Wellness Counselor, Student Life / 学生事务部心理咨询师

Posting Number 2019-5652
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/26/2022 5:57 AM)
Shanghai-Student Life
NYU Shanghai (SH1002)
Compensation Grade
Health Services

Position Summary

Shanghai New York University (NYU Shanghai) seeks to appoint a Wellness Counselor. The Wellness Counselor will provide clinical assessment, short-term psychotherapy, group therapy, and crisis intervention and case management to the NYU Shanghai student community in accordance with established standards and professional ethics.


The main responsibilities include:

  • Provides outstanding clinical services, case management and referrals; collaborates with other clinical providers and consults with the NYUSH and NYU New York counseling services team on mental health issues
  • Collaborates with student affairs professionals at NYUSH who are responsible for other aspects of student health
  • Liaise with faculty and administrators to best serve the mental health needs of NYUSH students
  • Builds close working relationships with external mental health providers (including psychiatrists) and other medical professionals from whom NYUSH students seek care
  • Maintains case records, notes, and closing summaries on all clients treated. Ensures standards of care at NYUSH are aligned with those at NYU New York
  • Conducts clinical assessment interviews to evaluate the seriousness of problems and concerns including, but not limited to, alcohol and other drug use and assessment of eating disorders
  • Recommends treatment plans and provides students with individual psychotherapy or group therapy as appropriate
  • Under the clinical supervision of the NYU Assistant Director of Global Clinical Services, make recommendations for hospitalization and leaves of absences and, at the request of the Dean of Students, participates in the evaluation of students’ readiness to return from leaves of absence
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary treatment and support teams and collaborates with student health professionals at the Student Health Center and Wellness Exchange at NYU in New York
  • Serves in an on-call capacity, including overnight and weekends, to respond to student and campus emergencies and serve as a key resource and for colleagues involved in responding to psychological emergencies and other urgent situations
  • Facilitate health promotion programs/workshops that focus on mental health issues


Required Education

  • Ph.D. or Psy.D in Clinical or Counseling Psychology; or LCSW. Licensed in the United States or other country with similar licensing standards.

Required Experience

  • 3+ years' clinical experience, which may include internships, externships, or fellowships

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to interact with a wide range of individuals
  • English language proficiency; ability to speak Chinese Mandarin a plus
  • Proficiency with electronic medical records
  • Experience working with college-age population preferred
  • Experience with alcohol and other drug issues, and/or eating disorders preferred

Additional Information

About NYU Shanghai


NYU Shanghai is China’s first Sino-US research university and the third degree-granting campus of the NYU Global Network. We were founded in 2012 by New York University and East China Normal University with the support of the city of Shanghai and the district of Pudong. NYU Shanghai seeks to cultivate globally-minded graduates through innovative teaching, world-class research, and a commitment to public service. 


NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We are proud of its diverse and talented staff members, who work together to build and sustain this unique and pioneering institution of higher education in China. 


To know more about working at NYU Shanghai, please click here to view our Staff page for more details. Thank you!


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