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Trainee In Psychology
Columbia University in New York City, New York
Date Posted 12/10/2021
Admin-Other Administrative Positions
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Trainee in Psychology

  • Job Type: Support Staff - Union
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Temporary
  • End Date if Temporary: 08/25/2023
  • Hours Per Week: 37.5
  • Salary Range: $58,000

Position Summary

We are currently accepting applications for six 12-month postdoctoral traineeships in college mental health practice. These positions offer advanced training in assessment, brief and longer term psychotherapy and psychoeducational support group spaces, in one or more specialized practice groups, focusing on multicultural concerns, sexual and gender identity concerns, outreach activities, and veterans’ concerns, among others. All trainees are provided extensive supervision with senior clinicians working in a wide range of treatment modalities, a continual case conference on the application of psychodynamic thinking to college mental health practice, a weekly seminar, access to in-service presentations and peer supervision groups and other professional development opportunities.


  • Provides psychological evaluations of students, involving diagnostic assessment based on a review of the presenting problem(s) and of the patient’s developmental, social, psychological, academic/employment, and treatment history.

  • Provides short-term and moderate-term psychotherapy and crisis interventions for individuals.

  • Participates in research and quality assurance projects intended to improve the quality of care rendered by CPS.

  • Provides psychological testing if needed.

  • Assists licensed clinicians in coordinating group therapy and psycho educational workshops, as needed.

  • Other appropriate responsibilities at the discretion of the Executive Director of Counseling and Psychological Services.

  • Some evening hours required.

Electives are typically offered in Eating Disorders Concerns or Trauma Support, and Group Therapy/Community Support Spaces, among other potential electives responsive to the needs and interests of the population served. For more information about the postdoctoral fellowship in general and these specialized tracks, please visit us at https://health.columbia.edu/content/postdoctoral-fellowship-training-program

Applications accepted through January 20, 2022 or until filled. Applicants are accepted on a “rolling admissions” basis, applying early is advantageous. Anticipated start date: August 30, 2022.

A present, services and training experiences are primarily in-person, with an option of working remotely on day per week. The training experience will be consistent with public health guidelines at the time the fellowship begins. It is possible that services will be offered entirely in-person or virtually or a hybrid of the the two.

Complete on-line master application and attached the following: (1) detailed letter of interest (you are invited to indicate interest in particular electives; doing so neither commits you to those electives, nor guarantees placement), (2) curriculum vitae, (3) three letters of recommendation, (4) brief clinical writing sample (i.e., case summary or test report, and (5) official graduate school transcript.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires APA accredited clinical or counseling program; demonstrable experience with severe psychopathology, completion of Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or Counseling Psychology prior to start date.
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