Clinical / Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist

Job Title: Clinical / Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: Singapore
Salary: TBC and subject to experience, circa £40k-£50k + bonus
Job Published: June 09, 2021 09:45

Job Description

An unique and exciting opportunity to work for a leading mental healthcare clinic in Singapore

About Elephant Therapy and Training

Elephant Therapy and Training is a leading mental healthcare clinic in Singapore. To further enhance the excellence that Elephant represents, suitably qualified clinical psychologists, counselling psychologists and psychotherapists, who may currently be based abroad, are invited to apply for one of the roles with the goal of supporting the local and expatriate communities in Singapore.

Job Specification

Clinical or Counselling Psychologist and Psychotherapist/Psychodynamic Psychotherapist/or Psychoanalyst

  • Role 1: for adult clients
  • Role 2: for adolescent/children clients


  • Assess your clients' needs, abilities or behaviour using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, questionnaires, interviews and direct observation of their behaviour
  • Devise, monitor and adapt appropriate treatment plan and an ongoing psychotherapeutic treatment to achieve structural change
  • Offer psychotherapy and treatments for issues relating to a range of mental health conditions
  • Develop and evaluate service provision for clients
  • Counsel and support carers where applicable
  • Provide therapeutic sessions of clinical work to clients per week
  • Attends weekly staff meeting and contributes to weekly peer supervision
  • Supports the practice by periodically contributing articles/blogs for the clinic’s website
  • Embrace Elephant’s values of integrity, reliability and compassion
  • Represent the organisation at appropriate networking events, market the practice with relevant stakeholders such as GPs and psychiatrists


  • Proven experience as a clinical or counselling psychologist and psychotherapist with appropriate qualifications and membership to relevant professional bodies
  • Knowledge of and adherence to relevant regulations, ethics and professional standards
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Outstanding written and spoken communication skills
  • Outstanding public speaking skills
  • Aptitude in problem-solving and initiative
  • Minimum of a Doctorate in clinical or counselling psychology plus postgraduate diploma in a relevant psychotherapeutic approach

Required: membership with relevant international professional psychology bodies (HCPC; UKCP; BPC)

Other language skills are a bonus since Singapore is a hub for international expatriates