The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks a licensed clinical psychologist to serve as the Assistant Director of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Services for the adult intensive outpatient and outpatient services of the Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH).
The position carries a ladder track faculty appointment within the Department of Psychiatry, and includes participation in the Department’s APA-accredited Doctoral Psychology Internship Program.
The Assistant Director of DBT Services will assist in the day to day clinical operations of the Adult DBT services at YNHPH, provide direct clinical care to patients, and provide support and supervision to advanced doctoral psychology interns and practicum students. Under the direction of the DBT Program Director and YNHPH Director of Ambulatory Services, the Assistant Director of DBT Services will also help facilitate program coordination and program development of the Adult DBT Services, and participate in ongoing program Quality Improvement activities.
The successful candidate will possess exceptional knowledge and skills in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and will have expertise in treating individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, conducting group therapy, and the provision of clinical supervision to doctoral level interns. In addition, the successful candidate will have experience and strong interest in teaching and demonstrate expertise in clinical research in this area.
Candidates must be licensed (or licensed eligible) within the State of Connecticut and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function well as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and nurses.
Yale-New Haven Hospital is the major teaching and clinical research facility of the Yale University School of Medicine and consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States. Yale-New Haven Hospital encompasses the Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital a 114 bed, acute care, psychiatric facility that consists of six main inpatient programs and several specialized step-down intensive outpatient/day hospital programs for adolescents and adults across two hospital campus locations.
Yale values diversity in its faculty, staff and students and especially encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans and underrepresented minorities. Yale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation via email to Dr. Dwain Fehon, Chief Psychologist, Psychiatric Services, Yale-New Haven Hospital (ude.elay|nohef.niawd#ude.elay|nohef.niawd). Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.