Staff Psychologist
Massachusetts General Hospital (GHC) - Boston, MA

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Responsibilities

Conduct individual and group therapy as well as clinical assessments on adolescents and young adults with addictive disorders such as heroin, alcohol, cocaine, and cannabis dependence; provide treatment of co-occurring psychiatric illness such as depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and psychosis; oversee admissions to the young adult Intensive Outpatient Program for treatment of addictive disorders; treat parents of youth with addiction to improve coping and the ability to manage their child’s addiction; implement evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapies to young children with depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder, and to children with autism spectrum disorders; serve as Principal Investigator of a research study examining neuropsychological predictors and consequences of substance use in young adults and adults; write grant proposals for obtaining extramural funding to study treatments for parents of youth with addictive disorders; train and supervise clinical staff and pre- and post-doctoral fellows in the Psychiatry Department.

Requirements

Must have PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology, including experience with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Massachusetts clinical psychology licensure or eligibility; and must have completed a one-year Pre-Doctoral Clinical Child Internship and a one-year Post-Doctoral Training in Addiction Medicine with young adults and adolescents, including neuropsychological evaluations of children, adolescents, and young adults, as well as experience with the Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (ACRA). Send resume to Martha Kane, PhD, Clinical Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Addiction Medicine and Cognitive Behavior Therapy Program, 151 Merrimac Street, Suite 650, Boston, MA 02114.

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