Aviva Psychology Services is a team of licensed psychologists supporting adults of all identities and backgrounds to achieve greater emotional freedom, security, and fulfillment in their lives, work, and relationships. We proudly serve clients throughout all of Massachusetts with convenient locations in Boston and Northampton and offer both in-person and teletherapy services. We utilize a variety of empirically supported and identity affirming treatments to transform adversity into growth and values into action to promote greater vitality, life-satisfaction, and well-being for all.
The postdoctoral fellowship focuses on training clinical psychologists to provide evidence-based therapeutic interventions to treat a variety of clinical concerns. Successful completion of the fellowship will provide future psychologists with solid clinical training and experience, who are seeking a career providing individual, group, and/or family psychotherapy in an outpatient setting. Fellows will receive broad and in-depth training in evidence-based clinical interventions and work with a variety of presenting concerns. Fellows will also participate in didactic seminars, clinical supervision, and group consultation meetings with our dynamic, supportive, and theoretically diverse team.
At Aviva, our goal is to help psychologists grow and thrive over time. Ideal candidates would have a strong interest in a permanent staff position following the completion of a one year postdoctoral fellowship.
- Fellows will participate in 2 hours of individual supervision weekly with two separate licensed psychologists on staff at Aviva
- Fellows will participate in 1.5 hours of group supervision weekly with the Director of Training
- Fellows will participate in a clinical consultation meeting weekly with small groups within the Aviva staff
- Fellows will attend weekly seminars run by licensed psychologists on Aviva’s staff. Seminar topics include case conceptualization, evidence-based treatments (CBT, ACT, IFS, etc), ethics, multicultural competencies, clinical documentation and as well as speciality topics such as health psychology, maternal mental health, attachment, parent management training, mindfulness, motivational interviewing, and more.
Fellows are expected to work a 40-hour work week, depending on clinical, supervision, and paperwork demands. Fellows have flexibility in their start and stop times each day, which will be decided upon in consultation with your supervisor. Fellows are expected to average 22-25 patient contact hours per week, beginning in month 3 of the fellowship, with the previous months focused on training and building up a caseload.
- The fellowship dates are September 5, 2023-August 16, 2024
- Salary: $50,000
- No evening hours (after 5pm), weekend hours, or on-call hours
- Opportunity to work remotely via telehealth or hybrid in-person schedule
- BCBS Health insurance with company funded HSA
- Dental Insurance
- Simple IRA retirement plan with employer contribution
- 4 weeks of paid time off
- A doctoral degree in psychology from an APA Accredited program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology.
- Completion of Internship or Advanced Practicum of 1600 hours towards MA licensure
- Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of Interest
- Three letters of reference
Applications are requested before December 30, 2022. However, applications may be considered after that date. Interviews will be held remotely in January 2023. Offers will typically be made on or before February 27, 2023.
Please forward the following application materials to Laura Maynard, PsyD -Training Director of Postdoctoral Fellowship at firstname.lastname@example.org.