Psychologist at University of Houston Clearlake

Posted in General Business 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

The Psychologist provides mental health services, assessment, crisis intervention, and outreach services to students, and consultation and outreach to faculty and staff in regard to student problems. Provides supervision to psychologists in training and provides counseling services and outreach to students at the UHCL Clear Lake and Pearland campuses.


  • Provides counseling services to students including brief individual personal counseling, couples counseling, group counseling, and crisis intervention services for psychological crises on campus.  
  • Conducts assessment of students to determine the nature of their problems and provides treatment recommendations.
  • Maintains appropriate confidential files of counseling clients.
  • Covers required evening and weekend hours. On call duties as backup for ProtoCall after-hours crisis service.
  • Supervises psychology and counseling trainees in practicum and internship placements.  Provides structured training seminar for practicum and internship programs.
  • Plans and implements displays, workshops, seminars, and other structured psycho-educational and outreach programs designed to enhance personal development. Markets counseling services to students through participation in orientation, class visits, and other university events.
  • Participates in peer review, case conference, and professional development continuing education activities to maintain and enhance skills, learn new knowledge and skills, maintain license, and contribute to the counseling profession. Participates in assessment procedures to maintain and improve services provided to students.
  • Meets with faculty to provide information on services and provides consultation to faculty, as needed. Works with university staff to develop human relations skills in dealing with students and their problems. Performs related duties as assigned.

  • Doctoral degree in clinical or counseling psychology.
  • Experience providing counseling and assessment services to adults.
  • Experience with college student population or knowledge about issues relevant to college students.
  • Experience working with international students, ethnically diverse students, and LGBT students.
  • Experience supervising psychology interns and practicum trainees.
  • Licensed Psychologist in Texas, or license eligible and licensed within 15 months of start date.
  • Ability to relate empathically, effectively, and consistently with diverse population with sensitivity to cultural differences.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work with non-traditional student population.
  • Solid understanding of personal counseling and assessment skills and professional development. 
  • Skilled with assessment and counseling adults attending institutions of higher education.
  • Strong skills providing counseling services to women, including responding to traumatic experiences.
  • Knowledge of career assessment and counseling training. Solid understanding of job search strategies, labor market supply/demand, and employer's recruitment and interviewing methodologies.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.

  • Desired:

    Minimum two years of full-time employment in a college counselig center.

    Successful completion of APA acredited academic program and doctoral internship.

    Currently Licensed or immediately license eligible as a Psychologist in the state of Texas.
    Full-time position with benefits. Background check required. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a resume and cover letter. Applications without the required documents will be considered incomplete and disqualified.

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