The average pay for a Mental Health Therapist is C$62,139 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s salary.

C$46,959 - C$79,015
C$47K
C$61K
C$79K
MEDIAN: C$60,862
10%
50%
90%
C$19.65 - C$48.73
C$20
C$37
C$49
MEDIAN: C$36.91
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$91K
Salary C$46,959 - C$79,015
Bonus C$4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$46,526 - C$91,522
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 56
Hourly Data C$0C$48
Hourly Rate C$19.65 - C$48.73
Overtime C$25.00
Annual Data C$0C$91K
Bonus C$4,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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C$46,526 - C$91,522
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 39

Job Description for Mental Health Therapist

The descriptor "mental health therapist" includes a variety of professionals that conduct therapy as part of their daily responsibilities, such as clinical psychologists, marriage and family therapists, school therapists, social workers, and general therapists. Therapy includes the use of psychological methods - such as cognitive behavioral therapy and psychoanalysis - to help patients overcome behavioral and psychological obstacles and problems. Techniques used by mental health therapist include cognitive-behavioral therapy, word association, and a wide variety of psychological tests, among many others. A mental health therapist can work in their own practice or for a particular company or organization. As part of a company, the therapist may focus on employees' problems and how they affect productivity and job performance.

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Mental Health Therapist Tasks

  • Interact with clients, provide therapy, and suggest specific services.
  • Write progress notes and coordinate with other care providers.
  • Monitor for and intervene in crisis situations.
  • Document and report on interactions, concerns, treatment, and attendance.

Mental Health Therapist Pay By Employer

$0$57K

Centerstone
17 profiles
$37,052

$41,285

$42,500

Pacific Clinics
11 profiles
$48,939

$38,000

$39,513

Great Circle
7 profiles
$38,000

$37,603

$31,355

$33,074

Mental Health Therapist Job Listings

Key Stats for Mental Health Therapist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Mental Health Therapist Salaries

Experienced
▲3%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
C$64,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
no benefits
None: 20%