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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology 2022-2023
LifeStance Health, Inc. is a multi-disciplinary behavioral health care group dedicated to providing the highest quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and families in a caring, patient- friendly environment. Our team of psychiatrists, psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers, and mental health counselors work collaboratively to provide top-notch care. In providing behavioral health services, we strive to integrate research evidence, clinical expertise, and client values into our practice. We have outpatient offices in multiple locations north, south, and west of Boston. We also provide embedded services at primary care and specialty medical care locations throughout Massachusetts.
The postdoctoral fellowship focuses on training competent clinical psychologists to provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions and state of the art assessment. The fellowship is oriented to psychologists with solid clinical training and experience, who are seeking a career providing psychotherapy and assessment in an outpatient setting. Fellows will receive broad training in providing evidence-based clinical interventions to a diverse patient population. Fellows will also participate in didactics, clinical supervision with staff, and group consultation meetings.
Applicants must be post-masters from an APA-approved graduate program in Clinical, Counseling or School Psychology. The ideal candidate would have a strong interest in a permanent staff position following the completion of a one year postdoctoral fellowship.
Fellows will have the opportunity to specialize in one of five training tracks:
Therapy – Child, Adolescent, and Family
Therapy – Adult
Therapy – Generalist
Combined Assessment and Therapy Integrated Care
Training Opportunities/Components of the Training Program
LifeStance Health is an APA-Approved continuing education provider. Fellows will attend many seminars throughout the fellowship on topics that are likely to include the following:
Fellows will receive individual supervision weekly, as well as participate in weekly group case consultation meetings. Risk management consultation will be provided as needed throughout one’s employment.
Clinical staff at LifeStance Health, Inc. MA includes a clinical staff of over 200, including psychologists, neuropsychologists, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, social workers, and multiple master’s-level clinicians. For a list of clinical staff and their areas of specialty, please visit our websites:
The successful applicant will have earned a doctorate in psychology from an appropriate health service provider training program in a properly accredited institution of higher learning and completed an APA accredited internship. All doctoral degree requirements must be expected to be completed prior to the starting date of the fellowship.
The fellowship begins August 29, 2022.
Psychology fellows typically work Monday through Friday and have no on-call or overnight duties besides providing emergency coverage for patients for whom they are providing ongoing treatment. Fellows typically work a 40 hour work week dependent on clinical and paperwork demands. The specific start and end times will vary day to day, but may include up to 2 evenings a week. Fellows are expected to average 25 patient contact hours per week, which will include individual and group therapy, and can involve family/couples therapy. Fellows will be expected to apply for licensure and take exams (EPPP and MA state exam) as soon as eligible in Massachusetts.
Salary and Benefits
There is a stipend of $47,000 for the fellowship year.
Please complete the application and upload your application materials on this form.
Applications are requested before December 14, 2021. However, applications may be considered after that date. Interviews will be held remotely in January 2022. Offers will typically be made on or before February 18, 2022. (this is APPIC Match Day)
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