Postdoctoral Fellowship in CBT at Harbor UCLA Medical Center

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Psychology Post-Doctoral Training Opportunities in CBT, Behavioral Health, and Corrections Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA

The Psychology Division in Harbor-UCLA Medical Center’s Department of Psychiatry is in its 27th 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 trianing fellowships in the United States.

Our post-doctoral fellowship operates in a setting that is rich in the traditions of public servcie, education, and research. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a 340-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 Airpost 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 divers, and the poor and underserved comprise the majority of the medical center’s workload.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is accepting applications for its September, 2009 – August, 2010 fellowship period in the following areas:

  • Behavioral Medicine – Health Psychology

Emphasis on HIV Mental Health with opportunities in Family Medicine and Bostetrics & Gynecology – two positions

Women’s Behavioral Health – Inpatient Psychiatry – one position

  • Adult Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy – one position

Extensive training in CBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Postdoc serves as Assistant Director to the CBT Clinic

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy/Trauma) – one position
  • Correctional/Forensic Psychology – Assertive Community Treatment/Psychosocial Rehabiliation – two positions We are currently accepting applications, and will begin interviewing candidates in January, continuing until all positions are filled. For additional information on all of our programs and to download an electronic application form, please visit our website at http://psychology.labiomed.org/.

Interested individuals may also contact David J. Martin, Ph.D., Director of Training & Chief Psychologist at djmartin@ucla.edu or dmartin@labiomed.org.