The average hourly pay for a Psychotherapist in Canada is C$49.99.
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Job Description for Psychotherapist
A psychotherapist assists individuals, families and specific groups to help with identifying trauma and psychological issues that may be affecting their lives on an emotional, behavioral and/or psychological level. Understanding inner conflicts as well as processing a patient's emotions, behaviors and thought patterns are among the responsibilities of a psychotherapist. A psychotherapist works with a variety of therapy methods, including hypo-psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and even …Read more
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Skills in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Clinical Psychology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Group Therapy, Diagnosis and Treatment Planning and Counseling.
Pay by Experience Level for Psychotherapist
An early career Psychotherapist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$43.19 based on 90 salaries. A mid-career Psychotherapist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$77.17 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Psychotherapist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$72.41 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$70.
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Employees with Psychotherapist in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 80.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Oakville, Ontario (60.0% more) and Toronto, Ontario (21.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Sudbury, Ontario (32.0% less), Thunder Bay, Ontario (28.8% less) and London, Ontario (17.0% less).
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