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Psychology Doctoral Intern, Gender Transitions (MST) - Oakland

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Kaiser Permanente


30d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship


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  • Candidate must be currently enrolled in an APA accredited or CAPIC-member psychology doctoral program, have advanced to doctoral candidacy status, demonstrate professional maturity, ethical integrity, commitment to quality service, and ability to work in a multidisciplinary clinic. Preferred qualifications include experience in psychological assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and completion of practicum placements in an outpatient mental health setting.
  • The Psychology Doctoral Intern will provide assessment, psychotherapy, crisis intervention, and group facilitation for adults, adolescents, children, and families in a brief therapy model. They will co-facilitate psychoeducational groups, conduct evaluations and research projects, administer psychological tests, participate in training activities, and maintain patient records in compliance with ethical and legal standards. Additionally, they will rotate through different specialized teams to provide specific therapeutic services based on client needs and treatment goals.

Off-cycle Internship



  • Under the supervision of licensed clinical psychologists, psychologist doctoral interns who have prior experience working in the mental health setting will receive two (2) hours each week of individual supervision, group supervision, and didactic training based in any of the following departments: mental health, addiction medicine, primary care behavioral medicine or other sub-specialties. This position is designed to accrue up to 2,000 supervised professional hours over the course of the year. 


  • Education:
  • Bachelors degree or higher.
  • Currently enrolled in an APA accredited or CAPIC-member psychology doctoral program leading to a PhD/PsyD/EdD in Clinical, Counseling, Health, or School Psychology by start date.
  • Must participate in the national APPIC or CAPIC application process prior to applying to Kaiser Permanente.
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Successful completion of practicum placements.
  • Candidate has advanced to doctoral candidacy status for PhD, PsyD, or EdD in clinical, counseling, health, or school psychology in an APA-accredited or CAPIC-member program.
  • Demonstrated professional maturity and ethical integrity necessary for assuming professional responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated commitment to quality of service, teamwork, and participation in a highly interactive multidisciplinary clinic.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete multiple tasks/objectives in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in psychological assessment, diagnosis, and treatment using standard psychotherapeutic methods.
  • Experience in working with Addiction Medicine, Adult and/or Child and Adolescent populations.
  • Successful completion of practicum placements in an outpatient mental health setting preferred.

Education requirements

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Area of Responsibilities



  • Provide assessment and psychotherapy of adults, adolescents, children and/or families in a brief therapy model. Conduct intake evaluations. Provide crisis intervention as needed
  • Co-facilitate psychoeducational groups. Conduct program evaluation and/or research project. Participate in community partnership projects. Administer and interpret psychological tests, and write reports. Participate in regional, consortium, and departmental training activities. Participate in departmental administrative and educational meetings. Maintain confidential patient files/records and information in a timely manner. Comply with regional and local policies and procedures. Comply with APAs Code of Ethics and state laws pertaining to the delivery of mental health services. Other duties as assigned.
  • Team-specific duties performed by doctoral interns under the direct supervision of licensed psychologists, including but not limited to the following: Adult Team, Child/Family Team, Addiction Medicine, Behavioral Medicine and other possible rotations.
  • Adult Team: Provide assessment and individual and group therapy to adults in brief therapy model.
  • Child/Family Team: Perform psychological evaluations of children, adolescents and families. Provide psychotherapeutic services to child and family populations.
  • Addiction Medicine: Provide services to patients who are in the contemplation phase, the early stages of their recovery, and patients with long term sobriety. Provide separate and conjoined treatments for family members.
  • Behavioral Medicine: Provide services to patients whose presenting problem is related to the treatment of a physical problem or psychological issues arising from a medical condition. Provide services to patients who are experiencing emotional or stress-related problems concurrent to receiving treatment for a medical diagnosis or physical symptom.
  • Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to re-evaluate and change job descriptions, or change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.


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Full time

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