IAPT Counsellors: Counselling for Depression (CfD), DIT, IPT, Behavioural Couples Therapy (Remote - Self-employed)

Work Type: Contract

Dr Julian is an innovative online mental health care provider connecting individuals directly to highly trained qualified therapists seamlessly via video, audio and instant messaging.

Our aim is to empower individuals, enabling them to select a therapist of their choice and have an appointment at a time and place convenient for them.

Our therapists work in line with our Dr Julian policies and procedures, from their private office or home study via our web app on their computer. Our platform, accessible 24 hours a day, is highly secure and compliant with data protection requirements.

Private patients connect with us directly via our website and we also have contracts with companies who send us clients, however, the majority of our work at present is for the NHS and IAPT services.


We have a strong interest in IAPT Counsellors who have experience of working within an IAPT Service and who are qualified to deliver counselling for depression. 

Dr Julian sources counselling opportunities and acts as an agent for therapists who are self-employed.

This application form is only for IAPT Counsellors qualified to provide any of the following: Counselling for Depression (CfD), DIT, IPT, Behavioural Couples Therapy to NHS and IAPT services. Your application will be subject to our Candidate Privacy Policy which can be viewed here: Candidate Privacy Policy


  • Part Time – Flexible Hours
  • Minimum commitment of 3 hours per week

Role specification

Core qualification in counselling / psychotherapy or psychology AND a Counselling for Depression (CfD ), IPT, DIT, Behavioural Couples Therapy qualification from a recognised training provider.

IAPT experience preferred.

Satisfactory Enhanced DBS Check with Barring Lists

Computer literate

Private office or home study to work from

Own computer or laptop with webcam and microphone

Strong internet connection

Experience and qualification in online therapy or a desire to learn

Be fluent in English

Strong written and oral communication

Have ongoing training and development (including safeguarding)

Have the right to work in the UK

Be passionate about working online

ICO Registration (This is easily obtained)

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide individual high-quality therapy sessions online with professional standard note taking
  • A commitment to offer a minimum of 3 hours therapy per week
  • To engage in a monthly meeting during your induction period
  • To engage in Dr Julian supervision
  • To self-manage diary
  • To work to the Dr Julian standards and in line with our Policies and Procedures
  • To undertake regular Compliance Training

We look forward to you being part of this journey with us which will help improve lives across this country and around the world.

What the Role Offers You

  1. Flexibility to work hours that suit you
  2. Opportunity to earn additional income alongside a full-time or other role
  3. The ability to work from home - no need for expensive consulting room space
  4. Free Online supervision for therapists working on our NHS/IAPT contracts
  5. Secure online client records system to record notes and assessments
  6. Email reminders sent to you and your clients
  7. Free CPD courses covering digital security and other legal matters in mental health

Why the NHS/Patients choose Dr Julian 

  1. Choice of convenient appointment times including evenings and weekends
  2. The ability to select a therapist of their choice or use of our matching system to see who may be best suited to meet their needs
  3. Reduced need to travel – patients have the appointment from a location of their choice including the comfort of their own home
  4. Access help from the click of a button
  5. A simple booking system
  6. Feel secure in the knowledge that our therapists are qualified, fully vetted and supervised
  7. A secure platform

The role is subject to an Enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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