University of Rochester


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Appointments: (585) 275-3113

Fax Number: (585) 442-0815

Address:
Box 270356, 738 Library Road
UHS Building
Rochester, New York 14627

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University Counseling Center (UCC)

The Program

The University of Rochester's Counseling Center (UCC) offers both predoctoral and postdoctoral supervised experience in clinical and counseling psychology. UCC offers a wide range of psychological services to the University of Rochester community which includes the undergraduate and graduate population and students at the Eastman School of Music and the School of Medicine. Fellows will encounter a wide range of disorders including depression, anxiety, sequelae of sexual abuse, character pathology, eating disorders, substance abuse, and couples' problems.

The training experience provides a broad range of clinical opportunities within a university setting and is supported by intensive supervision, seminars, and clinical case conferences. These experiences include: time-limited psychodynamic psychotherapy, work with couples, year-long group psychotherapy, diagnostic and character pathology assessment, on-call emergency services, provision of supervision to psychology graduate students, teaching a year-long clinical issues seminar, campus consultation and education.

A significant strength of the program lies in the opportunity to work closely and intensively with licensed psychologists who are committed to training. On a weekly basis postdoctoral fellows receive two hours of individual supervision and two hours of group supervision, participate in selected case-oriented seminars, and attend a case conference where senior staff members present their own clinical work. In recognition of postdoctoral fellows' advanced standing in the program, they teach a seminar for practicum students, supervise advanced psychology graduate students, and can choose to present a clinical case during the faculty case conference seminar.

A major focus of the fellowship is acquiring the skills necessary to work as a UCC staff psychologist within the university community. As such, the postdoctoral fellow acts as a consultant to university personnel on particular issues of concern and completes administrative evaluations for students requesting special accommodations. Additionally, the fellow serves on the predoctoral intern selection committee. Postdoctoral fellows participate in the outreach and consultation activities of the UCC, with specific liaison responsibilities to offices or programs on campus. Fellows will initiate and complete a Multicultural Consultation project with one U of R office or program.

UCC has a long-standing commitment to intensive supervision and training. This training is provided to postdoctoral fellows and predoctoral interns, graduate students in clinical and counseling psychology from the University of Rochester, and psychiatric residents. The full-time supervising staff is composed of licensed clinical psychologists and a social worker. The part-time supervising staff includes psychologists and a psychiatrist who are psychotherapists in the Rochester community.

Satisfactory completion of the postdoctoral training program at UCC meets requirements for licensure in the State of New York.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship