FAU Psychology Residency (post-doctoral) Training Program

Florida Atlantic University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Mon, Dec 21st, '20


January 17, 2021, however position will remain open till filled

Start Date:

August 2, 2021

Last Updated:

Mon, Dec 21st, '20

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  • Full Time

CAPS is searching for two qualified and passionate post-doctoral Psychology Residents for a one-year appointment. Our ideal candidates are committed to providing high quality clinical and culturally-responsive services that integrate multicultural, equity and social justice frameworks into practice. Candidates must be strong generalists who can provide multimodal psychotherapeutic treatment and prevention interventions to emerging adults. Candidates must demonstrate competency in their theoretical orientation and be able to explain how their therapeutic practice derives from an identified theory. They must be versed with providing short-term services. Clinical services to be provided include: assessment, individual and relationship counseling, group therapy, outreach, consultation, and crisis intervention. Post-Doctoral Residents will participate in our practicum and APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship training programs. Priority will be given to candidates with university counseling center experience, to candidates from underrepresented and marginalized identities, and to bilingual (Spanish, French, Portuguese) therapists.

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology by start date
  • Successfully completed an APA-accredited internship prior to start date

  • Need to obtain clinical hours needed for licensure as a Psychologist

  • Strong commitment and experience with diverse individuals and communities including but not limited to: students of color, working-class/working-poor populations, first generation students, LGBTQ+ and gender non-conforming clients, people with disabilities

  • Demonstrate awareness and value of culturally-responsive mental health practice

  • Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice

  • University Counseling Center experience in multidisciplinary setting
  • Experience and interest in group therapy

  • Experience and interest in provision of community level interventions, outreach, consultation

  • Professional development training experiences in areas of culturally-responsive counseling, social justice frameworks

  • Experience with complex crises and/or clinical situations

  • Experience and interest for clinical supervision and training of graduate trainees




To apply, please email the following materials to Laura DiPasquale, CAPS Training Director, at ldipasquale@health.fau.edu. It is preferable that all materials are sent in one email from the applicant. However, if letter writers prefer to send letters themselves, that is permissible. 

  1. Cover letter that specifically addresses experiences relevant to working with our diverse population, outlines your goals for the post-doctoral year and early career profession including how this site will assist you in accomplishing these, and how you incorporate social justice into your professional identity.

  2. Curriculum Vitae

  3. Three Letters of Recommendation including either the internship training director or internship clinical supervisor

  4. An unofficial graduate school transcript. Official transcript may be required if selected for the resident position.

Application review will begin January 18, 2021. Zoom interviews for selected applicants will take place in end of January/early February. Initial offers will be made February 16. Position will remain open until filled.