Consortium Postdoctoral Fellowship Program


The Leonard Krasner Psychological Center (KPC) and the Mind Body Clinical Research Center (MBCRC) in the Departments of Psychology and Psychiatry (respectively) at Stony Brook University seek 4 full-time Post-doctoral Fellows (3 adult-focused positions and 1 child/adolescent position) to provide outpatient and inpatient clinical services. Outpatient psychotherapy services include: assessment, consultation, and provision of time-limited evidence-based interventions (e.g., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Inpatient clinical services will include working as part of an interdisciplinary team in either the psychiatric emergency department, consultation and liaison service, adult inpatient unit, or the child inpatient unit. Additional activities will include: providing support for ongoing research studies, assisting with training activities, and providing supervision to pre-doctoral psychology interns and externs.

Postdocs may receive advanced training in emergency psychiatry, consultation liaison psychiatry, inpatient psychiatry and/or Dialectical Behavior Therapy through our comprehensive program.

Child fellowship will involve training in DBT and on our inpatient psychiatric unit for children aged 8-14. Depending on trainee interests and service needs, adult fellows may choose to focus on outpatient care or split their time between outpatient and inpatient hospital services.  

Adult and child clinical fellowship activities will include:

  • 75%-Providing evidenced-based psychotherapy services (CBT/DBT/ACT)
  • 15%-Supervision, Training and Supervising trainees
  • 5%-Research activities
  • 5%-Other duties as assigned

Research focused fellowship positions (50-75% research focused activities) may also be available depending on availability of grant support and match to PI research focus. 

Required Qualifications

Doctoral Degree in clinical psychology; Demonstrated experience in providing cognitive behavioral and/or third-wave treatments (e.g., mindfulness, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy); Publication(s).

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with providing hospital-based psychological services; Broad-based clinical research experience with adults and/or children/adolescents; Experience with supervising support staff and/or trainees; Experience leading/co-leading DBT skills groups; Experience with grant and manuscript writing; Experience with trauma-related research and treatment. Minimum 1 first authored publications (3+ for research focused fellows).

Start Date: August 1st

Applications are considered on a rolling basis, following the standard APPIC notification deadlines.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter, CV, and 2 letters of recommendation to Drs. Dina Vivian ( and Adam Gonzalez (