The Atrius Health Behavioral Health Fellowship is a one‐year, full‐time (40 hours/week) interdisciplinary program open to postdoctoral psychologists. The program provides in‐depth training in integrated behavioral health practices and time‐effective therapy within the context of a multispecialty outpatient medical practice.
Fellows practice and receive supervision at Atrius Health, the largest independent physician-led healthcare organization in the Northeast. Atrius Health provides proactive, customized health care to almost 745,000 adult and pediatric patients at 36 practices in eastern Massachusetts.
The fellowship includes three training components:
- General and subspecialty‐area psychotherapy skill development
- Subspecialty research and program development
- Teaching/consultation‐liaison experience
Fellows provide outpatient treatment to a broad outpatient population and also elect a subspecialty in one of the following areas:
- Eating Disorders
- Women’s Health
- Pediatric Behavioral Health
For our 2020-2021 training year, we are also pleased to offer a new fellowship track for psychologists seeking specialized training in health psychology.
- Integrated Behavioral Health (Adult or Pediatric)
Elisabeth Morray, PhD, Fellowship Director and Women’s Health subspecialty leader
James Donovan, PhD, Director Emeritus
Rachel Latta, PhD, Trauma
Cally Lilley, APRN, Addiction
Alison Rowe, LICSW, Eating Disorders
Rebecca Weksner, PsyD, Pediatric Behavioral Health
The Behavioral Health Fellowship follows postdoctoral application, interview, and notification guidelines in accordance with APPIC policies (please see https://www.appic.org/Postdocs/Selection-Resources/Timelines-for-Postdoctoral-Selection/Postdoctoral-Selection-Guidelines for more information).
All applications of qualified candidates will be reviewed by the Fellowship Committee. Finalists will be contacted in mid-January, 2020 to be offered interviews to be held in early February 2020; final selection decisions will be made by late February 2020. The fellowship lasts 12 months and begins August 3, 2020.
We are accepting applications online starting on November 1, 2019. We invite you to apply through our careers website by selecting the blue external applicants’ link and then choosing “Clinical Professional” from the Job Field drop-down menu.
When you apply online:
- You will be asked to provide
- Cover letter including:
- Subspecialty area of interest (one only)
- Your prior clinical and/or research experience (if any) in the selected subspecialty area
- Your future professional goals and an explanation of how participation in this fellowship would enhance those goals
- Your application will be immediately directed to our human resources department and then to the Fellowship Committee for consideration
- You will receive instant notification online confirming that your information/resume has been received
*** Applications must be received by January 5, 2020 ***
After you apply, you will be contacted if your qualifications and experience are seen as a possible match for a fellowship position. At that point, you will be asked to provide us with three letters of recommendation, preferably from current clinical supervisors.
Due to the high volume of applicants interested in employment opportunities, we are not always able to provide ongoing information on the status of a resume once it has been submitted.
Psychology applicants must have completed all professional doctoral degree requirements from an accredited (accredited by an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education or by the Canadian Psychological Association) institution of higher education and a minimum of a one-year pre‐doctoral internship meeting APPIC or APA standards.
Commitment to Diversity
Cultural and individual differences and diversity in the training of mental health professionals is important. The Behavioral Health Fellowship is committed to creating a diverse and multiculturally competent cohort of fellows and implements strategies to ensure that fellowship cohorts are diverse and trained in multicultural competency. The fellowship provides an open, supportive, and encouraging environment for all fellows. Fellows are provided with comprehensive and up-to-date didactic training experiences related to multicultural competencies throughout the fellowship year. These competencies are incorporated into practical experience, research, case conceptualization and presentation, and supervision. Fellows develop individualized training plans with their supervisors and, if desired, fellows will be connected with diverse mentorship opportunities.
Thursday, December 5, 2019
Building 3, 3rd floor
275 Grove Street
Newton, MA 02466
For questions, you are encouraged to contact:
Elisabeth B. Morray, PhD
Director, Postgraduate Fellowship in Behavioral Health