Counsel individuals and groups regarding problems such as stress, substance abuse, and family situations, in order to modify behaviour and/or to improve personal, social, and vocational adjustment.
Offering therapy and treatments for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, and addiction, social and interpersonal problems.
Identify psychological, emotional, or behavioural issues, and diagnose disorders, using information obtained from interviews, tests, records, and reference materials.
Working as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses, social workers, education professionals, health visitors, psychiatrists and occupational therapists;
Develop and implement individual treatment plans, specifying type, frequency, Intensity, and duration of therapy.
Prepare and type a biopsychosocial assessment, psychological case formulation and develop an individualized treatment plan for every patient in therapy.
Facilitate Diverse Group therapeutic sessions.
Select, administer, score, and interpret psychological tests in order to obtain information on individuals' intelligence, achievements, interests, and personalities.
Utilize a variety of treatment methods such as cognitive behavioural therapy, psychotherapy, behaviour modification, stress reduction therapy, psychodrama and play therapy.
The post holder will also be interviewed to function as a program officer for Reconnect Health Development Initiative Reconnect HDI. More information about Reconnect-HDI can be found on www.reconnecthdi.org