Half-time Postdoc Internship in Pasadena, CA

Half-time Postdoc Internship in Pasadena, CA

Half-Time Post-doctoral Psychological Assistantship in Pasadena, California

Psychological Assistantship available at The Arroyos® Psychological Associates, Inc., a California Psychological Corporation, for a post-doctoral candidate who meets the following requirements:

  • Ph.D. or      Psy.D. in clinical psychology from an APA Accredited clinical      psychology doctoral program
  • 1-2 years of      inpatient psychological treatment experience
  • Completed      internship in clinical psychology
  • Supervised      experience treating severely mentally ill patients (major depression,      bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia)
  • Supervised      experience running group therapy
  • Supervised      experience with assessment
  • Completed a      minimum of one assessment practicum


Additional training that is highly preferred but not required includes any of the following:

  • Supervised      experience treating families and couples
  • Supervised      experience treating chemically dependent patients


Psychological Assistants work within a multidisciplinary private practice setting of clinical psychologists and psychiatrists who treat patients who are on inpatient, outpatient, Intensive Outpatient Program, and transitional living levels of functioning.  The practice specializes in Dual Diagnosis patients who are suffering from one or more psychiatric diagnosis and one or more chemical dependency diagnosis.

Psychologists in the practice have various specialized training in psychoanalysis, psychodynamic psychotherapy, EMDR, DBT, Interpersonal Therapy, Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy, Family Focused Therapy, CBT, and a variety of other treatment modalities.  Some psychologists are specialists in the inpatient practice of psychology and are on the Medical Staff at various hospitals.  Psychologists hold specialized credentials such as:

  • Neuropsychology
  • Forensic      Psychology (ABPP Board Certification)
  • Master of      Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (M.S.C.P.)
  • Certification      in Psychoanalysis
  • Training and      Supervising Psychoanalyst Designation


Psychological Assistants will perform work that includes but is not limited to:

  • Group      therapy
  • Individual      therapy
  • Family and      couples therapy
  • Assessment
  • Community      outreach
  • Research and      development
  • Intakes and      discharge
  • Reports
  • Record      review, charting, and related activities
  • Consultation
  • Crisis      intervention and management
  • Program      development


Compensation is $20 per hour as an employee to the Corporation.

To apply, please submit Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to:

Keith Valone, Ph.D., Psy.D., M.S.C.P.

Licensed Psychologist #PSY7843