AVIVA PSYCHOLOGY SERVICES

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Careers

At Aviva Psychology Services, we’re always looking for talented, driven, and curious people to join our team. We’re anything but average, and that goes for our hiring process as well.

Come join us and help build a vibrant organization where we’re all proud to belong.

Keep clicking to explore and meet our team of dynamic, passionate psychologists.

About us

Our mission at Aviva is to transform adversity into growth, and values into action to promote greater vitality, life satisfaction, and well-being for all.

We are dedicated to the provision of high-quality psychological services, a work environment that prioritizes inclusivity, flexibility, and growth, and a team that feels supported, valued, and connected.

Perks + benefits

Our goal is to create a vibrant work environment where staff want to grow and stay over time. We value our team’s well-being and we offer a comprehensive benefit package to support them.

Together, we're co-creating an inspiring and growthful work environment.
Our culture
We support and empower both our clients and staff to be the creators of more fulfilling, productive, and healthy lives.
work-life balance
We offer a flexible work schedule and self-determined vacation time to ensure everyone has meaningful work-life balance.
Stay inspired
No matter where you are in your career, there’s more to learn. We offer in-house trainings and a significant stipend toward your clinical development.
Client–centered practice
We have a comprehensive business infrastructure to take care of the back-end, which allows you to focus on client care. As a well-established practice within our communities, we have a steady stream of referrals to be able to match you with clients who fit your clinical interests and expertise.
We've got you covered
We value our team’s well-being. We have a generous payment structure and comprehensive benefit package to support you.
We value our people
Everyone matters here.  Every employee plays a critical role in our success and our staff are our greatest asset.  If you’re a fit with our respectful, get-things-done culture, you’ll become an integral part of a growing organization with huge growth potential.  

job-openings

Administrative Assistant

Boston & Northampton, MA

Aviva Psychology Services, a psychotherapy practice consisting of 15 dedicated psychologists providing individual and group therapy to diverse clients in the state of Massachusetts, is seeking a 20-hour part-time Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will support the front and back end of our business, including data entry, providing responsive client support, and administrative special projects. This role requires dedicated set hours during 9AM-5PM hours and is remote (occasional meetings with business director in-person in the Boston metro area preferred). As a small organization there is a unique opportunity to help organize and grow the position over time.

Our Offer

Everyone matters here. Each employee plays a critical role in our success, and our staff are our greatest asset. Our goal is to create a vibrant work environment where clinicians and staff want to grow and stay over time. We are a values-driven organization and our mission is to transform adversity into growth and to promote relational and emotional healing with those we serve.

Individuals with interest and experience in the mental health field are encouraged to apply. If fitting, this position has the possibility of growing into a comprehensive benefit package, including work from home options, group health and dental insurance, and retirement benefits with a company match.

About you
Responsibilities
  • Data entry for billing.
  • Check insurance benefits for new and established clients.
  • Support Administrative Coordinator with assigned tasks.
  • Collaborate with staff and patients flexibly and responsively as needed to resolve client concerns.
  • Other duties as determined and assigned.
Requirements
  • Align with Aviva’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Have excellent emotional maturity and interpersonal effectiveness skills, including the ability to be emotionally responsive, nonreactive, and validating of any concerns or feelings that clients bring forth while also being clear and consistent with Aviva policies and limits.
  • Be organized and have a knack for multi-tasking.
  • Be dedicated to making Aviva a safe and welcoming place for all humans.
  • Be energized by helping others on a team and contributing to the growth of Aviva.
  • Be proactive and able to work independently on tasks assigned while seeking support as needed.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Simple Practice/Electronic Medical Records a plus.
  • Have an intention to stay a while and grow with Aviva over time. We dedicate a lot of time and heart to our team and provide the flexibility, autonomy and space to allow each member of our team to get creative in their role. The ideal person is reciprocally invested in time, heart and energy in Aviva. We believe it’s a special place to work and hope you will too.
Preferred Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology

Boston & Northampton, MA

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.

Training Components

Supervision

  • 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

Didactics

  • 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.
Our Offer
About you
Responsibilities

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
Requirements

Pre-requisites

  • 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

Application Materials

  • 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 lmaynard@avivapsych.com.

Preferred Experience

Psychologist

Boston & Northampton, MA

We are looking for a compassionate, enthusiastic licensed or license-eligible psychologist to join our flexible and supportive group practice. We are a hybrid in-person and teletherapy practice and have locations in downtown Boston and Northampton. As a small group practice, candidates have a unique opportunity for leadership and growth.

Our Offer

Everyone matters here. Each employee plays a critical role in our success, and our staff are our greatest asset. Our goal is to create a vibrant work environment where psychologists want to grow and stay over time.

We offer insurance credentialing, integrated training, CEs, and clinical consultation. We also provide a comprehensive benefit package, including health and dental insurance, scheduling flexibility, guaranteed family leave, competitive compensation and bonus structure, and retirement benefits with a company match.

About you

Our ideal candidate is ethical, independent, passionate about clinical work, and dedicated to being part of our team over time. They will be able to effectively diagnose, treat, assess risk, and measure outcomes with adults of diverse identities and backgrounds who present with a wide range of presenting concerns. Clinicians will provide at least 20 sessions per week, join us in meaningful collaboration and consultation around clinical cases, and be eager to develop both personally and professionally. We welcome candidates who yearn to make an organizational impact and grow to take on additional roles and responsibilities over time.

Top candidates will value diversity, prioritize professionalism and documentation consistent with psychological best practices, and have strong self-awareness. They will feel inspired by our mission to promote healing relationships and values-directed living, and they will join us in creating a flexible, respectful, and fulfilling work climate. We are actively seeking applications from individuals with diverse identities and/or those with training/experience in CBT/behavioral modalities, LGBTQ+ issues, psychodynamic therapy, and racial/cultural issues.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain a caseload of 20 sessions weekly.
  • Provide effective evidence-based treatment tailored to the unique needs of each client or couple.
  • Maintain up-to-date assessments, notes, and treatment plans as directed by clinical standards.
  • Actively participate in a weekly case consultation/admin meeting with the Aviva team.
  • Maintain professional and ethical behavior as well as competency in risk management in accordance with APA best practices.
  • Participate in clinical training seminars as required.
  • Maintain active licensure in Massachusetts and all relevant CE requirements.
Requirements
  • Doctoral degree in psychology.
  • Licensed or license-eligible in MA.
  • Relevant clinical experience with adult population.
  • Proficiency in organizational, conceptualization, and writing skills.
Preferred Experience
If you’re interested in joining us, please apply here by submitting a cover letter and CV.