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Boston Child Study Center

Prudential Tower, 800 Boylston St., Suite 1600

Boston, MA 02199



Chief Psychologist: Dr. Ryan Madigan, Dr. Nathan Lambright

Director of Training: Dr. Shilpee Sindwani


Contact: Dr. Shilpee Sindwani

Telephone: 617-858-1274

Fax: 617-855-2832




Application Deadline: March 1, 2016         

Application Review: open review process

Number of Positions: 1

Interviews Begin: January 2016

Stipend: 45,000

Number of Hours/Week: 40

Fellowship Begins: September 2016

Fellowship Term: 12 months

Applicants each Year: N/A

Benefits: Vacation, sick leave, travel/expenses for one conference

Number of Licensed Psychologists: 9

Does the Program hire former/current Fellows: Yes

Duties of the Fellow: Working as part of a coordinated multidisciplinary treatment-team, including psychologists, therapists, and neuropsychologists, the post-doctoral fellow’s responsibilities will include providing individual, family, and group therapy to youth between the ages of 3 and 25 and their families.  Depending on the fellow’s interests, opportunities are available for specialized training in CBT for anxiety and mood disorders, PCIT, and intensive training in comprehensive DBT. Supplementary experiences include training in executive-function skills coaching, community-based exposure coaching, CBIT for tics, and participation in consultation. The fellow will have the opportunity to conduct comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations and functional cognitive behavioral analyses. The fellow may also participate in a research trial of TCIT in a school for individuals on the autism spectrum.

Supervision and Seminars:The post-doctoral fellow will receive a minimum of 2 hours of individual supervision per week, one hour of group supervision, and participate in a weekly DBT consultation team. The fellow will also participate in workshops and seminars that will be held throughout the academic year.

Goals of the Fellowship: The fellowship provides advanced specialty training within the domains of cognitive-behavioral treatment, DBT, and PCIT/TCIT. Fellows receive supervision and mentoring toward psychology licensure in Massachusetts.

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