Post-Doctoral Fellowship Available 2019-2020

BHBA is pleased to announce an exciting full-time, one-year, Post-Doctoral Fellowship opportunity for the right candidate with a flexible start date between July 8th and September 3th 2019. The Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship provides psychologists with training and professional experience leading to the fulfillment of New York State licensure as a psychologist. Applicants are required to have earned a Psy.D. or Ph.D. in clinical psychology, to have completed an internship, and to have a limited permit to practice in New York State prior to the start date. This is a full-time (40 hours / week) position. The Fellow will be paid an annual salary of $37,000 with paychecks given every two weeks. Health insurance, workman’s compensation and disability insurance are included in the employment package.

BHBA is a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) practice that provides high fidelity services to children, adolescents and adults.  This thriving private practice setting needs a postdoc with strong risk assessment and diagnostic evaluation skills to provide solid intakes and coordinate new patient flow for the practice from a number of referral sources.  Strong risk assessment and psychopathology diagnostic skills are required. Responsibilities will include conducting initial screening, providing intakes with adults, families with children, pre-teens and teens. Strong organizational and communication skills are a must, as the post-doc will be expected to managing the flow of numerous referrals, keep track of loose ends and be good with follow-up. They will also need great communication skills in writing, in person and over the phone.

The Psychology Fellow will develop specialized skill in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) . This includes but is not limited to specialization in DBT, proficiency in identifying behavioral targets and change procedures, behavioral exposure therapy, behavioral interventions for adults, families and children and general psychotherapy. In addition, the Fellow will train in evidence-based practices of Parent Management Training (PMT).

The following components will comprise the fellowship:
Direct clinical work with psychotherapy patients
Conduct clinical intakes for adults and families
Weekly hours dedicated to DBT individual therapy and DBT skills training
Weekly DBT Team Consultation meetings
Weekly hours dedicated to individual DBT supervision and group supervision
Weekly teaching hours of DBT skills
Weekly curriculum building
Weekly supervision of psychology externs

This post-doc will need to be a strong team player with a high degree of willingness to collaborate and coordinate patient care. The applicant needs at least 1 year of experience in DBT and priority will be given to those applicants with a strong DBT background.

Interested applicants should send a CV, cover letter, two letters of recommendation, and a case formulation to Dr. Peter Selig at and cc: Dr. Belinda Bellet at