Postdoctoral Resident – Eating Disorder and Integrative Care Focus

University of Virginia,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Fri, Dec 2nd, '22


January 27th, 2023

Start Date:

August 1st, 2023

Last Updated:

Fri, Dec 2nd, '22

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  • Full Time

Postdoctoral Resident – Eating Disorder and Integrative Care Focus

Charlottesville, VA


We are seeking a 12-month postdoctoral resident within the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) unit of the University of Virginia Department of Student Health and Wellness. This position will begin August 1, 2023.


Postdoctoral Resident Responsibilities:

  • Provide inclusive and integrative mental health services (screenings, intakes, and individual and group psychotherapy) to UVA students presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns.
  • Offer consultation and therapy for students presenting with eating concerns.
  • Serve as a member of the Student Health and Wellness Eating Disorder Consultation and Treatment Team.
  • Gain training and provide integrative services (e.g., biofeedback) under the supervision of CAPS clinical staff.
  • Provide occasional mental health consultations for students referred by Medical Services under supervision of CAPS clinical staff.
  • Intervene in crisis and emergency situations of a mental health nature with students, including after-hours on-call responsibilities.
  • Consult with faculty, staff, students, families, and other professionals regarding the mental health needs of students.
  • Provide outreach programming to various groups within the University community.
  • Provide clinical supervision and training to psychology interns and other trainees within the CAPS APA-accredited psychology internship training program.
  • Maintain clinical records and provide clinical documentation and communication with external practitioners as necessary for ethical clinical treatment.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings, consultations, and professional development.
  • Participate in UVA’s Coalition on Eating and Exercise Concerns.



  • Completion of a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited doctoral training program and a completed APA-approved internship prior to the position start date.
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in providing treatment for eating disorders
  • Demonstrated interest or experience in engaging in integrative and collaborative care with a range of health providers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and work well in a team setting"

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


Preferred Application Deadline

January 27, 2023. The selected candidate will pass a background check and a health and drug screen.


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$48,000 with UVA benefits.