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2021-2022 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Positions in CBT and DBT at Center for CBT

2021-2022 Post-Doctoral Fellowship Positions in CBT and DBT

The Center for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, a group psychology private practice in East Brunswick, NJ, is looking to hire post-doctoral fellows in two areas of specialization:

1) Comprehensive outpatient DBT Programs for Adolescents (DBT-A) and Children (DBT-C); and

2) General child and adolescent CBT.

About Us

We are a passionate group of psychologists dedicated to providing personalized, research-supported clinical services for children, adolescents, and families with a range of social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. We also partner with schools and organizations to provide consultations, professional development workshops, and clinical services. As a young and quickly expanding practice, we are excited about cutting edge research and treatment options, as well as utilizing technology to make our work easier. We prioritize the health and happiness of our team members with a fun work environment, sound work-life balance, and great benefits.

DBT Post Doc Position

Clinical responsibilities include providing individual DBT therapy, leading/co-leading multi-family skills group (or individual family skills for DBT-C), phone coaching, DBT parent sessions, and attending consultation team. To provide a balanced training experience, the candidate will also provide CBT and DBT-informed treatment for other clients seen at our practice (youth and adults) consistent with the candidate’s areas of interest, provide workshops for professionals and in the community, and write clinically-relevant blog articles published on our website.

The fellow will receive several hours of supervision from licensed psychologists, including a Linehan-Certified DBT Clinician, and will meet with the practice director regularly to ensure that they see the cases they are passionate about and has the schedule and volume of cases that works for them. The candidate will also participate in weekly DBT consultation team and periodic didactic trainings. The fellow will attend weekly “Think Tank” staff meetings to collaborate with colleagues and contribute ideas for program development.

The ideal candidate for this position is a vibrant and dynamic clinician, eager to help children, teens, and families, and committed to using evidence-based treatment techniques. The candidate is excited to work in a collaborative environment as a key member of the team, receive hands-on supervision, develop their niche within the practice, and work alongside experienced psychologists who are experts in their respective specialties. The candidate will be passionate about and skilled in doing DBT and possess a strong desire to contribute to a growing DBT Program. Previous experience providing DBT-C is preferred, but not required.

CBT Post Doc Position

Clinical responsibilities include providing CBT to youth and families with a range of presenting concerns and collaborating with medical and school professionals as appropriate. To provide a broad training experience, the candidate will also provide individual CBT with adults, conduct workshops for professionals and members of the community, and write clinically-relevant blog articles published on our website.

The fellow will receive several hours of supervision from licensed psychologists and will meet with the practice director regularly to ensure that they see the cases they are passionate about and has the schedule and volume of cases that works for them. The candidate will be encouraged and mentored in the development of a niche area of practice. We currently have staff with expertise in anxiety disorders, Tourette syndrome, trichotillomania, disruptive behavior disorders, autism spectrum disorders, depression, trauma, borderline personality disorder, neuropsychological testing, and school-based consultation.  The fellow will attend weekly “Think Tank” staff meetings to collaborate with colleagues and contribute ideas for program development.

The ideal candidate for this position is a vibrant and dynamic clinician, eager to help children, teens, and families, and skilled in using evidence-based treatment techniques. The candidate is excited to work in a collaborative environment as a key member of the team, develop their niche within the practice, provide consultation/supervision to colleagues and trainees, and work alongside experienced psychologists who are experts in their respective specialties.

Benefits

The positions include competitive compensation as a W-2 employee, participation in our 401K program with employer match, malpractice insurance, holidays and 4 weeks+ of vacation, and flexible hours. We provide a small professional development stipend to encourage our clinicians to stay current with evidence-based practices so we can best help the clients we serve. Clinical services are currently being conducted via telehealth, with opportunity to work remotely or from office. There is opportunity to join our team on a more permanent basis after completion of the post-doc, as has been the case for previous fellows.

To Apply

Interested candidates should email as soon as feasible:

  • CV
  • Cover letter describing your training goals, clinical interests, current/previous relevant experiences, and ideal job
  • 2-3 letters of reference (can be sent separately)

Information should be sent to Dr. Meir Flancbaum at info@CenterForCBT.org with “Post Doc” and your name in the subject. Applications will be reviewing and interviews conducted on a rolling basis until the positions are filled. Please feel free to reach out with any questions. For additional information about our practice, please visit CenterForCBT.org.