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Staff Therapist

Tulane University
Job Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana
Counseling and Psychological Services
Student Health Center
Location: New Orleans, LA

The Counseling Center Staff Therapist is part of the Tulane University Campus Health team of committed professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting student health and wellbeing as a core institutional value through a multidisciplinary, comprehensive approach. This position resides within the Counseling Center, and reports to Assistant Director. The individual in this position is responsible for delivering clinical services and participating in outreach activities. As a member of the Counseling Center, the Staff Therapist provides student mental health services, including urgent walk-in assessments, consultations, individual psychotherapy, group therapy and workshops. The staff therapist also participates in designing and delivering outreach programs to students, as well as developing materials and presentations on topics pertinent to various University constituencies.

The staff therapist will be responsible for a specified area of coordination or advocacy or serve as a liaison to departments or groups on campus as assigned by the Counseling Center leadership. Activities such as data collection and analysis, as well as program coordination, may also be pursued at times. The staff therapist participates regularly in Campus Health, therapist team, and Counseling Center staff meetings and trainings.

Located in the unique and iconic city of New Orleans, Tulane is a highly regarded and selective independent research university, a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and offers undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in the liberal arts, science and engineering, architecture, business, law, social work, medicine, and public health. Tulane University Campus Health is fully accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and serves a student body of over 14,000.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to protect confidentiality and meeting all ethical standards associated with the practice of psychology within a university counseling center context
  • Strong case formulation, assessment and treatment skills, including the ability to understand transference and countertransference in working clinically with a diversity of clients, issues and levels of impairment
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills, able to dialogue effectively with a wide range of students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to effectively utilize an electronic medical records system
  • Ability to take the lead when appropriate, both administratively and clinically
  • Ability to collaborate collegially with a multidisciplinary staff, both within the CC and throughout the University community
  • Knowledge of developmental trends and concerns of undergraduates, as well as graduate and professional students
  • Ability to engage in an ongoing pursuit of self-knowledge and understanding of own personal factors affecting clinical work
Required Education and/or Experience:
  • Master of Social Work degree with current LMSW or LCSW license


  • Master's Degree in Counseling with current PLPC or LPC license


  • One year of clinical experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 or more years of psychotherapy experience
  • Training and interest in working with multicultural issues and students with diverse identities
  • Experience delivering group interventions
  • Experience working with university students in a college counseling setting
  • Training and experience working with substance abuse issues
Compensation Information
This position is assigned to pay grade P3.26. Tulane offers a variety of options to enhance your health and well-being so that
you may enjoy more out of life now and in the future. Learn more about Life at Tulane as well as our Benefits and Pay. See our
Candidate Resources to learn more about our hiring process and what to expect.

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This position will close on the date it is filled
Tulane University is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.
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