Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Overview:
Pleasantville Psychology Group (PPG) is a comprehensive mental health practice in Westchester County that provides psychotherapy and neuropsychological testing services to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Our highly qualified, compassionate clinical psychologists deliver customized services to promote healthy development and foster productive communication and wellbeing at home, school, work and in the community.

The practice is a dynamic group that primarily treats high functioning, insight oriented individuals from childhood onward with presenting issues focused around transitions, interpersonal issues, parenting, family concerns as well as depressive and anxiety based disorders. The practice offers individual, family, child and couples treatment as well as comprehensive psychological and psychoeducational evaluations. The practice has been designed to function as a “one stop” resource for Westchester families seeking therapy or testing services at any point in development – from childhood to adulthood with various integrative treatment modalities available for individuals, couples, and families.

Responsibilities and Duties:
The postdoctoral position is comprised of a combination of supervised clinical experience, didactic monthly trainings and professional development opportunities. Postdoctoral candidates’ will receive a minimum of two hours of individual supervision per week, one hour of group supervision, and supervision provided as needed for specialized topics, such as assessment or child and adolescent work. Individual and group supervision will be provided by Dr. Emily Bly and Dr. Cassandra Klebanoff. In addition, postdocs will meet for monthly didactic and case presentations. Clinical experience is primarily therapy based with the opportunity to provide psychological testing/evals as needed. 

Candidate Requirements:
PPG is seeking part or full time, postdoctoral fellows in clinical psychology with experience in providing individual psychotherapy to adults and/or children. Additional experience in couples and family therapy is a plus. Part time employees will be fee-for-service while full time employees will be salaried. PPG is focused on creating a warm and collaborative environment with various learning opportunities for our trainees. Qualified candidates will have completed an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology, as well as a one-year pre-doctoral internship placement and be license-eligible in NY.

Qualified candidates will have completed an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology, as well as a one-year pre-doctoral internship placement in clinical psychology and be license-eligible in NY. The ideal candidate possesses demonstrable experience working with adults, couples and families in individual and/or couples and family treatment. Interest and/or experience with children and adolescents required. The candidate should work well independently and be able to manage his/her time effectively. Some evening hours are required. Limited permit required of all postdocs.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation (Part-time is fee-for-service, full-time is salaried)
  • Contribution toward health insurance plan of your choosing for full-time postdoctoral employees
  • 401K Benefits including matching
  • Stipends for outside trainings
  • Contribution towards EPPP study materials
  • Specialized supervision for testing, child and adolescent therapy, and Gottman based couples therapy
  • Potential employment post-licensure

Application:
Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation or professional references to Dr. Cassandra Klebanoff, Training Director, at cklebanoff@pleasantvillepsychologygroup.com.