Post-Doctoral Residency in Psychology

Two Post-doctoral Resident positions are offered at FAU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS). This is a full-time, 12-month Psychology Residency (post-doc). The emphasis of the residency is on further development of strong generalist skills in the full range of clinical, supervision, outreach, consultation, and crisis services typical of a large university counseling center. Additionally, residents develop a specialized training experience to fill gaps in training or provide greater depth in an area of particular interest. The fellow is required to complete 2000 hours, including a minimum of 900 hours in activities related to direct clinical contact. For more information please refer to our post-doctoral residency training program brochure.

The residency begins August 2, 2021 and has an annual stipend of $50,000


The postdoctoral fellow is expected to engage in the following work activities:

  • Initial assessment
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Outreach presentations and tabling events
  • Consultation/liaison to university community
  • Supervision to externs and doctoral interns
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology by start date
  • Successfully completed an APA-accredited internship prior to start date
  • Need to obtain clinical hours needed for licensure
  • Strong commitment and experience with diverse individuals and communities including but not limited to: students of color, working-class/working-poor populations, first generation students, LGBTQ+ and gender non-conforming clients, people with disabilities
  • Demonstrate awareness and value of culturally-responsive mental health practice
  • Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice

Note: Selected residents are required to successfully pass a level 2 background check as a condition of employment.

Application Process

Application Deadline: January 17, 2021, however position will remain open until filled. 

To apply, please email the following to Training Director, Laura DiPasquale, at It is preferable that all materials are submitted in one email from the applicant. However, if letter writers prefer to send letters themselves, this is permissible. 

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses experiences relevant to working with our diverse population, outlines your goals for the post-doctoral year and early career profession including how this site will assist you in accomplishing these, and how you incorporate social justice into your professional identity.
  • Curriculum Vitae Three Letters of Recommendation including either the internship training director or internship clinical supervisor. An unofficial graduate school transcript. Official transcript may be required if selected for the resident position.
  • Application review will begin January 18, 2021. Zoom interviews for selected applicants will take place in end of January/early February. Initial offers will be made February 16, 2021. Position will remain open until filled.
 Last Modified 12/21/20