Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship
OCD and Related Disorders

General Information

Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences anticipates one opening in its APA-accredited Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Related Disorders for the 2020-21 academic year. This is a hybrid program between clinic and research. This fellowship is designed for those seeking career in academic medical centers or clinical practice settings and would like to gain experience in clinical research process.

The OCD and related disorders track specializes in individual cognitive behavioral treatments and group treatments for OCD and related disorders including hoarding disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, trichotillomania, and participation in ongoing NIMH, foundation, donor and industry sponsor funded research studies.

Stipend:  $62,700 + generous benefits  

Clinical Training & Supervision

During the fellowship 50% of the time (20 hours/week) the postdoctoral fellow see patients with OCD and related disorders, anxiety, and/or depressive disorders in the Stanford Psychosocial Clinic and participates in supervisions and didactics organized by Stanford’s Clinical Psychology Adult Program. This aspect of the rotation is flexible in terms of patient populations the fellow is most interested in, and supervision is tailored to each fellow’s unique needs and goals. The other 50% of the time (20 hours/week) is spent with the Rodriguez Translational Therapeutics Lab. In the Lab, our fellow sees clinical research participants 10 hours/week for Exposure and Response Prevention Treatment, and provides clinical assessments, included but not limited to YBOCS and SCID 5 – Research Version. The other 10 hours/week are spent on supervision, meetings and writing.


All applicants must have completed:

  1. APA- or CPA-accredited graduate programs in clinical or counseling psychology
  2. APA- or CPA-accredited internships
  3. all requirements for their PhD or PsyD prior to beginning their appointment. Appointments are for one year. Positions are contingent upon funding.

Application Information

For detailed information on our postdoctoral training program and application process, please go to

Applications due on January 9th, 2019.

Minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The fellowship is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002, (202) 336-5979,


Duration of Postdoctoral Fellowship

September 3rd, 2020 - August 31st, 2021