Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship – Fall 2023
Center for Evidence Based Treatment Ohio (CEBTOhio) is welcoming applications for a post-doctoral psychology fellow to begin with us in Fall 2023! We are looking for candidates who are passionate about delivering evidence-based treatments while working in an environment that emphasizes training and collegial support.
Who we are
CEBTOhio is a treatment clinic that provides evidence-based therapy, supervision and training for a range of psychological concerns. Our practice is physically located in Cleveland, OH, and we serve clients both in-person and remotely throughout the state of Ohio, and other states where our staff are licensed. Ohio residence is preferred for fellows but we will consider out-of-state residence on a case-by-case basis.
The specific team of clinicians at CEBTOhio available to provide formal supervision and consultation to postdoctoral fellows are:
- Lucene Wisniewski, Ph.D.; Chief Clinical Officer
- Amy Kalasunas, LPCC-S, NCC, DBT-LBC; Director of DBT Training and Services
- Dean Malec, Ph.D.; Director of Training
Please visit our website staff page for a full listing of our staff, many of whom are available for supplemental supervision/consultation based on fellows’ interests.
Our scope of practice
We treat the following conditions with the evidence-based treatments listed below:
- Eating disorders
- CBT-E, DBT, FBT
- We specialize in the treatment of complex/co-morbid eating disorders with DBT and our practice is led by a clinician/researcher (Dr. Wisniewski) who has spearheaded this treatment approach.
- Borderline personality disorder / difficulties with emotion regulation
- DBT and DBT-A. We offer comprehensive DBT programming (individual therapy, skills group and phone coaching) for adults and adolescents/families, along with a DBT consultation team.
- Anxiety and mood disorders
- CBT, Unified Protocol (and UP-A), MBCT
- Trauma/stressor-related disorders
- DBT-PE, EMDR, Schema therapy
In order to attain competence with a variety of evidence-based treatments and professional psychology tasks, we strongly recommend applicants complete a 2-year fellowship with us; however, we will consider accepting individuals for a 1-year fellowship. Below is a typical fellowship week, encompassing of intervention, supervision/training and professional development:
- 21-24 hours of direct service
- Psychosocial intakes
- Individual therapy (will consist of a range of conditions/modalities informed by fellow’s clinical interests and training goals)
- Group therapy (co-leading DBT skills training groups for adults and/or adolescents/families)
- Supervision of psychology practicum trainees (when available)
- 2 hours of individual supervision from licensed psychologist
- 1.75-hour DBT consultation team
- 2+ hours/week of additional group case consultation
- 0-1 hours/week of seminars/didactic training.
- CEBTOhio is part of a Midwest training consortium with other evidence-based treatment centers (Chicago Center for Evidence Based Treatment and Chicago Psychotherapy), which allows trainees broader access to expertise in a range of psychological disorders and treatment modalities. The consortium runs two monthly seminars: a didactic series covering a range of research and clinical topics, and a professional development/ethics series. Topics for the trainee series include professional problem-solving, career paths, competence, advocacy, supervision, diversity and work-life balance.
- 9-13 hours of administrative time/professional development (e.g., documentation, care coordination, research projects, professional reading, preparation for licensure exam)
- Competitive salary
- Stipend for professional development activities
- Health + dental insurance
- 401(k) beginning in 2nd year of fellowship (if chosen)
- Paid vacation (16 days/year + major holidays)
- Access to all trainings offered by staff
- Meets all requirements for postdoctoral training/licensure in Ohio
- Spacious offices in a beautiful setting
- Northeast Ohio offers multiple cultural resources (dining, museums, world-class orchestra) with affordable cost of living
- Completion of dissertation and APA/CPA-accredited internship by start date (required)
- Prior experience providing CBT/DBT to adults, adolescents and/or families (preferred)
- Prior experience working with clients with eating disorders (preferred)
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, CV and 2-3 letters of recommendation to:
Dean Malec, Ph.D.
Phone: 216.544.1321 x2005
Application Deadline: December 16, 2022
Fellowship start date: Fall 2023 (exact date negotiable)