Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

at The Behavior Therapy Center

of Greater Washington (BTC)

Application Start Date: 9/1/17

Application Due Date: 2/1/18

NOTE:  Applicants for this full-time position must have been awarded a doctoral degree (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) in professional psychology from an accredited institution by the start of the fellowship (September 1, 2018).

Duties and Responsibilities 

The following is a description of the duties and responsibilities of the BTC Postdoctoral Fellow as currently anticipated for the 2017-2018 BTC Fellowship Program.  Some details may be subject to change as the Center adjusts to the changing needs of our clientele.

Program Description

Behavior Therapy Center is a nationally recognized center offering advanced training in cognitive-behavioral treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder and OCD-related conditions in addition to a range of anxiety, depressive, and behavioral disorders.  Fellows will be offered rich clinical experiences, utilizing evidence-based treatment in a highly didactic and collaborative environment.  Fellows will have the opportunity to work with individuals and groups and in our specialized treatment programs for social anxiety, DBT and childhood disruptive behavior disorders.  Additionally, fellows will have the opportunity to attend BTC didactic training series, local training workshops and national conferences.

 Training and Responsibilities

Hours: 40 hours per week providing services for the center.  The fellowship requires evening hours to see patients and co-lead groups.

Training: Fellows are trained in evaluation, assessment and treatment of a diverse clinical population.  Fellows spend approximately 20 hours per week providing individual therapy.  The remaining hours are spent in supervision, peer consultation, didactics, indirect patient care activities and administrative duties.

 Postdoctoral Fellowship Duration

The program begins on September 1, 2018 and ends on August 31st of 2019

Salary

$38,000

Subsidized health insurance coverage is available.

Application Requirements

All applicants must have completed all requirements of their Ph.D. or Psy.D. program prior to beginning the fellowship.

Application Process

Applicants are evaluated based on academic preparation, clinical experience, interest in cognitive-behavioral treatment, and the fit between an applicant’s goals and the program’s goals.  Email or mail cover letter, (3) letters of recommendation, and curriculum vita by February 1st, 2018 to:

Noah Weintraub, Psy.D.
Postdoctoral Fellowship Coordinator
Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington
11227 Lockwood Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20901
NWeintraub@behaviortherapycenter.com
(301)593-4040, ext 239