Pre-doctoral Clinical Practicum/Externship
Potomac Behavioral Solutions offers clinical externship opportunities for students that are in a doctoral program. Minimum amount of time required to be considered is 9-12 months, often starting at either the beginning of summer or fall of the academic year. Applicants should have beginner level knowledge and/or training and a desire to further learn about DBT, Eating Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, or disorders where emotion dysregulation is the primary symptom.
Students should be from an APA accredited program in psychology. Please note we only accept pre-doctoral (PhD or PsyD) students.
For more information about the externship opportunity at Potomac Behavioral Solutions, please see our brochure.
Clinical Doctoral Internship
Potomac Behavioral Solutions is a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) since January 2019. We are currently in the process of becoming APPIC accredited and are accepting internship applications, following the APPIC match system guidelines.
For more information about our internship requirements and details, please see our brochure.
This position is ideally suited for candidates with a Ph.D or PsyD. in clinical psychology who graduated from an APA accredited program. An ideal applicant will have excellent clinical skills and research interests.
Postdoctoral clinicians will have an opportunity to conduct individual, group, and family therapy. Applicants should have ample experience treating anxiety/OCD, mood, and personality disorders (specifically Borderline Personality Disorder). There is a strong preference for individuals who have prior training/clinical experience in using evidence-based practices, especially in the areas of DBT, CBT-E, and exposure-based protocols.
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. The position start date is flexible.
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation to Dr. Rebecca Hardin at firstname.lastname@example.org