Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Resident

Silver Spring, MD 20910
Feb 16, 2023
Mar 23, 2023
Full Time

Position: Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Resident

Organization: The Kingsbury Wellness & Learning Group

Status: Salaried employee, in person

Location: 8720 Georgia Ave Suite 700, Silver Spring, Maryland


We are seeking a postdoctoral psychology resident to join our team, providing neuropsychological assessment and psychotherapy services to children and adults.

Who We Are The Kingsbury Wellness & Learning Group is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing exceptional therapeutic and educational services to children and adults. Our mission is to remove barriers and unlock potential for families with learning and behavior challenges; through community partnerships, we aim to increase equity and access to our services for families who may not otherwise have the means to attain them. 

We have a broad range of therapeutic and educational expertise that allows us to serve children and adults with complex needs. Our diagnostic and psychological services have been serving families throughout the Mid-Atlantic region for decades, and we continue to provide assessments and therapy of the highest quality. 

What We Offer Kingsbury is a collaborative and supportive group of psychologists who are dedicated to improving access to our services. When you join our team, you join a mission that is bigger than any one of us. We are growing our team to meet the needs of the community, and we hope that our residents will want to continue their work as full-time psychologists on our staff after their residency is complete. Here are some other benefits that come with the position:

  • Work with diverse client population (e.g., economic, identity, cultural, ethnic, racial, and gender diversity)
  • Collaborative supervision and mentoring for both testing and therapy
  • Opportunity to learn a wide variety of assessment measures
  • Exposure to complex cases
  • Collaboration with schools and other organizations
  • Opportunity to participate in nonprofit strategic planning
  • 3 weeks paid time off plus holidays
  • $1,500 budget for professional development and related expenses (e.g., travel)
  • Medical insurance benefits
  • Dental, vision, disability, and other employment benefits

General requirements

  • September 2023 start date
  • Graduation from an accredited clinical or school psychology doctoral program
  • Collaborative attitude
  • Cultural competency
  • Prompt communication and email with colleagues
  • Familiarity with electronic medical records
  • Four in-office work days and one work-from-home day each week
  • Availability for at least two evenings (up to 7pm) 

Neuropsychological Assessment We conduct comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations that provide in-depth information about an individual’s functioning across a broad range of areas. Our evaluations include cognitive, academic, neuropsychological, and social-emotional testing. Clinicians who have testing experience are preferred, though training in specific measures and initial supervision will be provided. Specific skills and qualifications desired include:

  • Experience testing children ages 3 and up
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Familiarity with a range of clinical presentations, including learning disorders, Autism, ADHD, behavioral and emotional challenges

Psychotherapy We provide individual, family, and group psychotherapy services to children and adults with a broad range of mental health concerns. Clinicians from diverse clinical backgrounds are welcome; each is expected to demonstrate ownership of his/her/their therapeutic orientation while also maintaining competence in a variety of psychological interventions. All clinicians are expected to have basic foundations in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and family interventions.

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