Director of Clinical Training (DCT)


Update as of June 1, 2021: Center for Anxiety has a Director of Clinical Training (DCT) position open. This is a senior clinical-administrative position.

The Director of Clinical Training (DCT) organizes and oversees all aspects of Center for Anxiety’s APPIC approved doctoral psychology internship (currently under consideration for APA accreditation), as well as our psychology postdoctoral fellowship and externship programs. In addition, the DCT will provide clinical care to patients (approximately 16-20 hours/week), directly supervise 2-4 trainees, and contribute to our on-site didactics teaching program.  

Specific responsibilities of the DCT include:  

  • Overseeing our psychology internship, postdoctoral fellowship, and externship training
  • Interfacing with APPIC, APA, and other governing bodies to ensure compliance with training program requirements and achieve/maintain accreditation
  • Participating in weekly leadership/administrative meetings to ensure that our  training programs receive all necessary resources and integrate within Center for Anxiety as a whole  
  • Organizing and managing the application, interview, and “match” processes 
  • Leading orientation for trainees, and establishing training goals for each trainee 
  • Monitoring trainees’ performance and compliance with Center for Anxiety policies and procedures  
  • Communicating with trainees’ doctoral programs to provide feedback and coordinate satisfaction of degree requirements
  • Addressing grievances and ensuring compliance with due process procedures when applicable, with a focus on engaging in remediation planning for trainees 
  • Conducting quarterly formal evaluations of supervisors, and review formal program feedback provided by current interns and graduates  

Qualifications of applicants must include all of the following:  

  1. A current license or license-eligible in psychology in New York State  
  2. At least two years of post-licensure experience in a related setting (recent licensees are welcome to apply for Clinical Psychologist positions within our program)  
  3. Strong leadership, management, and organizational skills.  
  4. Significant clinical training and experience in providing Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (CBT/DBT) to adults, adolescents, and/or children  
  5. A willingness and capacity to handle high risk cases on an outpatient and intensive outpatient basis  
  6. A dedication to provide the highest standard of evidence-based care 

Applicants should send a letter of interest, current Curriculum Vitae, and names of 2-3 references to the attention of Aliza Shapiro, VP of People & Culture, via email to  info@centerforanxiety.org. Applicants are asked to please specify in their cover letters which of our four sites, Manhattan, Brooklyn, Rockland County, Great Neck, are geographically feasible, and which is most preferred (note that we anticipate adopting a  hybrid remote/in-person model for 2021-2022, and staff will be on site just 2-3 days per week). References will only be contacted after interviews are conducted.

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