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Postdoctoral Fellowship at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, New Hampshire


*Department of Psychiatry*

*Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center*

The Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center announces openings for our Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology with placements in the Anxiety Disorders Service, Digestive Health in Behavioral Medicine, and Mood Disorders Service to begin the summer of 2023 (start date flexible). The goal of our fellowship program is to provide excellent training opportunities that prepare clinical psychologists for the next stage of their professional life.

Training focuses on science-practice integration and on empirically supported treatments with a focus on cognitive-behavioral therapies, including acceptance-based interventions. Research opportunities are available and encouraged. All requirements for degree, including an APA or CPA accredited doctoral clinical or counseling psychology program and internship, and dissertation defense, must be completed prior to start date. Fellows have at least one day per week of their effort dedicated to educational enhancement and research or quality improvement projects. Additional information is available through our website:

*Anxiety Disorders Fellowship*
*Primary Supervisors: Robert Brady, PhD, Lauren Szkodny, PhD, and Sarah Garnaat, PhD.*
Fellowship training includes advanced diagnostic evaluation and case conceptualization using functional analysis and empirically-supported assessment measures, and treatment services using cognitive-behavioral therapies, with an emphasis on exposure-based treatment. Clinical problems treated in this service include anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder, and illness anxiety disorder (health anxiety). Fellows in this track also have the opportunity to collaborate on NIMH-funded research focused on treatment of health anxiety and other projects investigating implementation of evidence-based interventions. Contact Robert.E.Brady @ for additional information.

*Digestive Health Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine*
*Primary Supervisors: Jessiy Salwen-Deremer, PhD and Sivan Rotenberg, PhD.*
The Digestive Health Fellow will spend at least 50% of their time working in psychogastroentrology and bariatric surgery. The remaining 30% will be allocated based on individual interest and can include additional research time and/or training in chronic pain, disordered eating and obesity medicine, general behavioral medicine, psycho-oncology, trauma and PTSD, mood disorders, or anxiety disorders. All specialty training experiences will take place embedded within the relevant medical department. Additional Behavioral Medicine supervisors include Dana Pilchik, PsyD. Contact for additional information.

*Mood Disorders Fellowship*
*Primary Supervisors: Sarah Roane, PhD and Evan Bick, PsyD*
The Mood Disorders Service provides training advance the fellow’s competence and confidence in treating depression through focused understanding of mechanisms and interventions for treatment resistant depression and complex clinical presentations. Fellows provide diagnostic evaluation and intervention for patients presenting with mood disorders and have the opportunity to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams. In particular, fellows work closely with the Interventional Psychiatry Service, contributing to consultative assessments of treatment resistant depression and providing psychotherapy for patients who are concurrently receiving ECT, TMS, or esketamine treatments. Therapy modalities include cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, and integrative interpersonal. In addition to clinical training, fellows have the opportunity to participate in program development and quality improvement projects. Contact Sarah.J.Roane@hitchcock.orgfor additional information.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s location also offers a number of other excellent resources. Situated on the Vermont/New Hampshire boarder, we have easy access to the Connecticut River, the Green Mountains of Vermont and the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and excellent hiking, skiing, and rock climbing. The Lebanon Opera House, Northern Stage, and Dartmouth College, all within 10-15 minutes, all provide easy access to cultural events and visual and performing art. The Dartmouth Coach service also provides easy access to Boston (2 hours) and New York City (4.5 hours).

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to active recruitment of diverse faculty and trainees and encourages applications from historically underrepresented and minoritized groups, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and others who would bring broadly diverse perspectives and experiences.

*Application Deadline: December 16, 2022.*
To apply, please send a cover letter outlining career goals/interests and indicating the specific primary fellowship emphasis you are applying for (Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, or Digestive Health), CV, 3 recommendation letters, verification of degree completion, and relevant manuscripts. Please email materials to Robert E. Brady, PhD ( Phone: 603-650-2554.


(This information was submitted on December 9, 2022)

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