• Doctoral-Level Advanced Practicum

    The staff of Hamline University Counseling and Health Services (C&HS) welcomes doctoral students in counseling or clinical psychology to apply for our advanced practicum program. The practicum at C&HS is based on a developmental model designed to meet each trainee’s individual needs, and is intended to provide excellent preparation for a pre-doctoral internship in a college counseling center.

    Training Opportunities

    Practicum students at C&HS have the opportunity to work within a multi-disciplinary team that includes 4 psychologists, a nurse practitioner, 2 RNs, a part-time registered dietician, and a part-time psychiatrist. Clients served at C&HS include undergraduates, law students, and graduate students in liberal studies, education, and management. In addition to providing individual counseling services, practicum students will have opportunities to co-facilitate groups, provide outreach programming, and assist in the training of peer health educators.

    Supervision

    Supervision at C&HS includes 60 minutes of group case consultation and 90 minutes of individual supervision each week.

    Counseling Staff

    Practicum students at Hamline are able to work closely with a counseling staff that represents a variety of theoretical orientations, training experiences, and personal backgrounds. Our counseling staff includes:

    Hussein Rajput (PhD - University of Minnesota; Internship - University of Oregon).
    Interest areas: identity development, relationship issues, treatment of social anxiety.

    Shih-Hsun Lin (PhD - University of Minnesota; Internship - Michigan State University).
    Interest areas: cross-cultural counseling, international students, treatment of depression.

    Jennifer Roper (PsyD - University of St. Thomas; Internship - University of Minnesota).
    Interest areas: feminist approaches, group counseling, first-generation college students.

    Kathryn Rimstad (PhD - Southern Illinois University; Internship - University of St. Thomas).
    Interest areas: health psychology, stress management, teaching and outreach.

    Applicant Qualifications:

    Qualified candidates for the advanced practicum at Hamline University must be currently enrolled in an APA-accredited doctoral program in counseling or clinical psychology, have at least one year of previous therapy practicum experience, and demonstrate a strong interest in working with a university student population.

    To Apply: Send a letter of interest and résumé to:

    Hussein Rajput, Ph.D., L.P., Director
    Counseling & Health Services
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55104-1284

    Applications will be accepted beginning January 1. Interviews will begin in early February and will continue until both practicum positions are filled.

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