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Adjunct Faculty Positions in the Wright Institute's Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Program

The Wright Institute, located in Berkeley, California, is excited to announce new adjunct faculty positions in the Counseling Psychology Master of Arts Program for in-person instruction at our West Berkeley campus. Submit the below application to apply.

Our Counseling Program provides students with the education and clinical skills necessary to pursue licensure in California as a marriage and family therapist (MFT) or a professional clinical counselor (LPCC). Throughout the two-year curriculum, students attend day, evening, or weekend classes. In their second year, students participate in supervised clinical training at external community mental health agencies. The student population is approximately 180 graduate students ranging in age from 21 to 65 and about 35% identify as Black, Indigenous, or People of Color.

We are actively recruiting for our upcoming Fall and Spring 2024-25 Academic year semesters. Course openings include: Group Counseling, Family Violence and Protection, Individual and Family Development, Aging and Long Term Care, Addictions Counseling, and Research Based Practice. All courses are taught in-person. Applications to teach any of our courses at the adjunct level are warmly welcomed. For more information about the Wright Institute, its educational philosophy, and its Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program, please visit our website at You may view our full list of courses at

Qualifications: A masters or doctoral degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, Counseling Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or related field from an accredited program, licensed to practice in California. Candidates must have experience teaching at the graduate level and expertise with the course subject as well as a commitment to incorporating issues of diversity into all aspects of their work.

Compensation: $2550 per unit taught. Courses are typically 1.5-3 units. A 1.5 unit course will earn $3825, a 3 unit course will earn $7650.

Please email Cady Watts at with questions or for more information. Please include your course preferences (the full list of course descriptions is available at and student evaluations from recent teaching experiences with the letter of interest document submitted below.

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