Therapist Full-Time

With ongoing projects, we are seeking a qualified candidate to fulfil the Full-Time position of Therapist (Full-Time) to join our team to promote mental health in Cambodia.

  • Position: Therapist
  • Apply Before: March 15, 2024 (5:00 PM)
  • Job Schedule: Full-Time
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year (Renewable annually)
  • Report to: Project Manager and Executive Director
  • Locations: Based in Siem Reap with regular travelling to other provincial target area of the project implementation
  • Office Address: #126, Street 12 BT, Sansom Kosal Village, Sangkat Boeung Tumpun, Khan Meanchey, Phnom Penh, Cambodia




As one of the non-profit associations in Mental Health in Cambodia, EMDR Association Cambodia specializes in mental health improvement through training, counselling, and research. With offices in Phnom Penh, Battambang, and Siem Reap, we've been making strides in mental health since 2013, recognized by the Ministry of Interior. Our work spans five key provincial areas in partnership with non-governmental and governmental bodies.

Thanks to funding from BMZ via Johanniter International Assistance for our IMARP project, we're looking for dedicated professionals for two crucial positions. It is a chance to make a real difference in mental health care in Cambodia.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct assessments to identify psychological needs and trauma history.
  • Develop and implement individualized treatment plans, including EMDR therapy.
  • Provide crisis intervention and support as needed.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential client records.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals and support networks.
  • Participate in community outreach and mental health education events/campaigns.
  • Stay updated on trauma therapy and EMDR research and practices.


  • Master's degree or higher in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or related field.
  • Experience in treating trauma, preferably in post-conflict or developing country contexts.
  • Fluency in Khmer and good at English for case study development and relevant reports.
  • Being certified in EMDR or willing to obtain certification could be value-adding.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Expertise in trauma-informed care and EMDR.
  • Cultural competence and sensitivity.
  • Strong empathy, compassion, and commitment to client well-being.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt therapy to client needs.
  • Resilience and commitment to self-care.
  • Teamwork and ethical integrity.


How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by sending the CV and Cover Letter directly to Ms. Leng Kanitha, Admin/HR Senior Officer, via email


The application deadline is March 15, 2024, by 5:00 PM.


Please include:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV): Detailing your academic background, professional experience, and any relevant skills or certifications.
  • Cover Letter: Please provide a comprehensive summary of your relevant academic and professional experiences and articulate why you believe you are a strong fit for this position.


Note: Only candidates shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team and contributing to our mission.


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