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Choose WellSpan Philhaven team for your doctoral residency and you’ll gain a beneficial range of experiences across our extensive continuum of care.

Psychology Resident Positions Offered, WellSpan Philhaven

WellSpan Philhaven, a psychiatric hospital-based organization in South Central Pennsylvania affiliated with WellSpan Health, is offering five full-time, one-year post-doctoral positions for the 2017-18 year. While job duties will vary to some extent by position, 65-70% of the position will be associated with clinical service delivery in settings such as outpatient, inpatient, etc. In addition, 20-25% of the position will be allotted for additional professional roles including consultation and administrative projects. The remaining 10% of the position will be spent in supervision and other training activities.

Opportunities are available depending on applicant interest and expertise. Applicants are asked to specify interest in adult and/or child/adolescent populations. Additional areas of focus could include: serious and persistent mental illness, trauma treatment, substance use disorders, specialty medical services, services for autism spectrum clients, etc. Psychology Resident candidates should be on schedule to complete their doctoral degree by start date. Preferred start date is August 28, 2016, but alternative dates may be considered.


Why Work at WellSpan Philhaven?

WellSpan Philhaven is the fourteenth largest behavioral healthcare provider in the U.S., offering a full continuum of care that includes hospitalization, residential and day programs, outpatient counseling and support delivered in the home, school and community. The service area includes Lebanon, Lancaster, York and Dauphin counties. Our affiliation with WellSpan Health begins a new chapter in our legacy of finding a better way. Together, our integrated services will allow WellSpan Philhaven to work with an additional five hospitals and hundreds of family practice offices and specialty providers.

Nestled in the picturesque Lebanon Valley, the main WellSpan Philhaven campus includes 200 acres of open and woodland property adjacent to WellSpan Philhaven’s operating farm. WellSpan Philhaven’s location affords exceptional historical, cultural, recreational, retail and professional opportunities. Harrisburg, Lancaster and Hershey are close by; and Gettysburg, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and New York City are within a few hours’ drive. The neighboring village of Mt. Gretna is a popular summer resort, featuring theater, concerts, a juried art show and more. The adjacent Pennsylvania Dutch Country of Lancaster County is filled with exceptional dining, shopping and picturesque farmland.


To Apply

Please submit cover letter, CV and three letters of recommendation to Darcy A. Miller, PsyD, Psychology Resident Training Director, WellSpan Philhaven Behavioral Health Psychology Resident Training Program.

Please note whether you are interested in clinical work with adult and/or child/adolescent populations.