Postdoctoral Fellowships

Washburn Center for Children annually accepts three postdoctoral fellows in the Outpatient Therapy Program. This full-time commitment places emphasis on clinical experience (including completing diagnostic assessments, engaging in individual and family therapy and completing psychological evaluations), as well as involvement in the internship training program (supervising of psychology students, facilitating clinical/didactic seminars and helping interview doctoral applicants).

Postdoctoral fellows work at one of Washburn Center’s outpatient sites in Minneapolis, Edina or Brooklyn Park. Fellows will gain clinical experience in serving children, adolescents, families as well as possibly a small number of adult clients. Clients present with a range of mental health challenges, including trauma experience, grief, depression, anxiety, behavior disorders and/or family conflict.

Each year, one postdoctoral fellow will be selected as the Patricia L. Klibanoff Fellow. Learn more about this fellowship, established in 2010. 

To apply

The Postdoctoral Fellowship runs from approximately September 1 to August 31. Postdoctoral fellows are offered a competitive salary, full medical and dental coverage and paid vacation, holiday and personal/sick days.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume, along with three letters of reference and a de-identified clinical writing sample (preferably a psychological evaluation report for a child/adolescent client) to Dr. Shah via email at tshah@washburn.org. Applicants may also be asked to provide a copy of their APPI. Applications for the 2019-2020 training year are accepted any time after December 1st. Interviews will be held shortly after. Applicants will be notified of their status by February 25th, 2019 (following APPIC postdoctoral selection guidelines).

Please note that applicants must have obtained their doctoral degree by the onset of the training year (approximately September 1).