Student Placement Program

Piece of Mind Counselling is not accepting anymore applications for May 2024 psychotherapy practicum students. September 2024 psychotherapy placements are TBD.

Any MSW students looking for a placement in 2024 can email admin@pieceofmindcounselling.com.

We understand that the process of securing a placement can be stressful and often quite competitive. Unfortunately, because of the increase in potential applicants we are simply not able to respond to each one. If you are interested in pursuing a placement with us, please read below and follow the application guidelines. 

Requirements

  • Pursuing a Master’s Degree in Psychology/Psychotherapy/Mental Health/Social Work  
  • Proof of own liability insurance
  • Demonstrates time management skills and ability to work independently 
  • Ability to respond to correspondence in a timely manner 
  • Must possess excellent organizational, time management and critical thinking skills 
  • Good performance and attendance required 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including report writing (English) 
  • Proven ability to interact with clients and their families in an empathetic manner 
  • Committed to ongoing professional development  
  • Wanting to work as part of a team (attending group meetings and supervision) 
  • Must be willing to do hybrid model in-person (Mississauga location)
  • Must have a private space, reliable internet, and a computer with camera for virtual sessions  

Next Steps 

If you are interested, please apply by sending a cv, cover letter, and copy of transcripts to admin@pieceofmindcounselling.com with the subject line “Student Application” followed by the practicum term for which you are applying (eg. Student Application Fall 2024). 
Application deadlines are 6 months prior to practicum start.

Thank you for your interest in a practicum at Piece of Mind Counselling. Those invited for an interview will be contacted directly. 

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