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Join our Team

We are a growing practice in the heart of Coquitlam.

We are a fast-growing counselling practice in Port Moody, B.C. that is committed to supporting families in the Tri-Cities and neighbouring communities of greater Vancouver. We offer therapy to children, adolescents, families, adults and couples. We also run groups for grieving families, parents of twice exceptional kids, and adults with ADHD.

We are a collaborative, dynamic team of experienced therapists who value health and wellness, relationships, growth, play and fun.

Our practice is based on warmth, optimism, curiosity, courage and connection. 


Our strength as counsellors is the ability to create safe and supporting environments in which clients feel cared and deeply listened to. In our work together you can expect a non-judgemental and encouraging atmosphere in which you can rediscover what already makes you great. We will also strive to discover what lies behind the behaviours of your child or partner as understanding is one of the keys to positive change.

Our wish for clients is to provide practical resources, empower them through their multiple challenges, and to help them build a deep sense of balance and connection.

Strong Ties is looking for passionate and enthusiastic therapist seeking opportunities to work with children, youth and/or families. We focus on anxiety, mood disorders, emotional regulation and we provide parent and school consultation. 

As a growing practice working with children and families, we encourage a warm, flexible and supportive setting that includes:

  • Bi-weekly consultation meetings, and opportunities for professional development.

  • Opportunities for on-call debriefing support with clinical team members 

  • Admin and marketing support (online booking, business cards, support with billing).

  • Business cards

  • Opportunities to develop workshops and online content

  • Competitive pay

We are looking for contractor therapists with:

  • Master’s degree in counselling psychology, clinical psychology, or social work

  • Registration with an appropriate association or college: RCC, CCC, RSW

  • Professional Liability Insurance

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise working with children or youth experiencing different clinical issues (e.g. anxiety, ADHD, anger issues, developmental challenges, self-esteem, trauma, life transitions).

  • Strong ability to work with adults or families especially in parenting issues. 

  • Interest or experience in developmental and attachment theory-informed approaches is an asset.

  • Preference for those willing to do some evening and/or weekend work

  • Preference for therapists wanting to increase their client base by 1-2 days per week.

Qualifications required:

  1. Master’s level training in psychology, counselling psychology or social work

  2. Registration in good standing with a governing body – BCACC, BCPA or BC College of Social Workers

  3. Have a minimum 2 years post graduate work

  4. Experience counselling children (age 5 and over) and teens/youth (12-21 years of age)

  5. Experience and comfort working with parents

  6. Advanced training in play, sand-tray, or art therapy

  7. Family centred approach using an attachment or developmental model

  8. Training in executive functions and sensorimotor processing in children

  9. A desire to be part of a cohesive team, in meetings and consultation as well as working together with another therapist with a family

If you are interested in joining us, please send a resume and cover letter to

Only suitable applicants will be contacted.

Counselling Methods

We target our methods to you. However, most of our interventions are based on:

  • Child-centered play and expressive therapy

  • Synergetic Play Therapy

  • Emotionally Focused Family Therapy

  • Attachment and Development Theories

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

  • Solution-Focused Therapy

  • Family Systems Theories

Come join us


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