TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES AT PORTLAND MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS
Portland Mental Health and Wellness is a private, group practice that offers externs and postdocs with an interest in working with clients of diverse and intersecting identities an exciting opportunity to deepen their therapy skills. Our clinicians practice from relational and process-oriented models and focus on the whole person in the context in which they live. Staff psychologists practice from gestalt, psychodynamic, and other person-focused and process-oriented frameworks. Supervision utilizes a therapeutic model in an effort to both support and challenge our trainees to attend to both their patients and their own process.
Portland Mental Health & Wellness has three locations in Portland to which clinicians may be assigned:
- 3050 SE Division St., Ste 215, Portland, OR 97202
- 1785 NE Sandy Blvd, Ste 270, Portland, OR 97232
- 812 SW Washington St., Ste 700, Portland, OR 97205
Portland Mental Health & Wellness is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic clinical staff. We are committed to sustaining a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented or marginalized groups. We are an equal opportunity training site: all qualified applicants will receive consideration for externship and postdoctoral placements without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, as well as those not protected by law.
PSYCHOTHERAPY MASTERS STUDENTS:
We do not offer training opportunities for current masters program students at this time. If you are looking for LPCA/CSWA Intern opportunities, please see the application process at the bottom of this page.
PSYCHOTHERAPY DOCTORAL STUDENTS:
Portland Mental Health and Wellness has filled our extern positions for the 2021-2022 training year. We do not have plans for future externship cohorts at this time.
Psychologist Residency (Postdoc)
Portland Mental Health and Wellness offers four full-time psychologist 13-month resident (postdoc) placements each year. Supervision and training is a combination of didactic seminars, peer support, assessment supervision, group supervision, and individual supervision. Postdocs will gain experience in the planned assessment rotation and will co-lead a group.
The application deadline is now closed and we are currently reviewing applications for the 2022-2023 Training Year. Please check back in September 2022 for applications for the 2023-2024 Training Year.
Del Knight, Psy.D.
LPC REGISTERED INTERNS & CSWAS
Pre-licensed LPC Registered Interns and CSWAs follow a different hiring and on-boarding process than doctoral trainees. Interested applicants can learn more about current opportunities here. All applicants being considered will be contacted by our Human Resources Manager.
Those seeking PMHNP Preceptorships follow a different hiring and on-boarding process than other trainees, interested applicants should reach out to our Medical Director, Jake Balinky, PMHNP.