The University of
Virginia's Department of Student Health and Wellness, Counseling and
Psychological Services (CAPS) is seeking to hire two full-time mental health
professionals for the position of Staff Psychotherapist.
We are a rapidly
growing center looking for applicants who would like to join our team during
this exciting time of expansion. Part of this growth involves expanding our
care model to serve an increasingly diverse student body. We are committed to
creating an inclusive environment that celebrates diversity and decreases
barriers to help-seeking and are looking for applicants who share these values.
will have experience and interest in working with first generation college
students, international students and BIPOC students. Expertise in LGBTQ+
populations is highly desired. Applicants skilled in working with eating and
body image concerns are also encouraged to apply.
include providing triage, intake assessments, brief psychotherapy, group
therapy, and crisis services (including occasional after hours on-call
coverage). In addition, the Staff Psychotherapist will provide culturally
inclusive community outreach and supervise CAPS’ APA-accredited doctoral
internship in Health Service Psychology. This position will work closely with
CAPS psychiatric providers and serve on an interdisciplinary treatment team.
The position also includes facilitating referrals to mental health services in
We seek individuals
who are collaborative in nature, have strong communication skills, practice
good self-care, maintain healthy boundaries, and possess the ability to manage
a challenging workload while promoting a positive relational and organizational
atmosphere. Early career therapists are especially encouraged to apply.
Master’s Degree or Doctorate in Counseling, Clinical/Counseling Psychology, or
in the Commonwealth of Virginia (or ability to obtain licensure within 6 months
clear history of, and dedication to, providing mental health services to
individuals from diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
least 3 years of experience providing psychotherapy to adolescents and/or
in crisis intervention and/or facilitating transfers to a higher level of care
candidate will pass both a background check and a drug screen. Please visit UVA
job board https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs, search for R0022047, complete
the application and attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for
three references (name, email address, telephone number, address). Please note
that multiple documents can be uploaded in the "Resume" box.
Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive
full consideration. For information regarding the position or the application
process, please contact Michele Jarman at email@example.com.