founded in 1831, is a diverse,
energetic liberal arts community where critical thinking and
practical idealism go hand in hand.
Wesleyan University has approximately 2,900 undergraduates and
200 graduate students.
The Counseling and Psychological Services office ( CAPS )
operates on an 8:30 am – 4:30 pm weekday schedule with 24/7
coverage through an on-call rotation.
Outreach is included in the services provid and is essential
to the community mental health model to which CAPS adheres. CAPS
provides education, consultation, and training to students,
faculty, administrators, and staff.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of CAPS , 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
Fellows will meet or exceed Connecticut’s state requirements
for license eligibility by the end of the training year.
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 of the externship
The fellow will participate in the on-call rotation and will
receive one hour of individual supervision and one hour of group
The postdoctoral 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.
A completed Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical or counseling
psychology is required.
A year-long pre-doctoral internship completed by August 13th,
All But Dissertation ( ABD ) candidates will be considered, but the
dissertation must be successfully defended by position start
Effective communication skills.
Demonstrated commitment to work within a diverse environment
and work collegially with individuals of different
Clinical training experience in university mental
Clinical training experience working with late
adolescent/emerging adult population.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Application close date is January 5, 2022
Any and all offers to external applicants are contingent on
the candidate’s completion of a pre-employment background check
screening to the satisfaction of Wesleyan University.
Wesleyan requires all employees to be vaccinated against Covid 19
unless they meet the criteria for a medical or religious exemption.
New employees must be vaccinated prior to their start date. If an
employee needs an exemption for medical or religious reasons, they
must submit a request to Wesleyan and be approved before their
Wesleyan University, located in Middletown, Connecticut, does
not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age,
gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital
status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder,
learning disability or physical disability, political belief,
veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or
non-position-related criminal record. We welcome applications from
women and historically underrepresented minority groups. Inquiries
regarding Title IX, Section 504, or any other non-discrimination
policies should be directed to: Alison Williams, Vice President for
Equity & Inclusion/ Title IX Officer, 860-685-3927, email@example.com.