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Postdoctoral Fellowship, McLean/Harvard Medical School OCD Institute for Children and Adolescents (OCDI Jr.), Massachusetts


McLean Hospital is seeking to fill a full-time clinical postdoctoral fellowship position in the OCD Institute for Children and Adolescents (OCDI Jr.). The OCDI a residential program for children and adolescents who present with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety, and related disorders. The program provides cutting-edge treatment delivered in a sensitive and nurturing manner. The primary treatments used are Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). These evidence-based behavioral treatment approaches have been shown to have a profound and positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents struggling with OCD and related anxiety disorders. The OCDI Jr. is one of only a few programs in the country to provide this form of residential evidence-based treatment for anxious youth. The position is for those with interests in OCD, anxiety, related evidence-based treatments, and clinical research. Clinical opportunitie s include working in-person within residential and partial hospitalization program settings to provide individual, family, and group therapy, to those experiencing significant OCD and anxiety. Professional development opportunities include training in clinical supervision, program innovation, community outreach, and access to didactics and workshops provided by a top-tier academic medical center. The post-doctoral fellow in this position is also proposed for an academic appointment as a Clinical Fellow in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School

Candidates must have a doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program and have completed an APA-accredited internship. Qualified individuals will have clinical experience with cognitive-behavioral therapy and general familiarity with OCD, anxiety and related disorders. Experience with children, adolescents, and families is preferred.

McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of mental illness, research into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care providers. We invite you to become part of a team that delivers exceptional clinical care.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and 3 letters of reference to Dr. Maria Fraire at Applications are due by December 1st, 2022.

As an equal opportunity employer, McLean seeks qualified candidates for all employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability or veteran status. McLean particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

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(This webpage was updated on October 26, 2022)


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