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Psychologist Specialist

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Psychologist Specialist - Student Affairs, CMHS

1.    Job Purpose

Psychologist Specialist is responsible for providing comprehensive psychological services to students, faculty, and staff within the college community. 

2.      Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Conducting physiological assessments: Performing various tests and evaluations to assess students' physiological functions, such as cardiovascular, respiratory, muscular, and neurological systems.
  • Providing student education: Offering guidance and education to students about their physiological conditions, lifestyle modifications, and preventive measures to optimize their well-being.
  • Collaborating with educational professionals: Working closely with faculty, counselors, and other educational professionals to coordinate student support and ensure comprehensive approaches to student health.
  • Conducting research: Participating in research projects and studies aimed at advancing knowledge in the field of physiology, contributing to the development of new educational strategies and technologies.
  • Conduct psychological assessments and evaluations to identify and address the mental health needs of students.
  • Provide individual counseling and therapy sessions to support individuals in managing personal, academic, and professional challenges.
  • Develop and implement tailored treatment plans based on assessment findings and individual needs.
  • Offer crisis intervention and support services for individuals experiencing acute psychological distress or emotional crises.
  • Collaborate with other mental health professionals, medical staff, and academic advisors to ensure holistic support for individuals.
  • Facilitate psychoeducational workshops, support groups, and outreach programs to promote mental health awareness and wellness within the college community.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records of client interactions, assessments, and treatment plans in compliance with legal and ethical standards.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development activities to stay abreast of best practices, research findings, and emerging trends in the field of psychology.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies, procedures, and initiatives aimed at enhancing the overall mental health and well-being of the college community.
  • Collaborate with community resources and referral networks to provide comprehensive support services to individuals with specialized needs.
  • Ensure adherence to the University's information security policies and procedures, and report breaches or other security risks accordingly.
  • Ensure coordination with other departments to facilitate the accomplishment of tasks and responsibilities, as and when needed.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by Line Manager.



  • Doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology or Physiological Counseling or Counseling Psychology from an accredited institution.
  • Demonstrated expertise in conducting psychological assessments, diagnosing mental health disorders, and providing evidence-based psychotherapy interventions.

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