Company Name:

Child Mind Institute


San Francisco, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Adolescent Psychology, Child Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Work Setting:

Group Practice

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:


Date Posted:

December 12, 2018

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Clinical Psychologist, Mood Disorders Center

The Child Mind Institute is pleased to announce the opening of a clinical center in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our west coast operation will tackle barriers to mental healthcare by providing best-in-class clinical care including evaluations and intensive, evidence-based treatments tailored to each child’s individual needs. We will expand access to services through financial aid funding for patient care and free online resources for parents, educators, and policymakers. The Child Mind Institute is deeply committed to partnering with the Bay Area community through our school-based services, public education events, and community-based mental health trainings.


The Child Mind Medical Practice is a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, social workers, speech-language therapists and learning specialists. We work closely with each other to ensure that each family gets the care and attention they need. Our clinicians are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and developmental problems. We have particular expertise working with children with ADHD and behavior disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and learning and developmental disabilities, and provide state-of-the-art diagnostic evaluations and treatment informed by the latest research.


Reporting to the Clinical Director, this is an exempt, full-time position located in our San Francisco Bay Area office.



  • Provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and treatment to children and adolescents with mood disorders, including clients with comorbid anxiety-related disorders and externalizing disorders
  • Conduct family-based interventions with parents and other family members, and maintain collateral contacts with educators and other providers.
  • Collaborate with our board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists on cases requiring pharmacotherapy
  • Provide clinical supervision to psychology trainees
  • Conduct public workshops on children’s mental health topics for community outreach



  • Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology
  • Completion of APA-accredited clinical pre-doctoral internship
  • Completion of post-doctoral fellowship
  • Must have a current, valid, unrestricted license to practice psychology in the state of California or be in the process of obtaining that license
  • Minimum of 2 years licensed experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT); experience in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) a plus
  • Demonstrated experience with professional writing as well as with public speaking preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups
  • Must have the desire to serve and work to fulfill the mission of Child Mind Institute


Please upload your resume and cover letter during the application process.


The Child Mind Institute is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment based on race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are transitioning or have transitioned) and sexual orientation; national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the united states is authorized under federal law [Vehicle Code section 12801.9]); ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age (40 and over), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.

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