Psychologist (Embedded at School of Medicine)

Emory University,

Counseling & Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Mon, Jun 26th, '23



Start Date:


Last Updated:

Wed, Jun 28th, '23

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  • Full Time


  • Provides counseling and psychotherapy to meet the needs of a select population.
  • May provide clinical supervision to psychology and social work interns and to psychiatric residents.
  • Serves as a professional resource within the community.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • This position will be part of the Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) department, but focused primarily on fulfilling the mission of the School of Medicine (SOM) to provide an outstanding education for medical students and train healthcare professionals who provide high quality, compassionate care. 
  • This position will participate in a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to the clinical care of Emory SOM students. 
  • The position will support the mental health and well-being needs of students in the SOM through a combination of community interventions, consultation, and clinical services. 
  • Specifically, this position will provide culturally competent assessments, crisis intervention, consultation, case management, community referrals, outreach programs and services, trainings, individual therapy, and group therapy. 
  • This position will be partially embedded in the SOM and will require some evening and weekend work. 

Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

  • A doctorate in counseling/clinical psychology and two years of psychological counseling experience.
  • Licensed as a Psychologist or license eligible in Georgia.
  • Qualified applicants will have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling psychology from an APA- accredited program and completion of an APA-accredited internship.
  • Applicants should also have completed all internship, postdoctoral hours and national examination requirements for immediate licensure as a psychologist in Georgia.
  • Applicants must also have demonstrated experience in working with medical students, faculty, and staff, and the ability to maintain confidentiality of clients, students, faculty, and staff. 
  • In addition, applicants will have excellent clinical skills, experience working with full range of human diversity that includes a commitment to social justice and a strong investment in outreach work and community interventions that directly support the mission of the School of Medicine. 
  • Licensed for 3+ years. 
  • Experience working in higher education, counseling centers, and working with medical students.  
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, an interest in working as an integrated part of the CAPS team and with SOM administration, the ability to respond calmly and flexibly in crises, the ability to juggle multiple roles, an interest in outreach initiatives, and a demonstrated commitment to working with marginalized and underserved populations.