Under the clinical supervision of the Associate Director for Counseling, provide individual therapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and consultation to the College community. The position also includes supervising doctoral trainees in psychology such as pre-doctoral and post-doctoral trainees. The Staff Therapist would serve assist in operations of the Center's psychodynamically-oriented doctoral training program. The staff therapist may step in to the role of the Associate Director in their absence. This is a 12-month per year position.
Participate in training and supervision of pre-doctoral and postdoctoral trainees.
Assist in the evaluation of the training program in-line with APA guidelines and selection/interview of candidates.
Conduct intake interviews with students in order to develop appropriate treatment plans.
Provide individual therapy to students and/or make referrals to off-campus resources, as clinically appropriate.
Conduct crisis intervention and follow-up care; and provide emergency consultations to students, staff, faculty, and parents.
Facilitate focused support groups (i.e. ACOA , relationship issues, etc.).
Provides outreach and professional consultation for faculty, staff, students, parents and others.
Participates in residential & orientation staff and faculty trainings regarding our services and the process of referring student to the Center.
Maintains accurate records in a timely fashion.
Participates in data collection and analysis related to Counseling Center usage.
Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Education: Doctorate (Ph.D., Psy.D.) in Counseling or Clinical Psychology from A.P.A. - accredited program. Completion of an APA-accredited internship or an internship that meets APA guidelines and is APPIC-registered.
License: A license to practice in the State of New York.
Experience: Minimum of 2- years full-time, clinical experience. Prior psychotherapy experience with university students, including at least one year of work in a university counseling center preferred.
Demonstrated ability in crisis intervention especially with students at risk for self-harm.
Demonstrated professional interest and experience in one or more of the following specializations: Axis II disorders, anxiety disorders, multicultural issues, severe mental illness, sexual assault/trauma, substance abuse issues, LGBTQ issues, eating disorders, working with artists/designers, working with international students.
Prior teaching and supervisory experience is desired.
Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with a diverse group of faculty, administrators, and students from a variety of cultures, as well as a demonstrated sensitivity of inter-cultural competence
Other: Must have excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills; and commitment to working collaboratively in a multidisciplinary environment.
Please submit your cover letter and resume. If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to provide at least 5 References via our on-line reference tool system. At least 2 of your References must be, or have been, your direct managers.
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