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Position Title
Staff Psychologist, Eating Disorder Specialist

Virginia Commonwealth University

University Counseling Services

Salary Range
Salary is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Position Description
Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) seeks a senior staff Psychologist with experience and interest in Eating disorder/Body image concerns to join the staff of University Counseling Services in the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Services. This position entails a strong emphasis on developing and implementing various outreach programs for the university community. General duties also include intake assessment, individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, crisis work, trainee supervision, consultation with university faculty and staff, and serving on the university’s Eating Disorder multidisciplinary treatment team. This position includes conducting some presentations during the evening.

Minimum Qualifications
Required Qualifications:
Experience and interest in working with issues related to eating disorder/body images concerns. Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and completion of a supervised APA- accredited internship. ABD in psychology also permitted with expectation of completed degree within one year of hire date. The position also requires excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills, experience with brief psychotherapy, evidence of multicultural competence and experience working with diverse populations with eating disorder/body image concerns, and licensed or license eligible in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU.

Desired Qualifications

University Description
University Counseling Services has an APA-accredited pre-doctoral intern training program. The multidisciplinary staff of UCS includes full-time clinicians from the fields of psychology, professional counseling, social work, and a full time psychiatrist. VCU is a public university of 30,000 students located on two campuses in the capital city of Richmond, VA.

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Required Application Materials
. To apply, please submit your letter of interest, three letters of reference, and current vita to Sydney McDonald, Ph.D. at Virginia Commonwealth University, University Counseling Services, P.O. Box 842525, University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Ave., Richmond, VA 23284-2525.

Application Deadline
Position is open until filled and initial application review will begin 06/25/2013.

Starting Date

Send Applications To:
Dr. Sydney Brodeur McDonald

Mailing Address
907 Floyd Avenue, Room 238
Richmond, VA 23284

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