Psychologist - (STA010530)

Provides complex mental health services to the campus community, including individual, couples and group counseling and therapy; crisis intervention; and, supervision and training of doctoral interns and graduate students in counseling and clinical psychology. Provides leadership in consultation and outreach services and psychological assessments.

  1. Provides individual, couples and group counseling to students, staff and faculty.
  2. Responsible for outreach/consultation services to the campus community, and serves as a guide to lower level counselors.
  3. Provides intake and on-call services to clients with personal, vocational and academic concerns.
  4. Performs psychological/psycho-educational assessments and recommends suitable services.
  5. Maintains appropriate case documentation, supervision and evaluation records.
  6. Serves on university committees and participates in university programs as requested by supervisor.
  7. Conducts training/assessment seminars; provides orientation; teaches classes.
  8. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



A full-time, benefits-eligible position commencing immediately.

Minimum qualifications:

A doctorate in Counseling or Clinical Psychology. Must have completed an APA-Accredited doctoral psychology internship. We welcome applicants who do not have prior counseling center experience provided candidates clearly articulate how their experience in other settings can be translated to a counseling center/higher education setting. The successful candidate will have strong attention and motivation to multicultural competence, demonstrated by awareness of their areas for multicultural growth, an openness to working with a wide range of diverse clients, and the pursuit of continued education.

Desired Qualifications:

Candidates who are three plus years post-licensure and have experience and expertise in one or more of the following areas: working with BIPOC clients, single session therapy (SST), men’s issues, sexual and gender diversity, ability differences, crisis intervention, and outreach programming.

General responsibilities :

Provide multi-culturally competent individual, couples, and group services within a short-term therapy framework; facilitate workshops on coping skills for anxiety and depression; adhere to stepped care principles in assessing a student’s fit for services; perform crisis intervention and assessment, engage in consultation and outreach; provide training and supervision for doctoral interns and practicum students; and perform additional duties as assigned by the Director.

About CAPS:

The University of Houston’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a vital department under the Health and Well-being portfolio within the Division of Student Affairs. CAPS works closely with our Health and Well-being partners, which include the Student Health Center; Campus Recreation; UH Wellness; Justin Dart, Jr. Student Accessibility Center; and Cougars in Recovery. CAPS is accredited by the International Association of Counseling Services and offers an APA accredited internship in Health Service Psychology. Our staff consists of licensed psychologists, doctoral and master’s level mental health professionals, and advanced graduate trainees in counseling, clinical, and school psychology. Within our Stepped Care model, our services include triage, essential skills workshops, single session therapy, group counseling, short-term couples and individual counseling. We also offer many resources and outreach to include “Let’s Talk”, QPR, and on demand trainings on a variety of mental health topics.

The University of Houston's Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is committed to the promotion and affirmation of diversity through a safe and welcoming environment. Our declared mission in providing mental health services emphasizes that people representing the rich diversity of our campus who use our services receive respectful treatment. As one of the most diverse campuses in the country, we have a particular responsibility and opportunity to promote and live up to these convictions.

Qualifications :

Doctoral and 1 year experience

Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, or other degree acceptable to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP)Completed one year full-time supervised internship in APA-Accredited college or university counseling center or other relevant setting or one year postdoctoral. Eligible to become a licensed psychologist in the State of Texas or newly licensed (1-3 years).Requires a minimum of one (1) year of directly job-related experience.

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