using Macintosh computers.
  • Possession of an IPhone or willingness to obtain one.

For more information please send a PDF CV to Dr. S. Gerald Hann at ghann@hannpsychologicalservices.com

No phone calls please.

Psychologist Position – Halifax


Maternity Leave (with option to join permanently) 

Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers, Counselling & Psychological Services is seeking a Registered Psychologist, or Candidate Registered Psychologist, to join her team of independent practitioners.  Specifically, Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers is looking for a qualified individual who can offer comprehensive therapy services (and /or mediation, psychological assessment, or consultation services as an adjunct) for individuals (adolescents & adults) and/or couples and/or families, taking over the caseload of two members of the existing team (due to two coinciding maternity leaves commencing in April/May of 2017).  The successful applicant would also have the option of continuing to work with the Practice on a full or part-time basis after the term of the maternity leave, depending on their needs.

The qualified individual will be highly skilled, ethically minded, and client focused.  He/she will welcome the opportunity to work alongside a close-knit team of established professionals. Full-time on site administrative support services are provided from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, which includes all scheduling, reception, and invoicing requirements.  Practice hours are self-determined, and can include evenings, or weekends, if required (but not a requirement if the Associate is balancing family needs or other work requirements).

Dr. Hubley Carruthers, Counselling and Psychological Services is conveniently located on Brenton Street in downtown Halifax (just off Spring Garden Road).   Our team (six Psychologists and an Office Manager) house a fully furnished suite of offices, including a shared waiting area, and private couples and family room; which is easily accessible by car or bus.  Our new Associate will be provided his/her own private office for daily use.

Interested Registered Psychologists or Candidate Register Psychologists may contact Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers, Chief Psychologist/Owner, or Carlye Seamone, Office Manager, by phone, fax, or email.  A curriculum vitae and the names of at least two references are requested.

For more information about Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers Counselling and Psychological Services, please visit our website at www.hubleycarruthers.com.  Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Dr. Kathy Hubley Carruthers Counselling and Psychological Services

First Floor, 1331 Brenton Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2K5

Phone: 902-407-1234

Fax: 902-407-1235

Email: admin@hubleycarruthers.com

Psychologist Position – Truro


Power Psychological Services is seeking a qualified Registered Psychologist or Psychologist (Candidate Register)to join our growing private practice located in beautiful downtown Truro. We are looking for an enthusiastic, goal-oriented individual who is able to work independently and with a team. The successful candidate would be warm, ethically minded and have a fundamental respect for the clients we work with.Flexible part time hours.

Our clinic offers a professionally furnished office, cozy waiting room and an office manager to handle appointments bookings and calls, as well as day to day office needs. We have a growing list of clientele and need a professional and personable individual to take on new clients.


Must be a Registered Psychologist or Psychologist (CandidateRegister) in good standing with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology and be able to /have:

  • Implement evidence-based treatment with clients
  • Commitment to ethics and professionalism
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and professional development
  • Ability to work some weekday evenings
  • Maintenance of individual professional liability/malpractice insurance is required
  • Provide counselling to adult individuals and couples
  • Provide counselling to youth/teens/families


  • Relevant clinical practice experience required, preferable in the interdisciplinary private clinic setting
  • Experience with treatment of pain and pain management
  • Experience working with a variety of third party payers considered an asset (i.e., Workers Compensation Board, Blue Cross, etc)

We ask any interested psychologists to forward your information in confidence to:


Power Psychological Services

664 Prince Street, Suite 4, Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 1G6         

Phone: 902-843-4380;   Fax: 902-843-4381

E-mail: powerpsych1@eastlink.ca

Part-Time Psychologist Position Available

seagramlogoWe are currently looking for a part-time Registered Psychologist in our Falmouth office. This position involves working with children/adolescents with the potential of also working with adults.


At Seagram & Associates, we empower our clients with the support and tools they need to enrich their lives, improve their mental health and inspire growth and development – in life, in work, and in relationships.

Our collaborative practice is comprised of mental health professionals who help children, youth, adults and families create lasting change and enhanced wellness.

