Psychologist (Female Candidate Only)

Unatti Foundation

Unatti Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive programs for girls in Nepal who live in vulnerable situations. Through academic, health and life skills education, Nepali girls become enlightened, empowered leaders who are inspired to give back, benefiting the girls’ communities and future generations locally and around the world.

Details / requirements:


Job Title: Psychologist

Job Location: Bhaktapur, Nepal

Job Type: Part-time

Organization: Unatti Foundation

About Us: Unatti Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive programs for girls in Nepal who live in vulnerable situations. As a dynamic and community-driven organization we are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those we serve.

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Psychologist to join our team and support us.

Job Description: As a psychologist, you will be responsible for conducting psychotherapy sessions with children and family members, conducting assessments and tests, diagnosing any issues and developing strategies and treatments to overcome them. The Psychologist will also be involved in developing well-being programs for all participants and staff of Unatti programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide counseling to children and to the parents of children that are receiving services from the organization
  • Conduct initial assessments to identify emotional, mental and behavioral needs, develop individualized session plans based on assessment results
  • Provide ongoing individual and group therapy
  • Provide training, support and assistance with children and families to improve activities of daily living, self-help skills, social skills, maturity, emotional security, improved personal relationships and the capacity for self-understanding and self-empowerment.
  • Collaborate with other members of the organization to provide comprehensive programmatic care
  • Develop well-being programs to expand inclusiveness and feelings of belonging
  • Participate in sharing sessions and team meetings
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date session records, documents and reports
  • Provide girls with referrals to other therapists, clinics or facilities as needed
  • Stay up-to-date on best practices and evidence-based approaches for mental health of children residing under alternative care


  • A Master’s degree in Counseling and Psychology
  • Licensure or certification as required by state regulations 
  • Strong communication and active listening skills
  • Empathy and the ability to build a therapeutic rapport with clients
  • Cultural competence and sensitivity to diverse populations
  • Knowledge of various therapeutic approaches and evidence-based interventions
  • Ethical conduct and a commitment to maintaining client confidentiality
  • Ability to provide understanding and empathy
  • A self-starter with ability to work both independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Experience in counseling especially with children for a year or more is a plus
  • Bi-lingual: Nepali and English

Working Conditions:

  • This is a part-time position that may require 16-18 hours per week to accommodate counseling sessions
  • The Psychologist will work primarily in an office setting but will also need to travel to various community locations outside Kathmandu valley on an as needed basis

Application Instructions: Interested candidates are invited to submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their qualifications and passion towards their profession. Please send your application to the subject line Psychologist Application- [Your Name]. The application deadline is 17th March, 2024.

Unatti Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and experience to apply.


Category Counseling / PsychoSocial, Development / NGO
Openings 1
Position Type Part Time
Experience 1+ years
Education Masters in Psychology, Master’s degree in Counseling
Posted Date 27 Feb, 2024
Apply Before 17 Mar, 2024
City Bhaktapur