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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow - Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
Closing date
Jul 18, 2021

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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow - Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
May 12, 2021
Close Date:
Aug 14, 2021

The Counseling Center Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow (Postdoc) is part of the Tulane University Campus Health team of committed professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting student health and wellbeing as a core institutional value through a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach. This Postdoc position resides within the Counseling Center Department, and reports to a therapist team leader. The individual in this position is responsible for delivering clinical services and participating in community engagement activities.

As a member of a Center therapist team, the Postdoc provides student mental health services, including urgent walk-in assessments, consultations, individual psychotherapy, group therapy and workshops. The Postdoc also participates in designing and delivering outreach programs to students, as well as developing materials and presentations on topics pertinent to various University constituencies.  Activities such as data collection and analysis, as well as program coordination, may also be pursued at times. The Postdoc participates regularly in Campus Health, therapist team, and Center staff meetings and trainings.

Located in the unique and iconic city of New Orleans, Tulane is a highly regarded and selective independent research university, a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health. Tulane University Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and serves a student body of over 14,000.



  1. Successful completion of an APA-accredited internship by the start of fellowship, in addition to two years providing direct clinical service
  2. PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an APA-accredited program by the start of fellowship       


  1. Ability to protect confidentiality and meet all ethical standards associated with the practice of psychology within a university counseling center context
  2. 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
  3. Outstanding oral and written communication skills, able to dialogue effectively with a wide range of students, faculty and staff
  4. Ability to effectively utilize an electronic medical records system
  5. Ability to take the lead when appropriate, both administratively and clinically
  6. Ability to collaborate collegially with a multidisciplinary staff, both within the Counseling Center and throughout the University community
  7. Knowledge of developmental trends and concerns of undergraduates, as well as graduate and professional students
  8. Ability to engage in an ongoing pursuit of self-knowledge and understanding of own personal factors affecting clinical work


  1. Prior experience providing services in a university counseling center
  2. Knowledge of developmental trends and concerns of undergraduates, as well as graduate and professional students
  3. Previous experience delivering group interventions

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