Psychotherapist (Generalist)

Brown University,

Counseling and Psychological Services
Last Posted:

Tue, Feb 6th, '18


Applications received by February 23, 2018 will receive full consideration.

Start Date:


Last Updated:

Tue, Feb 6th, '18

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  • Full Time

The Psychotherapist provides culturally-competent counseling, assessment, crisis intervention, and referral services for university students. He/she/they also participates in psychoeducational activities that address students’ needs, and consults with faculty and staff regarding students’ concerns. The Psychotherapist must work exceptionally well with students of color, LGBTQ students, international students, and other under-represented students and communities on campus; and have a sophisticated understanding of how intersectionality, privilege, and socioeconomic status relate to the mental health of a global student community.

This is a 10-month, 5 days per week ( 0.83 FTE) position with full benefits, and paid relocation costs.

Note:  This position is in addition to the previously advertised 12-month position posted in January to this site.


Founded in 1764, Brown is a leading institution for education, discovery, and global intellectual progress as well as one of the largest employers in Rhode Island. Working at Brown brings more than just a paycheck and generous benefits; it offers an opportunity to contribute to a greater good. Join us in supporting the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that defines higher education and enriches our community.

  • Counseling credential/license

    • Psychologist (PhD/PsyD)

      • Licensed, immediately license eligible, or license eligible within 12 months of start date.

      • Current interns and post-doctoral fellows are invited to apply.

    • Social Worker (MSW):

      • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), licensed or immediately license eligible.

      • Currently credentialed Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) will be considered if they will be eligible for their LICSW within 12 months of start date.

    • Counselor (MA):

      • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC); licensed or immediately license eligible.

  • Exceptional skills in working with diverse students, a diverse counseling staff, and demonstrated commitment to social justice.

  • Ability to work with a team; excellent communication skills with peers as well as clients.

  • Experience with and skills working within a short-term therapy model

  • Experience in a university counseling center (strongly preferred).

  • Bilingual or multilingual counseling skills.

  • Skills, knowledge, and experience specifically focused on the needs of students of color, students from indigenous communities, LGBTQ students, international students, students from diverse religious affiliations (Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, and others), undocumented students, or first generation college students on a university campus.

  • Expertise in goal-focused therapy models (DBT, ACT, solution focused therapy, brief dynamic therapy, etc).

  • Applicants from under-represented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


Grade 12

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