Psychologist or Psychological Counselor

University of Houston,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Fri, Feb 26th, '21


Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

Start Date:

By August 2, 2021.

Last Updated:

Fri, Feb 26th, '21

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  • Full Time

Provide multi-culturally competent individual, couples, and group services within a short-term therapy framework; facilitate workshops on coping skills for anxiety and depression; adhere to stepped care principles in assessing a student’s fit for services; perform crisis intervention and assessment, engage in consultation and outreach; provide training and supervision for doctoral interns and practicum students and perform additional duties as assigned by the Director. 


About the University of Houston

It is only one of three Tier One public research institutions in the nation designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U. S. Department of Education Office of Post secondary Education. It is also designated as an Asian-American Serving Institution (U. S. Department of Education, 2012).

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.


About CAPS:

CAPS is currently one of six interconnected departments within the Health & Well-Being portfolio of the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services. These departments include, University Health Services, Campus Recreation, UH Wellness, the Center for Students with DisABILITIES, and Cougars in Recovery. CAPS engages with all Health & Well-Being departments to provide continuity of care for our students. This can be via collaborative programming, cross-referrals, consultation support, and treatment. Specifically, CAPS is charged with serving the mental health needs of the campus community. CAPS is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services and also offers an APA accredited internship in Health Service Psychology.  The staff consists of licensed psychologists, doctoral and masters level mental health professionals, and advanced graduate trainees in counseling and clinical psychologyCAPS mirrors the racial and ethnic diversity of the UH student body, however, CAPS clients are even more diverse than the general student body with respect to religious diversity; sexual, gender, relationship diversity; and ability differences.


A Doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or Social Work. We welcome applicants who do not have prior counseling center experience provided candidates clearly articulate how their experience in other settings can be translated to a counseling center/higher education setting. The successful candidate will have strong attention and motivation to multicultural competence, demonstrated by awareness of their areas for multicultural growth, an openness to working with a wide range of diverse clients, and the pursuit of continued education. Candidates with a doctorate must have completed an APA-Accredited doctoral psychology internship and licensed or license-eligible.  Master's level candidates must be licensed at the time of application.


Candidates who are three plus years post-licensure and have experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: single session therapy (SST), men’s issues, sexual and gender diversity, ability differences, crisis intervention and outreach programming.


Commensurate with experience


1) Cover Letter describing how your interest and qualifications are suited for this clinical position.

2) Resume/CV.

3) List of three professional references, one of which must include a former supervisor.