College of Physicians and Surgeons
Department of Psychiatry
Psychologist/Leadership Job Opening at Columbia University Medical Center: Columbia Anxiety and Related Disorders Day Program
Position Titles: Assistant/Associate Professor level position in the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC)
The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a psychologist experienced in the intensive treatment of anxiety, OCD, school refusal and related conditions in youth (ages 13-28) to work in the Faculty Practice Organization at CUMC. This is a full-time, clinical director position to develop and oversee a new, intensive day treatment program focused on anxiety and related disorders. Primary responsibilities involve implementing the program components, supervising staff, and conducting group therapy utilizing empirically supported treatments, diagnostic/intake evaluations of adolescents and young adults, and individual treatment planning and progress monitoring with patients. Candidates should have previous experience providing outpatient treatment and working with a multi-disciplinary team. Experience and training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) preferred. Candidates with experience in evidence-supported treatment delivery for school refusal behavior and OCD are desired. Ideal applicants will have experience, familiarity, and comfort working with high-risk patients, as well as the range of adolescence through young adulthood. Applicants should have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well across disciplines and function effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
- Candidate(s) will conduct intake evaluations/diagnostic assessments of patients with psychiatric disorders and psychological distress
- Candidate(s) will provide group psychotherapy
- Candidate(s) will work closely with a clinical team, including other psychologists/social workers, psychiatrists, and psychiatric nurse-practitioners
- Candidate(s) will have opportunities to attend case conferences, peer supervision, and Grand Rounds at CUMC. Opportunities may exist for clinical supervision and teaching
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