Postdoctoral Resident, Counseling Center - Saint Mary's College-California in Moraga California

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Saint Mary's College-California

Moraga, California

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary’s reputation for excellence, innovation and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.
Application Deadline:

Preferred deadline date is Friday, January 24, 2014 in order to comply with Northern California College Counseling Center’s Uniform Notification Date (UND) of Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 9 am Pacific time. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled. 


Saint Mary’s College Counseling and Psychological Services Center (CAPS) is pleased to announce our Postdoctoral position for the 2014-2015  academic year, beginning August 18, 2014 and concluding May 31, 2015. The allocated stipend amount for this position is $28,000.  The Residency requires a 9.5 month, 5 day per week commitment in order to meet California licensing requirements of 1500 hours supervised postdoctoral experience. Generous leave is offered during holidays, sick time and vacation. Clinical responsibilities include: individual and group psychotherapy, intake assessment, crisis intervention, triage, on-call and consultation. Other duties include: program development, workshops, classroom presentations, and special projects as assigned.  CAPS collaborates with many departments including the Athletic Department, Health and Wellness Center, Intercultural Center, Residence Life, and Women’s Resource Center. The Postdoctoral Resident actively reaches out to underrepresented populations such as: students from a low socioeconomic group, first generation college students, LGBTQIQ community, students with disabilities and students of color.


The training component of the Postdoctoral position includes: clinical seminar, outreach seminar, cross cultural conversations class, individual and group supervision, case conference, group training/supervision and supervised supervision of a practicum student.  The Counseling Center’s theoretical orientation is primarily psychodynamic with a strong emphasis on relational theories.  The fall seminar focuses on brief psychodynamic treatment with specific training from Hanna Levenson’s (1995) book, Time Limited Dynamic Therapy (TLDP) and the spring seminar focuses on various clinical issues such as trauma, eating disorders, personality disorders through a psychodynamic lens.


Experience and Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:  Psy.D, Ph.D. in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from APA accredited graduate program, completed by start date of August 18, 2014.  Verification by chair required.

Preferred Qualifications:  College/University Counseling Center experience at practicum and/or internship level. Fluency in Spanish in a therapy setting is desired but not required.


Salary Information

Depends on Qualifications


Application Instructions: Please apply on-line at Required Application Materials To Be Attached To Application:All application materials will be treated as confidential documents. Please attach the following materials to your online application: 1. A cover letter briefly describing your interest in Saint Mary’s College Counseling Center’s postdoctoral training.2. A current curriculum vita, which includes the expected date of your graduation.3. Three letters of recommendation from individuals who have personal knowledge of your clinical skills (at least two should be direct clinical supervisors).4. Transcripts of graduate work.Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

Keyword Phrases

  • Postdoctoral Resident, Counseling Center
  • Catholic, Lasallian, liberal arts college
  • De La Salle Christian Brothers
  • committed to the educational benefits of diversity
  • Counseling
Employment Type:Post-Doc and Graduate Assistants
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Post - Doctorate
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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