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Postdoctoral Fellowship, CBT California/DBT California

Postdoctoral Fellowship at CBT California/DBT California

CBT California, Where Science Meets Compassion®, invites applications for a funded postdoctoral fellowship position in Adult Cognitive Behavioral Psychology. CBT California ( is an internationally recognized, multi-sited practice and training institute specializing in CBTs and DBT founded by Dr. Lynn McFarr (Academy of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy President and UCLA Professor). Fellows must have previous training in both CBT and DBT and feel comfortable treating an highly educated, sophisticated clientele. Fellows in this position provide direct services, teach, consult on CBT and DBT in the community, conduct research and program evaluations, and supervise practicum students. The fellow also serves as a junior administrator for the clinic and is involved in program development. We have an active research lab and Fellows regularly present at national and international conferences including ABCT, ADAA, and ISITDBT. Previous experience with ACT, CBASP, and providing services to adolescents is desirable. CBTC embraces a scientist-practitioner model of training. Fellows are supervised a minimum of 4 hours per week in both individual and group supervision, and all supervised training experiences meet licensing requirements for the state of California. Fellows may provide services in our Beverly Hills area, Torrance, and Newport Beach Offices, depending on clinical need and fellow preference. Fellows from this program have gone on to leadership roles at CBTC, in the VA system, County System, Academic Medical Centers, College Counseling, and high end practices across the country.

Eligibility Requirements: Ph.D. or PsyD from an APA-accredited doctoral program and completion of an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship

The position begins August 9, 2021 (negotiable if internship end date is later); salary is $50,000 including paid leave, sick time, and conference time. Option for higher salary second year with 401k and profit sharing.

Please forward a letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation to

For further information about CBT California, please visit our website:

All applications must be submitted by December 4, 2020 for first round consideration. All applications submitted by this date will be given priority.


(Information was submitted on November 19, 2020)

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