Career Opportunity

By October 9, 2018October 15th, 2018Advertisement, Employment, Mailings

The following is a paid advertisement. The Manitoba Psychological Society does not necessarily endorse any service or educational opportunity advertised.


Career Opportunity

The Wishing Star is seeking a dynamic, creative psychologist to join our thriving multi-disciplinary team on a full-time basis in sunny White Rock, BC. The successful candidate will possess an integrative, developmentally-informed and family-centred approach to assessment and intervention specializing in children and families with a broad range of referral concerns. 

Clinicians on our team enjoy:

Marketing and Referral Network

We have a professional online presence, a well-developed referral plan, and a large network of professional referral sources.

Full Administrative Support

Our administrative team provides full service client care and administrative support for our clinicians.

Strong Team Culture

We facilitate professional development opportunities, regular clinical consultation with peers, retreats and social events to promote strong team connections.

Relocation Assistance

We offer support for clinicians interested relocating to our practice including assisting with relocation expenses, securing suitable housing, establishing a client caseload, and related relocation-related matters as needed. 


  • Registered Psychologist (PhD level), and a member in good standing with the College of Psychologists of BC (or eligible for registration). 
  • Experience working with children, adolescents and families.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be a team player.
  • Proficiency in a range of therapeutic approaches (e.g. attachment-oriented, psychodynamic, CBT, DBT).
  • Training and experience in psychoeducational and diagnostic assessments is an asset.

About The Wishing Star

Founded by psychologist and author, Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, The Wishing Star is the destination private practice in Metro Vancouver for child-related support services with a focus on strengthening relationships, enhancing resilience, and building competence and confidence in our clients. Our team offers children and their families compassionate and skillful support to address their needs through counselling, psychoeducational assessments, workshops and support groups. 

The Wishing Star is located in the beautiful seaside community of South Surrey, 40 minutes south of downtown Vancouver. South Surrey boasts excellent schools, an abundance of parks and recreation opportunities, upscale shopping, restaurants and retail amenities. For more information visit 

Interested in applying? Have questions?