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Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

Psychology Post-Doctoral Training Opportunities in CBT, DBT and Implementation Science

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

The Psychology Division in Harbor-UCLA Medical Center's Department of Psychiatry is in its 35th year of training post-doctoral fellows in clinical psychology, and designated itself as a post-doctoral training program since 1984. The program received its APA accreditation in 1997, and was one of the first three APA-accredited post-doctoral training fellowships in the United States.

Our post-doctoral fellowship operates in a setting that is rich in the traditions of public service, education, and research. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a 570-bed general hospital owned and operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health and Human Services and is affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Its 300-square mile catchment area runs from the Los Angeles International Airport to the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles and encompasses 17 municipalities as well as unincorporated areas. Its service population of over 2.2 million people is economically, culturally, and ethnically diverse, and the poor and underserved comprise the majority of the medical center's workload.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is accepting applications for its September, 2018- August, 2019 fellowship period in the following areas:

o Adult Cognitive-Behavior Therapy - Two Positions

o Harbor CBT - one position

o CBT Dissemination/Implementation -one position

Adult Cognitive Behavior Therapy Emphasis Area Description

The clinical emphasis in the CBT clinic is the pragmatic application of Cognitive Behavioral Therapies to multi-problem patients. Fellows receive training in the delivery and supervision of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Fellows lead groups and see individual patients. Fellows teach CBT courses in the community as part of the clinic's aim to disseminate state of the art treatments to front line clinicians. Fellow serves as junior administrator of the CBT Clinic (track and triaging referrals, assisting in the recruitment and coordination of the externs, clerical and research staff). Participation in research, program evaluation, grant writing, IRB activities, quality improvement, planning and execution of specialized training, and other academic and administrative endeavors are also part of the experience. Successful candidates will have had substantial previous training in CBT and DBT and a commitment to empirically supported treatments.

For information on the CBT Dissemination sub emphasis area please visit

For all positions, we will begin reviewing applications IMMEDIATELY for our Clinical Psychology Fellowship Program. Additional information on all of our programs is found on our website at

Interested individuals may also contact Rose Leilua- Training Coordinator at rleilua @

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Salary Range is $47,000-$50,000


(This Information was submitted on January 24, 2018)

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