Department of Health, Wholisitic Health and Wellness Mental Health Therapist

About the Role:




Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, Wholistic Health and Wellness Program the Mental Health Therapist will promote healthy functioning clients and facilitate changes in behavior, feelings and attitudes needed in resolving emotional conflict. The candidate should demonstrate a strong background in mental health counseling and a willingness to work closely with the Program Manager and Mental Health Team in making diagnosis and the development of treatment plans for the community of Akwesasne.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or other equivalent Mental Health degree.
  • Member in good standing with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association of Ontario and is qualified to practice in the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec.
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act.
  • Demonstrated experience in counseling and psychotherapy.
  • Experience working with children and families.
  • Understanding of child development and family dynamics.
  • Knowledge of community resources related to the needs of children and families.
  • Specialized course/certifications related to therapies to address needs of children & youth considered an asset.
  • Certificate in evidence-based practices such as CBT, TIR and EMDR is considered an asset.
  • Critical Incident Stress Management Training is considered an asset.

All interested applicants MUST submit all of the following documents:

1. a cover letter,

2. resume,

3. copies of all relevant certificates/diplomas,

4. status card (if applicable) and

5. three references submitted on Consent to Release Reference Check form, which can be found on the website under Employment.

Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume. Native preference in hiring. A criminal record check is mandatory before start of employment. As a requirement of employment, all applicants must have a Canadian Social Insurance number. An eligibility list will be created for one year. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. MCA reserves the right to retract, postpone, or revise employment opportunities at any time.

Submit application packages using one of the following methods (email preferred):



MCA Staffing Officer

PO Box 90

Akwesasne, Quebec 

H0M 1A0

Drop Off: 

10 Akwesasne St

Administration Building #3

Akwesasne, Quebec 

H0M 1A0

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