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Position Title
Postdoctoral Fellow

Temple University

Tuttleman Counseling Services

Salary Range
stipend: $30,000

Position Description
Temple University’s Tuttleman Counseling Services (TCS) is seeking an enthusiastic, competent and energetic Postdoctoral Fellow for a one year full-time appointment. The fellowship begins on August 12, 2013, two weeks prior to the start of the fall semester. Fellows devote their time to providing individual, couples and group psychotherapy for students, assisting with walk-in clinic (WIC), receiving supervision, providing consultation to families, staff and faculty, attending departmental meetings and seminars, and being responsible for administrative activities such as record keeping, scheduling etc. Fellows receive two hours of individual supervision per week, participate in group supervision biweekly, and are able to attend weekly didactic seminars and case conference. The counseling fellowship is designed to provide comprehensive training experiences and supervision that will facilitate the development of independent professionals. A primary goal of the program is to assist fellows in strengthening their diagnostic and clinical skills and integrating these skills into their professional identity. As such, the postdoctoral year marks a significant developmental transition toward more autonomous practice. Fellows are also encouraged to develop other professional interests as time allows and may have opportunities to assist with outreach opportunities, lecturing, trauma response, and research.

Minimum Qualifications
Candidates should have earned a Ph.D. or Psy.D. in counseling or clinical psychology.

Desired Qualifications
Ph.D. or Psy.D. in counseling or clinical psychology. In addition, completion of an APA accredited pre-doctoral internship.

University Description
Temple University is a part of the commonwealth system of Higher Education in Pennsylvania. It is a comprehensive public research university, founded by Russell H. Conwell in 1884. While historically Temple has been primarily a commuter university, there is a growing residence hall population of over 6,000 students, with many thousands more living right off campus. In recent years, main campus has developed into an extremely busy, active and vibrant setting where students pursue their academic studies along with access to all the leisure, athletic and community activities and resources typical of a major research university. Specifically, the student body is comprised of about 22,000 full time students (undergraduate, graduate, and professional students including programs in medicine, law, business, nursing, dentistry and podiatry) and approximately 12,000 part time students. The university is committed to maintaining a diverse educational community that typically averages about 50%-55% Caucasians, 20%-25% African Americans, 5-10% Asian Americans, 3%-5% Latinos, less than 1% Native

Region Description
Temple University’s main campus is the home of Tuttleman Counseling Services. It is a thriving and vibrant urban campus that is a few minutes north of center city Philadelphia, a major metropolitan area with all of the resources and excitement of a large city. Philadelphia is rich in history and has top tier cultural, entertainment, and dining opportunities. It is within easy travelling distance to New York City and Washington D.C. as well as the Pocono Mountains recreational area.

Required Application Materials
Resume, cover letter, and three letters of recommendation from individuals who can serve as a reference.

Application Deadline
June 30th 2013

Starting Date
August 12th 2013

Send Applications To:
Dr. Marcy Chessler

Mailing Address
Tuttleman Counseling Services, 1810 Liacouras Walk 5th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19122

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