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Post-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Resident in School-Based Therapy Program (Full-time)

As a part of the school-based program track, you will have the opportunity to provide therapy to school-aged youth (elementary through middle school) in the school setting. Your work with students in the school setting will also include conducting intakes and communicating with parents. Depending on school need, the opportunity to provide therapy groups may be available, if interested. As a postdoc resident you will receive weekly individual supervision, biweekly agency-wide group supervision, and monthly staff meetings. 

Start date: Fall 2023

  • Reporting to our Coordinator of School-Based Services, the School-Based Post-Doctoral Resident is responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and treating clients experiencing mental health and psychological distress within the school setting.
  • Maintaining a full caseload of school-based clients 
  • Conducting intakes with school-based clients and their parents 
  • Providing evidence-based mental health counseling and psychotherapy to students.
  • Identifying culturally appropriate treatment to meet students' experiences and individual needs.
  • Consulting with the school’s social worker(s), as appropriate, to ensure effective treatment for students.
  • Working with students and parents to set SMART goals and develop individualized treatment plans.
  • Giving students adequate resources to gain insight through a strength-based approach to treatment. 
  • Identifying social, emotional, and cultural barriers that may inhibit a student's psychological well-being. 
  • Referring students to appropriate external health professionals, as appropriate.
  • Supporting students and/or parents in identifying additional resources in their local or online communities such as social services and support groups.
  • Provide didactic presentations to all staff on a topic of interest and/or participate in CEU training with independently licensed clinicians

Ideal candidates meet the following qualifications:

  • Completion of a PsyD or PhD in Clinical Psychology from an APA-accredited Doctoral Program
  • Completion of an APPIC-member Doctoral Internship
  • Experience or interest in working with children and adolescents
  • National Provider Identifier NPI number
  • Completed Council for Affordable Quality Healthcare CAQH application
  • Individual professional malpractice liability insurance policy ($1mil/$3mil)
Job Benefits

Why Clinicians Choose Pillars

Career growth is our goal! Pillars works to help you create your ideal caseload working with a population that you enjoy. 

Leadership Development

Our goal is our team members' growth. Whether you are a newly licensed clinician, an intern, or a resident we have created an organization that has unlimited potential. We are invested in the personal and professional growth of our team. 


When school is in session, your client schedule fits nicely within school hours, and during school holidays and breaks, you have the flexibility to manage your schedule and caseload to best meet your needs, so you’re able to provide the care to yourself and therefore be the most effective therapist you can be.

No Cost to You

We provide the administrative support that you need to focus on your clinical work, with insurance claim submission, eligibility verification, recruitment, contract negotiations, etc. We take care of the hassles of clinical practice, so our clinicians can be the experts their clients need!

Your Wellness is Our Passion

Wellness looks different to all of us and we aim to help you find that balance to be your best self. We believe that having healthy and happy clinicians on our team allows us to provide the best services to our community.


- Salaried Position

- Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

- Competitive Compensation

- Individual Clinician Marketing

- Flexible Schedule

- Work-from-home opportunities

- Paid Holidays

- Vacation time

- Leadership/Growth Opportunities

- Wellness Days

- Tuition discount at Purdue Global University

Employment Type
Job Location
Crown Point, Indiana
Date posted
January 20, 2023
Valid through
December 31, 2023
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