Postdoctoral Fellowship

Postdoctoral Fellowship

Addison, TX

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare provides quality, accessible, and comprehensive mental health care to veterans and their families regardless of discharge status or ability to pay. The Cohen Clinic offers a one to two year paid postdoctoral fellowship for applicants who have attended an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology and/or are in good standing at an APA-accredited psychology internship.

Applicants should expect conferral of their doctoral degree by September 1st, 2019 to be considered.  Advanced clinical training focuses on the assessment and treatment of mental health problems facing Veterans and their family members. The placement offers specialized training and supervision with emphasis on evidence based practice. Postdoctoral fellows are offered full training in a number of established treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and trauma focused protocols such as Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE).  In addition, training is offered by the Cohen Veterans Network in specialized approaches such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia. Fellows receive both individual supervision and participate in clinical staff consultation meetings on a weekly basis as he/she prepares for the licensure process and independent practice. Postdoctoral fellows may also have the opportunity for layered supervision of practicum students or psychology interns. Cases are assigned based on training interests of the fellow and can include children, couples, families and groups as well as working with individual adults. Fellows are required to attend monthly didactic training on topics relevant to working with Veterans and their families. This position is full time, 40-hours per week. Fellows are expected to spend half of their time in direct provision of services with clients. Preference will be given to Veterans applying for this position.

If interested, please complete an application which can be found on our website www.metrocareservices.org/mfc/clinical-training.

Applications should be emailed to:

Ashton Steele, PhD

Director of Psychology Training

 

The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Metrocare

16160 Midway Road, Suite 218

Addison, TX 75001

Phone: 469-680-3500

Ashton.Steele@MetrocareServices.org

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