Job Openings Psychiatrist Consultant

About the job Psychiatrist Consultant

The consultant will be directed by the Executive Director and/ or the Counseling Program Manager, with clinical supervision provided by the Clinical Supervisor.

The main responsibility of the Consultant is to provide expert therapy / counseling services to assigned ITCS Clients, adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards of the profession and in alignment with all internal and external policy requirements.


The Consultants services shall include but not be limited to:

1. Provision of expert counseling services. This includes but is not limited to:
a) Evaluate clients' emotional/mental condition, design and implement treatment plans
b) Modify treatment activities and approaches, and refer to other counselors as appropriate
c) Meet with families and other interested parties to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting clients and/or to exchange necessary information during the treatment process
d) Prepare and maintain all required case records and reports as per ITCS policies, including but not limited to the Data Privacy Policy
e) Maintain confidentiality of client information and records
f) Coordinate with Psychiatrist for clients medication and other issues as needed
g) Act as client advocates to coordinate recommended services
h) Provide crisis intervention consultations

2. Provision of expert group counseling services (including workshops, seminars, talks, briefings, support groups)

3. Participation in ITCS team and clinical activities including, but not limited to:
a) Providing mentoring and training to assist new members to quickly acclimate to the practice;
b) Attending mandatory individual clinical supervision sessions with the Clinical Supervisor as scheduled together with the Consultant at least once every quarter or as needed
c) Attending mandatory bi-weekly peer counseling sessions. Attendance at these meetings precedes other professional commitments such as workshops or counseling appointments except in emergencies. Inability to attend a meeting to be arranged with the Clinical Supervisor
d) Learning about new developments in their field by reading professional literature, attending courses and seminars, and establishing and maintaining contact with pertinent professional organizations and agencies
e) The consultant understands that all In Touch activities are community service. In Touch requests that in addition to receiving compensation for some services (as provided in Schedule A or as agreed to), consultant will contribute some services on a voluntary basis


  • Passed the written and oral exams for the Diplomate of the Specialty Board of Philippine Psychiatry, or a resident doctor working towards diplomate
  • minimum of 3 years experience in counseling / therapy practice
  • specialized training and certification preferred


  • graduated from a learning / training institution that has a psychiatric ward
  • residency training program of the school has been accredited by Philippine Psychiatric Association