CBT Therapist / Clinical / Counselling Psychologist

Remote   |   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. As such, we have a strong interest in therapists who have experience of working within an IAPT service and who are qualified in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

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

This application form is only for therapists wishing to and qualified to provide CBT to NHS and IAPT services. Your application will be subject to our Candidate Privacy Policy which can be viewed here: Candidate Privacy Policy

If you are not CBT qualified you will not be able to work on our NHS and IAPT contracts. However, if you wish to provide therapy for Dr Julian’s Private and Corporate clients, we invite you to complete a separate application form. Please enquire at hr@dr-julian.com.

You can view the Application Help guide Here: Application Help Guide


  • Minimum commitment of 5 hours per week
  • Opportunities for Part-time and full-time roles
  • Minimum commitment of 6 months

Role specification

  • Core qualification in counselling / psychotherapy or psychology AND a minimum of a postgraduate diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy/High Intensity Therapy accredited by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
  • Hold Provisional or Full BABCP accreditation
  • IAPT experience - desirable

Key Responsibilities

  • To provide high quality patient care and work towards recovery
  • Compliance with NICE guidance and CBT protocols
  • Ensure professional standard note taking
  • Minimum monthly clinical supervision
  • To manage own diary
  • To work to the Dr Julian standards and in line with our Policies and Procedures
  • To undertake regular Compliance Training

Application Process

  1. Complete and submit an application form and attach a copy of your CV
  2. Following a review of your application to ensure it meets our minimum criteria for the role you will be invited to a short interview which will enable us to get to know you and explain the role in more detail
  3. Candidates, if they are considered suitable, will then be invited to a second interview by video which will consist of a formal interview and a case study
  4. Successful candidates will then be offered a contract subject to satisfactory references and document checking, to include provision of ID, proof of address, qualification certificates, insurance cover, ICO registration, DBS checks etc
  5. Once references and documentation are found to be satisfactory there will be some mandatory induction training to complete prior to being listed on the Dr Julian platform
  6. Once the Induction training has been completed, an induction period of a minimum of 3 months will commence

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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