Clinical Psychologist, Anxiety Disorders Center (ADC)

Organizational Summary

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. Together with our supporters, we’re helping children reach their full potential in school and in life. We share all of our resources freely and do not accept any funding from the pharmaceutical industry.

Job Summary

The Anxiety Disorders Center is one of four programs that comprise the rapidly expanding Clinical Program of the Child Mind Institute. The Center offers cutting edge, unique treatment services for children and adolescents suffering from anxiety disorders. These include the Intensive Pediatric OCD program, which has successfully treated children and adolescents from across the country and internationally, evaluated more than 100 children and teens with OCD last year. The Selective Mutism program has treated hundreds of children from all over the world and offers both weekly and intensive forms of treatment. For children who have experienced traumas, the Stress and Resilience program provides treatment in both the office and in schools throughout the metropolitan area. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in all these programs and in our multidisciplinary group practice.

The Clinical Psychologist is responsible for providing diagnostic evaluations and treatment to children and adolescents with anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), separation anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic and social anxiety. Candidates should also expect to provide treatment to children and adolescents with comorbid externalizing disorders. The clinical psychologist is expected to provide empirically-supported treatments such as cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), trauma focused CBT (tfCBT), etc.

Reporting to the Director, Anxiety Disorders Center, this is an exempt, full-time position located in our NYC headquarters. We offer competitive salary and benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Exceptional clinical skills in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with anxiety and mood disorders
  • Demonstrated expertise in at least one evidence-based intervention for anxiety disorders such as CBT, tfCBT, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in working clinically with complex comorbid presentations including mood disorders and externalizing disorders
  • Prior experience supervising and training psychology trainees at various levels
  • Demonstrated experience with professional writing as well as with public speaking
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups
  • Motivated self-starter with great attitude, flexibility, and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Able to work under pressure to prioritize and manage workload, manage simultaneous tasks and meet deadlines within a fast paced and changing environment
  • Strong teamwork ethic; positive, flexible attitude; ability to take complete ownership of responsibilities

Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited program in clinical psychology
  • Completion of APA-approved clinical pre-doctoral internship
  • Completion of post-doctoral fellowship
  • New York State psychology license
  • Minimum 3 years licensed experience preferred
  • Flexibility to work hours to meet productivity goals and deadlines
  • Team player and ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships

Application Details and Instructions

Click here to apply. Please upload a cover letter and resume/CV as one document in the resume section on the application site.

Child Mind Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the Child Mind Institute, please visit www.childmind.org.

No phone calls or recruiters, please. This position will remain open until filled.