Postdoctoral Clinical/Counseling Psychologist Diversity

Wesleyan University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
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Last Posted:

Mon, Nov 13th, '23



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Last Updated:

Mon, Nov 13th, '23

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  • Full Time

Reporting to the CAPS Training Program Supervisor, this is a full-time fellowship for postdoctoral clinical or counseling psychologists who seek to advance their training in a university mental health setting. Funding for the position has been approved for 12 months.

The fellowship fulfills all supervised clinical experience requirements for licensure as a psychologist in the State of Connecticut.

The position is housed within Wesleyan University’s Counseling and Psychological Services office (CAPS).

Duties will include intake assessment and treatment planning, a weekly psychotherapy caseload of approximately 20 individual clients, crisis intervention, consultation, group interventions, and 2-4 hours/week of outreach and education.

The fellow will provide ongoing clinical supervision to a pre-doctoral extern. Additionally, the fellow will have teaching responsibilities in the didactic portion (i.e. Cognitive Assessment Seminar) of the externship program.

The fellow will participate in the on-call rotation and will receive one hour of individual supervision and one hour of group supervision weekly.

The fellow will work one evening during the week until 7 PM.

The fellow will develop an area of specialization. Examples include but are not limited to focused clinical practice, outreach and education, clinical training and administration, and clinical scholarship/writing.

This position is required to work on campus. 
(Relocation assistance to CT is available for those who qualify).


Wesleyan University, founded in 1831, is a diverse, energetic residential liberal arts community where critical thinking and practical idealism go hand in hand.   Our student body of approximately 3,000 undergraduate and 200 graduate students is housed on a beautiful 316-acre historic New England campus that offers the comfort of an intimate and collaborative learning environment supported by renowned faculty, cutting-edge facilities, and unique research opportunities.


Applicants must provide documentation that they have completed, or are on track to complete, an APA-accredited doctoral internship in psychology and their doctorate in counseling or clinical psychology from an APA-accredited program by August 15, 2024.

All But Dissertation (ABD) candidates will be considered, but the dissertation must be successfully defended by position start date.

Strong case formulation, assessment and treatment skills, including the ability to understand transference and countertransference in working clinically with a diversity of clients, issues and levels of impairment.

Familiarity with psychoeducational testing and psychodiagnostic assessment tools.

Demonstrated experience in working independently and as part of a team.

Effective communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people.

Demonstrated experience and skill in the treatment of clients who identify as members of underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds, including BIPOC and LGBTQIA+.

Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment and to work collaboratively with individuals of different backgrounds.


Clinical training experience in university mental health, particularly within a multicultural and social justice framework.

Clinical training experience working with late adolescent/emerging adult population.

Experience providing outreach and prevention services within a diverse community is also desirable.


$50,800 – $56,484


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