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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology
Adelphi University

Date Posted Jan. 31, 2020
Title Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology
University Adelphi University
Garden City, NY, United States
Department Postgraduate Programs in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy, Derner School of Psychology
Application Deadline Feb. 15, 2020
Position Start Date Sep. 9, 2020
  • Post-Doc
  • Psychology - Clinical

The Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship provides psychologists with training and professional experience leading to the fulfillment of New York State licensure as a psychologist. Candidates may choose between training in adult psychoanalysis and psychotherapy or in child, adolescent, and family therapy. This is a part-time (20 hours/week) position and extends over two years. The following four components will comprise the fellowship:

Direct clinical work with 4-5 psychotherapy patients and approximately one or two clinical intakes per week for which Fellows will be paid on a fee for service basis.
Attending two years of classes in either the Postgraduate Program in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy or the Postgraduate Program in Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy with a full tuition waiver.
Weekly, psychodynamically oriented individual supervision and monthly group supervision.
Teaching two classes per semester in the undergraduate psychology or masters-level Mental Health Counseling Program. Fellows will be paid at the University adjunct rate.
Psychology Fellows may also have the opportunity to develop specialized skills working with couples and/or psychotherapy groups. This Fellowship will provide exposure to a variety of theoretical and methodological psychodynamic models through coursework and through work with a variety of supervisors. All experience will count towards New York State licensing requirements. In addition, all classes, supervision, and clinical experience obtained during the Fellowship will be credited towards certification in our programs.

Applicants are required to have earned a PsyD or PhD in clinical, counseling or school psychology, to have completed an internship, and to have a limited permit to practice in New York State. Experience working with diverse clinical populations and a strong interest in psychodynamic treatment modalities is preferred.

  • Adelphi University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non-discrimination regarding all educational, student programs and employment actions and further commits not to discriminate against any individual on the basis of an individual’s race, creed, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, family status, domestic violence victim status or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal laws.

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Contact Information

  • Amira Simha-Alpern
    Postgraduate Programs in Psychoanalysis & Psychotherapy, Derner School of Psychology
    Adelphi University
    158 Cambridge Avenue
    Garden City, NY 11530


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