Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Psychology of Women, Medical College of Georgia/Augusta University, USA

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Medical College of Georgia/Augusta University

Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Psychology of Women

The Psychology Division of the Department of Psychiatry & Health Behavior is excited to offer a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Psychology of Women. The fellowship focuses on advanced clinical training in evidence-based approaches to women's mental health and to the presenting problems that are over-represented among women. The fellow will have opportunities to work with a broad range of clinical populations, such as clients with mood/anxiety disorders, PTSD and other trauma-related problems, eating disorders, borderline personality disorder, substance use disorders, and chronic medical illnesses. The fellow will work within our comprehensive outpatient Dialectical Behavior Therapy program, serving as intake coordinator to the program, providing individual DBT to adults, leading and/or co-leading adult skills groups, and participating in the weekly DBT consultation team. In addition, the fellow will have the opportunity for training and supervision in Acceptance and Commitme nt Therapy and other behavioral therapies. The fellow will have shared didactics/seminars with other fellows, including a Psychology of Women seminar with an emphasis on intersectional understandings of gender. Additional training opportunities include providing didactics and supervision for psychiatry trainees and psychology interns. The fellow will have protected research time and may participate in collaborative research projects with faculty.
Details: Duration of the fellowship is 12 months at 50 hours per week. Start date for the internship is July 15th, 2019.

Minimum Qualifications: By the beginning of the fellowship year, the applicant will have completed an APA-approved doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology and an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship program. Training and experience in DBT is strongly preferred.
Application process: Send cover letter, 3 letters of recommendation (at least one from a graduate school supervisor and one from an internship supervisor), a statement from the internship training director indicating good standing in the program and expected completion date (if the internship is already completed, please submit certificate or similar documentation), and C.V. to Dr. Amy House at For questions e-mail Dr. House or call her at 706-721-6710. Applications are due February 4th, 2019.

We will follow APPIC's selection guidelines ( Interviews will be conducted via video conference and/or phone call. Offers will be made via phone and e-mail starting at 10:00 AM Eastern Time on the Uniform Notification Date of 2/25/2019.


(This information was submitted on January 16, 2019)