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Provides counseling and psychotherapy. Responsible to a Director or appropriate administrator.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

Responsible for providing counseling and psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and groups, regarding a wide range of personal concerns related to their goals, needs, values, attitudes, conflicts, personal and interpersonal styles, educational or career choice, academic or work functions, social relationships, developmental or emotional crises, and disabilities of a social, emotional, or physical nature
Applies principles, methods, and procedures for understanding, predicting, and alleviating intellectual, academic, emotional, psychological, and/or behavioral disability and discomfort and to facilitate effective functioning during the life-span development process, intended to help persons acquire or alter personal-social skills, improve adaptability to changing life demands, enhance environmental-coping skills, and/or develop a variety of problem-solving and decision-making capabilities
May participate in the educational programs of the university by offering seminars, courses, and/or supervising the clinical, academic and research experiences of students
Conducts research related to counseling, psychopathology, psychotherapy, understanding mental health characteristics and quality of life as it relates to academic/social/emotional functioning of the college students, understanding the psychological and developmental needs of students, and program evaluation
May develop, implement and direct clinical programs

Education and Experience

A doctorate in psychology from an accredited college or university, which includes one year of supervised internship experience in professional psychology.

Licensure and Certification

Licensure as a psychologist by the State of Florida in accordance with Chapter 490, F.S.*


This position may supervise others

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