Counseling Psychologist

California, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Counseling Psychologist


Department of Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)

University of California, Santa Barbara


Psychologist will provide individual therapy to assess and to determine appropriateness of a short-term therapeutic modality for students with serious psychological concerns. Assess for suicidal ideation and provide appropriate crisis intervention services. Conduct culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions. Coordinate care with Student Health and provide on and off campus referrals as needed. Provide consultation to staff, faculty, and students as requested. Develop and deliver psychoeducational programs to address the mental health needs of underrepresented populations, particularly the African American student population. Psychologist should expect to participate in campus organizations which have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cultural issues. Be able to approach clinical service provision from the perspective of Black Psychology and culture. Train and supervise staff, interns, practicum students, or peers as appropriate.


Minimum Requirements:

• Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA accredited doctoral program.

• License to practice psychology in the State of California or eligible within 6 months.

• Thorough knowledge of diagnostic/psychological testing methodologies.

• Ability to work in a highly collaborative manner with a diverse client group, members of the medical staff and faculty.

• Knowledge of electronic/medical records systems.

• Demonstrated experience working with African American communities.

• Demonstrated knowledge of Black Psychology and culture.

• Demonstrated ability to provide culturally appropriate therapeutic interventions.    

• Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as personal and professional integrity.

• Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and to collaborate with other departments and college administrators.

• Excellent organizational, communication, and human relations skills.


Special Conditions of Employment:

• Credentials verification for clinical practitioner- license to practice psychology in the state of CA or eligible within 6 months.

• Mandated reporting requirements of Child Abuse

• Satisfactory criminal history background check.

• Ability to be credentialed and privileged

• Occasional night and weekend hours will be required.


Salary: Commensurate with experience


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


Application Information:

For primary consideration apply by 6/30/21 thereafter open until filled. 

Apply online at 

Job # 19135

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