The services will be on a contractual basis, with an agreed fee paid per session. The registered psychologist will be required to function as an autonomous mental health practitioner in collaboration with the supervising psychologist. The position may be tailored to varying specialties or experiences. Experience and competency working with children and adolescents is essential.  Ability to work with adults, couples or families is highly desirable.  Of particular interest is a clinician with experience using the following treatment modalities: CBT, EMDR, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Emotion-Focussed Therapy.


One to three days per week, depending on the clinician’s availability and areas of expertise.


  • Collaborative clinic setting
  • Calm and pleasing work environment
  • Motivated clients with diverse presenting issues
  • No overhead or administrative cost
  • Flexible schedule


  • Providing treatment of a variety of mental health issues using evidence-based,trauma informed practice.
  • Creating and maintaining patient records and required reports in a timely manner
  • Working collaboratively with a clinical supervisor to develop case formulations, identify treatment goals and support client progress in meeting these goals.


  • Doctoral Degree or Masters’ Degree in Clinical Psychology or related field in Psychology (e.g., Counselling Psychology).
  • Registered or Candidate Register Psychologist with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiner’s in Psychology
  • Experience and competency working with children and adolescents
  • Ability to work independently, yet collaboratively
  • Ability to utilize empirically-validated, trauma informed practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and inter-professional team work skills
  • Current professional liability insurance.
  • Experienced with operating a computer and some ability with MS office

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check, and a Child Abuse Registry Check.

Please fax, email or send resume to:

Dr. Belinda Seagram

2078 Hwy 1, RR#2, Falmouth, Nova Scotia   B0P 1L0

Fax: (902) 472-3273     Phone 902 472-3272

Email: bseagram@seagramassociates.com



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Dr. Daniel Chorney & Associates is currently seeking a Registered Psychologist to join our growing practice. We are currently made up of eight independent PhD-level psychologists who all share a strong cognitive-behavioral therapy training background and have experience working with children and adolescents.

We are seeking a psychologist whose primary area of practice is within Clinical Psychology, and who demonstrates a strong background in the assessment and treatment of a variety of childhood and adolescent disorders and concerns. Experience with young adults/adults is also preferred, but not required.

Practice hours can be flexible and self-determined, although we are currently seeking an applicant who is willing to see a minimum of 8 billable/client hours per week or working up to a full-time caseload. Daytime, evening, and/or weekend hours are possible.

Interested psychologists should contact Dr. Chorney directly by email at drchorney@gmail.com. Please include a brief cover letter (including the names and contact information of two references) and recent curriculum vitae when applying.

For more information about our practice, please visit our website at www.chorneyandassociates.com. Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Cornerstone Psychological Services has a position available for an associate psychologist. Our growing practice is conveniently located in the West End of Halifax, close to the Quinpool shopping/restaurant district, hospitals, universities, and bus routes.

Our clinic has a bright and welcoming reception area, and all of our professionally designed offices feature attractive furnishings and windows. Cornerstone has a full-time office manager who handles appointment bookings, reminder calls, and day-to-day office needs.

Our practice encourages a friendly and supportive team environment. We hold weekly clinical meetings for peer supervision and are happy to provide additional opportunities for psychologists to further their professional development.

If you are a motivated, clinical psychologist seeking a rewarding career experience, consider joining our team.


  • Candidate or Full Registration with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology.
  • Provide counselling services to adult individuals and couples
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and professional development
  • Enthusiasm to participate in marketing opportunities
  • Ability to work some weekday evenings
  • Commitment to ethics and professionalism

Preferred (considered an asset):

  • Work experience with adolescent / family therapy will be considered an asset, but is not required.
  • Preference for clinicians who are ‘theoretically integrative’ and/or are willing to broaden their therapeutic skills through peer supervision, consultation, or additional training.

For more information about our practice, please visit our website: www.cornerstoneclinic.ca

Applicants may send CV to: info@cornerstoneclinic.ca

Cornerstone Psychological Services

2045 Harvard Street

Halifax, NS B3L 2S6