The PRPA fellowship is a good fit for candidates who are seriously considering private practice and would like an opportunity to address, with guidance and support, the interlocking clinical, administrative, professional, and entrepreneurial issues that are an essential part of starting a business as a psychologist. The intention of this fellowship is not merely to accumulate sufficient hours for licensure, but to build a solid foundation for a career in private psychology practice.
The twelve-month fellowship is scheduled for September 8, 2015 through August 31, 2016 (please note the start date is negotiable, based on the candidate's internship ending date).
The following opportunities will be available to the PRPA fellow, with the expectation that the PRPA supervisors will work together with the fellow to identify those activities that best match the fellow's current level of skill and his/her professional interests:
It has been our experience that clinicians who have had their own therapy, or are currently in therapy, benefit the most from supervision.
The PRPA fellow will be expected to meet the following requirements over the course of the fellowship year:
The PRPA fellow will be strongly encouraged to prepare for and take the Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) during the fellowship year.
The PRPA fellowship is structured as a private practice opportunity. As such, the post-doctoral fellow will charge and retain fees from his/her own client base. The fellowship is an unsalaried position.
The PRPA fellow is responsible for paying a monthly fee to PRPA. This amount is $250 or 10% of the fellow’s previous month’s client fees, whichever amount is greater. This amount will be due on the 5th day of each month, starting with the second month of the fellowship. The fellow will be responsible for submitting a total of twelve months’ of fees, with the last monthly fee paid at the close of the fellowship. The maximum monthly amount paid to PRPA is set at $1000.
If you have carefully considered the information above and believe that the Pine River Psychotherapy Associates postdoctoral fellowship is a good fit for your professional goals, we encourage you apply by submitting the following information such that we receive it no later than Friday, Decemember 12, 2014:
Please send all of the above information in a single packet to the following:
Pine River Psychotherapy Associates
From each post-baccalaureate institution you have attended, please arrange to have an official transcript sent directly to us at the above address.
The transcript(s) should be received by PRPA no later than Friday, December 12, 2014.
We will confirm the receipt of all complete applications (packet and transcripts) via e-mail. Information aboit the timeline ofreview, interview, and selection will be shared via e-mail as well.
If you have any questions about the application process, you may contact Dr. Ndiya Nkongho at 404-325-8512 (ext. 729) or email@example.com.