The Child Mind Institute (CMI) is recruiting a clinical psychologist for the Mood Disorders Center (MDC). The center offers cutting edge, evidence-based and tailored treatment services for children, adolescents, and young adults suffering from mood disorders and related concerns, including depressive disorders, bipolar disorder, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder, suicidality and self-harm, and emotional dysregulation. Clinicians within the center are experienced in treating the full range of mood disorders and other comorbid disorders. Successful candidates will collaboratively participate in our multidisciplinary group practice and contribute to a dynamic, growing team.
Reporting to the Senior Director, Mood Disorders Center, this is an exempt, full-time position located in our San Mateo location.
The Child Mind Institute is proud to be named a Great Place to Work-Certified company! Our competitive compensation and benefits include medical insurance, 401(k) with match, flexible work schedules, paid parental leave, dependent care and discounted tickets and entertainment perks program.
Provide comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and evidence-based treatment, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and mindfulness-based interventions, to children, adolescents, and young adults with mood disorders, including patients with comorbid anxiety and externalizing disorders.
Conduct family-based interventions with parents and other family members and maintain collateral contacts with educators and other providers
Collaborate with our board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrists on cases requiring pharmacotherapy.
Provide clinical supervision to trainees.
Conduct workshops, presentations and webinars on children’s mental health topics for community outreach.
Other related duties as assigned
Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited or CPA-accredited program in clinical psychology
Completion of APA-approved clinical pre-doctoral internship
Completion of post-doctoral fellowship
Must have a current, valid, unrestricted license to practice psychology in the state of California or be in the process of obtaining that license
3 years licensed experience preferred
Demonstrated expertise in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Experience in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) preferred
Prior experience supervising and training psychology trainees
Demonstrated experience with professional writing and public speaking
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide range of individuals/groups
Flexible thinking with the ability to work with challenging cases in a fast-paced environment
Must have the desire to serve and work to fulfill the mission of Child Mind Institute
Please upload your cover letter and CV during the application process.
The Child Mind Institute is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment based on race, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sex stereotype, gender identity/gender expression/transgender (including whether or not you are transitioning or have transitioned) and sexual orientation; national origin (including language use restrictions and possession of a driver's license issued to persons unable to prove their presence in the united states is authorized under federal law [Vehicle Code section 12801.9]); ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information/characteristics, marital status/registered domestic partner status, age (40 and over), sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law or ordinance or regulation.
Internal Number: 1604
About Child Mind Institute
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.