Clinical/Counseling Therapist at San Diego State University

Clinical/Counseling Therapist at San Diego State University

San Diego State University, Student Affairs, Counseling and Psychological Services

Clinical/Counseling Therapist — Student Services Professional, Academic-Related I, 12-month

Opening for a full time, tenure track, therapist at San Diego State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (C&PS). An opening for a full time, tenure track, therapist at San Diego State University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (C&PS).

Position Information 

Full-time Tenure-Track Position

The position will involve the provision of the following: The full range of individual and group psychological services to students from a wide range of multicultural backgrounds presenting complex psychosocial, social, personal, and family problems; teaching; crisis/suicide intervention and trauma response/debriefing; consultation, prevention education, and training services to individuals (e.g., students, faculty, staff, parents, administrators), campus groups (e.g., student organizations, residence hall communities, fraternities, sororities) and organizational units (e.g., Associated Students, University College’s Academic Departments, Student Affairs Offices).


The Clinical/Counseling Therapist is responsible for, but not limited to, the following: individual, group, couples and/or family treatment; urgent assessment and crisis intervention; prevention education: classroom instruction, presentations and workshops; individual consultation and referral (this includes work with Faculty, staff, administrators, students and/or parents regarding how to work with a student they are concerned about); organizational and group consultation (this includes work with Residence Hall staff, the Associated Students, student organizations and campus departments); treatment/intervention planning and follow-through; consulting with other professionals; participating at professional trainings, workshops and/or conferences; intern supervision and training; attending and participating on campus committees/advisory boards; and performing other duties as assigned.  Duties may include conducting biofeedback, empirical research, outcome studies and/or scholarly writing; grant writing and implementation; curriculum development for group treatment; development of new programs, materials and/or procedures.

Experience and Education 

A doctorate in behavioral sciences, counseling, psychology, or a related academic field and be license-eligible to practice psychology in California, (license must be obtained within 18 months of date of hire), a California license as a Psychologist, or a California license as a Marriage and Family Therapist or Clinical Social Worker is required.

Specialized Requirements 

Candidate must have demonstrable lived experience, training, and/or education in working with diverse, multicultural populations and an ability to effectively work from a cross-cultural perspective with people from a wide range of backgrounds and value systems.

Specialized Skills 

Significant experience and clinical effectiveness in a college counseling center preferred.  Crisis intervention and trauma response/debriefing capabilities; clinical skills and experience with short-term therapy approaches preferred. Experience with women’s issues, sexual assault response and prevention preferred. Significant knowledge of and experience making discerning judgments regarding complex ethical and legal issues.

Application Procedures 

Review of applications will begin on Monday, June 15, 2015.  Applicants must apply through Interfolio. Position will remain open until filled.

Applicants with disabilities requiring special attention and/or interview arrangements may call (619) 594-7099.

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