Assistant Professor in Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Yale University Department of Psychiatry
United States


The Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine seeks a licensed clinical psychologist to provide expert clinical services within the Adult Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Intensive Outpatient Program and Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program of the Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.

The position carries a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor within the Department of Psychiatry, and includes participation in the Department’s APA-accredited Doctoral Psychology Internship Program.

This position includes the provision direct clinical care to patients, and support and supervision to doctoral psychology interns and practicum students.

The successful candidate will possess exceptional knowledge and skills in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and will have expertise in treating individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, group therapy, the provision of clinical supervision to doctoral level interns, and a strong interest in teaching and clinical research.

Strong candidates will also possess expertise in the provision of other evidence-based treatments (such as CBT, ACT, PE) for depression, anxiety, and PTSD, as well as experience with adolescents. Strong candidates should also have interest and experience in measurement based care, and experience providing clinical supervision to psychology interns and/or practicum students. 

Yale-New Haven Hospital is the major teaching and clinical research facility of the Yale University School of Medicine and consistently ranks among the best hospitals in the United States. Yale-New Haven Hospital encompasses the Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital, a 118 bed, acute care, psychiatric facility that consists of five main inpatient programs and several specialized step-down intensive outpatient/day hospital programs for adolescents and adults across two hospital campus locations.


Candidates must be licensed (or licensed eligible) within the State of Connecticut and have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to function well as part of a collaborative multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and nurses.

Application Instructions

Please apply through Interfolio using this link:    You will be asked to upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation.  If you have any questions about this position please contact Dr. Dwain Fehon, Chief Psychologist, Yale New Haven Hospital  at 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.


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