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  • Full Time
  • Boston


Transforming Lives Together

Schedule: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm

Salary: $105,390 / year (licensed), $115,929 / year (3 years post license)

Sign-on bonus: $4000

Vinfen, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health and the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (MMHC), a state operated mental health clinic, is seeking a full-time licensed psychologist to join the outpatient DBT Team as part of its vibrant community psychiatry clinic. Responsibilities include performing behavioral treatment needs assessments, individual DBT psychotherapy, and DBT group treatment for individuals with serious and persistent mental illness, including personality disorders and other treatment refractory conditions. Candidates who possess substantial knowledge and experience conducting cognitive-behavioral therapy and dialectic behavioral therapy with this population, as well as those who have experience with forensic populations, will be strongly preferred. This psychology position would be part of a well-established multi-disciplinary team, administratively embedded in the MA Department of Mental Health.

The MMHC is affiliated with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Department of Psychiatry. This position will provide opportunities for teaching and supervision along with appointment as Instructor or Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School. Opportunities to provide supervision of psychology interns within our APA-approved pre-doctoral psychology internship are available.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a psychologist in Massachusetts.
  • Knowledge and experience working with adults with severe and persistent mental illness in community settings.
  • Knowledge and experience with adults who have personality disorders and behavioral needs.
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a multidisciplinary team.
  • All candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and be able to successfully pass a CORI, reference and multi-state background and professional licensure check.

Vinfen is a leading nonprofit human services organization that “transforms lives” by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental, and behavioral disabilities at more than 300 sites with 3,000 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Vinfen serves a diverse population in its programs. Applicants who have a multicultural background and/or are bilingual are encouraged to apply. We offer a generous benefits package including:

To learn more about Vinfen, and/or to apply to this or other Vinfen positions, please visit our website at Recruiters, please no calls.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: psychologist, PhD, behavioral health, community mental health, psychiatric rehabilitation, social services, social worker, counseling, social work, psychology, mental illness, mental health, disability, disabilities, behavioral, rehabilitative, psychiatric, human services , non profit, trauma, advocacy, recovery,

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