Company Name:

Stanford University


Stanford, California

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Adult Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Work Setting:

University/4-Year College

Position Type:

Full Time

Date Posted:

August 28, 2018

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Postdoctoral Fellowships in Clinical Psychology Adult Program

Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences anticipates eight to eleven openings for post-doctoral fellows in its APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Fellowship Adult Program for the 2019-20 academic year. Clinic-funded fellowships are designed for those seeking careers in clinical practice settings.

Stanford offers postdoctoral training in one of the following four tracks: 

  1. Psychosocial Treatment Clinic (General Psychology)
  2. Pain Management
  3. Insomnia and Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  4. OCD and Related Disorders


1. 5 openings are projected in the PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENT CLINIC, which provides training in evidence-based treatment for adults with a wide range of mood, anxiety, eating and Axis II disorders. Areas of Emphasis include:

a) treatment of anxiety and depression

b) Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

c) treatment of eating disorders

d) family and couple’s therapy

e) psychosocial treatment of high performance athletes

f) CBT for Psychosis

g) mini-rotation in the treatment of substance abuse



2. 1-2 openings are projected in the STANFORD PAIN MANAGEMENT DIVISION, which specializes in nonpharmacological treatments and specialized training in cognitive behavior, acceptance, mindfulness based therapies and biofeedback for a wide variety of pain conditions. 



3. 1-2 openings are projected in the INSOMNIA AND BEHAVIORAL SLEEP MEDICINE PROGRAM, which specializes in non-pharmacologic treatments of insomnia and other sleep disorders. 



4. 1-2 positions are projected in OCD AND RELATED DISORDERS; specializing in individual cognitive behavioral treatments for OCD, group treatment for hoarding disorder and participation in ongoing NIMH funded research studies. 



Stipends are $60,000 plus benefits. 

Start date is 9/3/19.


All applicants must have completed:

  1. APA- or CPA-accredited graduate programs in clinical or counseling psychology
  2. APA- or CPA-accredited internships
  3. All requirements for their PhD or PsyD prior to beginning their appointment

Appointments are for one year. Positions are contingent upon funding. 


For detailed information on our postdoctoral training program and application process, please go to 

Applications due on December 10, 2018. 

Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The fellowship is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002, (202) 336-5979,


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