New Job Guidance Counsellor / Psychotherapist In Quebec

Guidance Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Guidance Counsellor / Psychotherapist

Guidance Counsellor / Psychotherapist

Company : Marianopolis College
Salary : $28.33–$52.88 an hour
Location : Quebec

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Guidance Counsellor / Psychotherapist


Founded in 1908, Marianopolis is a private English-language college in Montreal specializing in pre-university education for about 2,000 students. A gateway to the world’s top universities, the College’s record of academic excellence, on-time graduation levels and university-acceptance rates into competitive programs is unmatched in Quebec.

As members of a close-knit community, Marianopolis employees have the opportunity to excel professionally and enjoy generous benefits as well as a stimulating environment associated with working at one of the province’s premier post-secondary institutions.



Guidance Counsellor / Psychotherapist


Director of Student Affairs




Professional Staff

Working Hours:

Weekdays, 21 hours


Part-time, Replacement Contract (3 days)

Hourly Rate:

$28.33 to $52.88

Contract Dates:

August 7, 2023 to July 5, 2024


The Guidance Counsellor / Psychotherapist, in close collaboration with all members of the Student Affairs team and the Office of the Academic Dean, is responsible for offering students (individuals or groups) accessible, confidential, empathic assistance as they encounter issues of mental health, personal, social, or vocational concern. The Guidance Counsellor/Psychotherapist work together for mutual support and in the identification of project distribution.


  • Helps students to use their own resources in coping with a problem situation
  • Assists students in exploring career directions through a number of methods including testing, interest inventories, and personal counselling
  • Uses psychological standardized, recognized tools, conducts interviews and makes observations
  • Counsel individuals and groups to achieve more effective personal, social and vocational development and adjustment
  • Apply psychological theory and principles regarding behaviour and mental processes
  • Plan psychological intervention programs and conduct program evaluation
  • Provide psychotherapy
  • Refers students to other organizations such as community health services, social services centres or hospitals, if necessary
  • Maintains familiarity with College and community resources
  • Provides support and assistance to the entire College community in the event of a crisis or critical incident
  • Offers guidance and support to faculty members who are concerned about a student
  • Identifies, implements and evaluates appropriate topics and venues for psychoeducational programs related to vocational issues and mental health, based on student needs
  • In collaboration with the Associate Dean, Student Success, Academic Advisors and the Adapted Services Counselor, provides counselling to students in poor academic standing
  • Fulfills other duties as required


  • Strong listening and effective communication skills
  • Professionalism, discretion, good judgment; ability to set limits
  • Willingness to work collaboratively with colleagues and across departments
  • People-oriented and able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Exhibit a positive demeanour and ability to interact with diverse groups and individuals
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team
  • Abilities to assess and effectively help students with a wide variety of presenting concerns such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, (mild) trauma, life transitions, and grief and loss.
  • Are personally committed to continuing education and professional development opportunities.


  • Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology or equivalent
  • Membership in the Ordre des psychologues du Québec, or
  • Membership in the Ordre des conseillers et conseillères d’orientation et des psychoéducateurs et psychoéducatrices du Québec and psychotherapy permit with the Ordre des psychologue du Québec
  • Experience working with young adults
  • Experience with career counselling and psychoeducational programs is an asset
  • Experience developing outreach initiatives is an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and French


Marianopolis College encourages applications from qualified individuals, including women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Only those applicants who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply, please forward a CV, cover letter and copy of your degree (incomplete applications will not be considered) no later than 5 pm on May 26 2023 by e-mail to [email protected].

Job Types: Part-time, Fixed term contract
Contract length: 11 months
Part-time hours: 21 per week

Salary: $28.33-$52.88 per hour


  • Monday to Friday


  • Master's Degree (required)


  • English and French (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-05-26
Expected start date: 2023-08-07