Psychology Resident, Disability Access

Purdue University Northwest,

Disability Access Center
Last Posted:

Fri, Dec 11th, '20



Start Date:

July 1, 2021

Last Updated:

Fri, Dec 11th, '20


The post-doctoral psychology resident will work as a staff therapist in the University Counseling Center twenty hours per week and in the Disability Access Center as the Access Coordinator/Academic Coach twenty hours per week. This position actively engages with university students and their families, as well as university faculty and staff. The position offers the right candidate the opportunity to not only practice therapy but also provide outreach, interdepartmental collaboration, skills training, and the practical application of their psychological studies in a fast paced multifaceted collegiate team environment.

Preferred experience/interest be in college counseling, supervision, interdepartmental coordination.

Services include providing a range of mental health services including individual, couples, and group therapy, as well as on call crisis intervention. Conduct initial diagnostic clinical interviews and refer for further diagnostic procedures or treatment programs. Maintain complete, accurate and timely records of all clinical work and any other necessary documentation.



Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Psychology from an APA accredited program. Completion of all formal requirements for Ph.D. or Psy.D degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology or counseling psychology. Completed dissertation and degree, preferred. Full completion of doctoral degree preferred by the beginning of the psychology residency.


Successful completion of one year pre-doctoral internship in professional clinical/counseling psychology. Doctoral study program accounts for years of experience. Previous experience with DSM 5 diagnoses and interpretation of psychological documentation. Experience working with late-age adolescents and adults with psychological, physical and learning disabilities: preferably in a university setting.