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Postdoctoral Fellowship in counseling practices, University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada

Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno Counseling Services is recruiting for a full-time, 12-month generalist postdoctoral fellowship focused in counseling practices. This postdoctoral fellowship is for a generalist clinician; however, areas of focus may be available which include multicultural, assessment, sport psychology or groups. Other areas of focus may also be considered dependent on interest. Under the supervision of the director of Counseling Services, the postdoctoral fellow will provide a full range of psychological counseling, crisis intervention, and outreach services to university students. The postdoctoral fellow will receive a comprehensive training experience in university psychological services. This position has a “generalist” treatment focus, as well as prevention and awareness outreach and consultation for the university community. The majority of this work is accomplished via one-to-one interpersonal relationships with students, but may also be extended to faculty, campus organizations and other professional members of the community. All services provided are based on professional ethics, established standards for providers of mental health services and state and federal law.


Required Qualifications

Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited institution in clinical or counseling psychology by the time of appointment. The candidate must have completed a doctoral internship, in which they received supervision for counseling and psychotherapy activities. The doctoral internship must be completed by the anticipated start date of the position.


Preferred Qualifications

Candidates that have completed a doctoral internship at an APA-accredited site are encouraged to apply.

The preferred candidate would have experience providing counseling services to underserved populations, and should portray passion and interest in serving members from a variety of such groups.

Additionally, special consideration will be taken to applicants who have experience and/or an interest in multicultural programming and collaborative outreach activities on a university campus or clinical assessment experience with college student populations.


Department Information

The University of Nevada Counseling Services is a growing university counseling center that provides individual and group psychotherapy, crisis intervention, psychological assessment, outreach including educational workshops and presentations, general consultation and sport psychology consultation, and referrals to community health care providers. These services are undertaken in accordance with the following mission – the mission of Counseling Services is to provide psychological services to University of Nevada Reno students to support and facilitate their personal and academic success and development.


Contact Information

Search Coordinator, Alyson Castro,, 775-784-4650


(This information was submitted on April 5, 2019)

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