Staff Psychologist - Counseling, Health & Wellness

Staff Exempt Boston, Massachusetts


The Staff Psychologist is responsible for providing high quality, direct psychological counseling and crisis intervention services as well as psycho-educational outreach programs to undergraduate, graduate and law students as part of a busy, integrated Counseling and Health Center. In addition, the Staff Psychologist serves as a member of the supervisory training team for CHW’s well-regarded APA-accredited Internship in Health Psychology and/or CHW’s psychology Practicum Training Program, both of which emphasize multicultural counseling skills.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Provides short-term psychological counseling services to diverse students in individual and group modalities; develops short-term treatment plans and urgent care behavioral risk assessments/consultations via Center walk-ins and after hours on-call service; provides case management and off-campus referrals for students.
  • Provides consultation to faculty, staff and students in order to address student high risk behaviors and student/community holistic health concerns.
  • Serves in the center-wide, after-hours, on-call rotation system in conjunction with ProtoCall Services, a contracted professional mental health on-call service.
  • Serves as a member of the supervisory training team for doctoral interns and/or practicum students, including provision of individual or group supervision as well as units of  didactic instruction in training seminars as assigned; participates in doctoral intern selection process.
  • Collateral assignment of development of Center group counseling program or collaborative coordination of Center outreach/consultation programs as relates to staff member’s specific areas of  expertise.
  • Provides psycho-educational and holistic health outreach programs to students, faculty and staff.
  • Maintains timely and thorough client contact documentation compliant with Center policies and procedures and applicable state laws.
  • Provides campus support services as needed during times of campus crises and/or psychological emergencies.
  • Attends Center and Student Affairs Division meetings and professional development programs.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Counseling, Health and Wellness.


  • Ph.D., Ed.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology required.
  • Licensure as a Psychologist in Massachusetts or another state is required; if licensed in another state, candidate must obtain license in  Massachusetts within 4 months of hire. Candidates with two or more years of post-licensure, professional experience are strongly preferred.
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge regarding short-term psychotherapy, group therapy, and crisis interventions with adolescents and young adults from multicultural and diverse backgrounds required; college campus clinical experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and treat students with a broad range of diagnoses required.
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in providing clinical supervision and training required.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement outreach programs.
  • Training and experience in providing short-term psychotherapy, group therapy and crisis response for diverse adolescents and young adults, preferably with college and university students.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and treat students with a broad range of diagnoses.
  • Strong student service orientation.
  • Maintain ethical/professional conduct and interaction with all University community members.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective consultation and leadership to all campus constituents (faculty, staff and students)
  • Availability to attend occasional evening or weekend activities and/or provide a program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in the integration of counseling and health services on a college campus.
  • Demonstrated commitment to social justice and lifelong learning regarding multicultural issues and concerns.  Interest in the application and integration of social justice in counseling center work.
  • Proficiency in a second language.
  • Expertise in an Empirically Supported Treatment modality and an interest in didactic teaching of that modality to interns (e.g. CBT, DBT, ACT, or others).
  • Interest and knowledge regarding assessment of university psychological services.
  • Interest in the integration of technology in psychological practice

    Additional Information:

    This is a 12 month, full-time salaried position.  Due to clinical/campus emergencies or an occasional evening program, psychologists/counselors may work beyond regularly scheduled office hours.