The Counseling & Wellness Center at Western Washington University is seeking a permanent (11-month cyclic) Master's-level Staff Therapist to join our team. The Staff Therapist is a member of the senior staff clinical team, serving as a full-time therapist. The Counseling & Wellness Center is committed to upholding equity in mental health. The Staff Therapist provides culturally-informed therapy, consultation, supervision, and outreach and works to promote well-being and health within the university.
This is a permanent cyclic position that is active 11 months of the year (typically one month off over summer). Relocation assistance may be available. The CWC offers a generous annual professional development benefit of $800. Some remote work is possible.
Our Staff Therapist will have opportunities to:
- Provide culturally informed, time-limited clinical services (individual, couples, and group counseling)
- Provide triage and crisis intervention
- Facilitate groups and workshops in response to student needs
- Provide programming to support the holistic wellness of WWU students
- Provide consultation and outreach to faculty, staff, families, student organizations, and other campus offices
- Support the doctoral psychology training program by leading intern seminars, supervision, and consultation
ABOUT WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Western Washington University, with over 16,000 students in
seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its
educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in
Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 90,000 overlooking Bellingham
Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies
90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Western is the highest-ranking public, master's-granting university in the
Pacific Northwest, according to the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
About the Department:
The WWU Counseling and Wellness Center's mission is to
facilitate student success and psychological well-being through culturally
sensitive clinical services, outreach, and consultation. In addition to
providing clinical and outreach services for all Western students, the Center
contributes to the development of the mental health professions by serving as a
training site for graduate students in psychology and counseling.
The WWU Counseling and Wellness Center provides clinical and
outreach services for currently enrolled WWU students. We utilize a multiple
pathways to healing model. Students may participate in consultations,
workshops, and intensive group therapy & intensive brief individual therapy
sessions. Visit our Multiple Pathways to Healing page or our Scope of Services
page for more information.