Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Clinical Training

Fellows are trained in evaluation, assessment, and treatment. Fellows spend approximately 20 hours a week in direct patient care. The remaining fellowship hours are spent in supervision, didactics, and indirect patient care activities.


Stanford University is a rich learning environment and, as such, fellows participate in many didactic opportunities throughout the year. Below is a list of general didactics offered through the fellowship, followed by program specific didactics:

  • Professional Issues Workshop
  • Ethics and Legal Issues
  • Grand Rounds in Psychiatry
  • Seminar in Biostatistics

Adult Specific Didactics and Training Opportunities

  • Professional Development Seminar
  • Clinical CBT Psychotherapy Seminar
  • Subspecialty Clinic Meetings (e.g., DBT Consultation Group, Eating Disorders Consultation meeting)
  • Group Supervision

Child Specific Didactics and Training Opportunities

  • Psychology Seminar
  • Specialty Clinic Meetings
  • Group Supervision
  • Autism Spectrum Update
  • Diversity Forum


Fellows receive a minimum of four hours of supervision each week, including a minimum of two hours of individual supervision. Supervision is primarily conducted by attending psychologists in the clinic or unit in which the fellow is seeing patients.

Fellowship Duration

The Clinical Psychology Fellowship is a one year position. It starts on September 1st of each year and ends on August 31st of the following year.

Fellowships in Child Psychology that have a research component are two year positions and also start on September 1st.


Administrative Policies and Procedures

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Fellowship Start Date:  The postdoctoral fellowship year is 9/3/2020 - 8/31/2021.

Stipend:  $62,700 + generous benefits

Application Requirements

All applicants must have completed:

  1. APA- or CPA-accredited graduate programs in clinical or counseling psychology
  2. APA- or CPA-accredited internship; and
  3. all requirements for their PhD or PsyD prior to the beginning of their appointment

Accreditation and Approval

  • The fellowship program is approved by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).
  • The fellowship is accredited by the APA Commission on Accreditation, 750 First St. NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242, (202) 336-5979. Email: