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Columbia Health is among the nation’s largest and most comprehensive student health programs.  Our Counseling and Psychological Services (CPS), staffed by over 60 Psychologist, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, and Postdoctoral Fellows, is expanding.  We are seeking 6 full time licensed psychologists to provide direct clinical services including crisis intervention, diagnostic assessment, group therapy, psychoeducational programs, outreach, and brief psychotherapy to a diverse student population in the stimulating and dynamic academic environment of leading research university located in the heart of New York City. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Ph.D. or Psy.D. in clinical psychology or Ph.D. in counseling psychology.  New York State license or eligible.  Minimum 5 years related experience with at least 3 years’ acceptable clinical experience or completion of a fellowship in college mental health. Strong clinical, diagnostic, interpersonal, communication, and collaborative skills. Multicultural competence.  Demonstrated experience in the assessment and management of suicidality and crisis intervention.  Some evening hours required. Preferred Experience:  Background in college counseling or in treating late adolescents and emerging adults.  Experience with brief therapy models, including short term psychodynamic therapy.  Demonstrated experience in one or more of the following areas of clinical interest: 

  • Acculturation challenges among international students (proficiency in Mandarin, Korean, Hindi and/or other languages)
  • LGBTQ populations
  • Veterans’ concerns
  • Trauma support
  • Eating disorders
  • Alcohol and substance abuse
  • Health psychology

CPS has a need for psychologists to provide treatment to the broad student population as well as psychologists with appropriate clinical experience who are interested in dividing time between general clinical services and participating in one of the specialty teams listed below:  Please indicate in your letter of interest if interested in joining a team.  All are encouraged to apply regardless of specialization experience: 

  • Trauma Support Team
  • Eating Disorders Team
  • Behavioral Health Team
  • Outreach Team (with a focus on under-served student groups)

The University provides a comprehensive offering of valuable benefits: To learn more about these and other programs go to                                                                             

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (transportation, medical, dependent care)
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Retirement savings programs (pre-tax contributions made on your behalf)
  • Tuition exemption (including primary school and college scholarship for dependent children)
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (Federal PSLF program)
  • Generous paid time off: 23 vacation days; 3 personal days, 11 holidays, and sick time
  • Wellness resources

If eligible, Columbia Health also offers the following:

  • 4 paid education days and financial support for conference attendance, and other professional development activities
  • Hybrid schedules
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