Become an associate member

Be an Associate Therapist at the Centre for Treatment of Sexual Abuse and Childhood Trauma! We are recruiting therapists to join our trauma-focused practice.

Associate Therapists:

  • See clients on-site or online, and rent space from the Centre for Treatment

  • Regularly participate in activities of the Centre, including committee meetings and strategic planning

  • Provide leadership, wisdom, and creativity to Centre operations and initiatives

  • Make a difference in the community and participate in the volunteer activities of the Centre


Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience in the treatment of PTSD and trauma-related issues and disorders. They practice psychotherapy as a registered member (or eligible for registration) of a professional College in Ontario and carry their own professional liability insurance. The candidacy period lasts for six months, during which candidates will receive a number of client referrals from the Centre for Treatment. Candidates will meet regularly with an assigned mentor and will be required to meet the full obligations of an Associate Therapist for the duration of their candidacy period.

Interested candidates should forward a curriculum vitae outlining relevant experience and qualifications (clinical and business) as well as a one-page, detailed letter of interest.

Mandatory: licenses or certifications:

  • Registered Member of Professional College in Ontario

  • Professional Liability Insurance


If you are interested please contact us at:

Phone: 613-233-4929



If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 9-1-1.

Emergency numbers:

Ottawa Police: 613-236-1222

Children's Aid Society of Ottawa: 613-747-7800

Kids' Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

The Distress Centre: 613-238-3311

The Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre: 613-562-2333

Mental Health Crisis Line: 613-722-6914

Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program: 613-798-5555 x 13770