The Whole Child is actively recruiting for a Post Doctorate Registered Psychologist (PIER).

REPORTS TO:  Program Manager


The Post Doctorate Registered Psychologist provides mental health care in the form of psychotherapy (assessment, diagnosis and treatment through individuals, couples and group therapy), crisis intervention, training/outreach, and consultation to service recipients of the PIER Early Psychosis Program.  These duties are performed within the framework of authorized policies and protocols providing mental health care, counseling and psychological services.

Registered psychologist shall at all times, be under the primary supervision of a qualified licensed psychologist who is employed by the same non-profit community agency.


  • Conducts diagnostic evaluations
  • Evaluates client response to treatment, modifies treatment strategies and includes the client part of the decision-making process.
  • Utilizes a variety of treatment modalities such as psychotherapy, behavior modification, and various evidence-based or promising practices such as cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Perform training/outreach/workshops in different topics of interest


  • A doctorate degree which qualifies for licensure as a psychologist and have accrued at least 1500 hours of qualifying supervised professional experience.
  • The degree must be from an accredited university in Psychology, Educational Psychology, education with the field of specialization in Counseling Psychology, or in a discipline deemed equivalent by the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Board of Psychology.
  • A waiver issued by the California Department of Mental Health is accordance with Welfare & Institution codes Section 5751.1-2. Waivers for newly-trained psychologists shall not exceed five years from the commencement of employment in California, or as currently defined by the State Welfare & Institutions Code. Waivers for out-of-state psychologists shall not exceed one year from the date of employment in California, or as currently defined in the State Welfare & Institutions Code.
  • Applicants must include a legible photocopy of the required degree to the application

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time

Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.

Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, (i.e., calculator, copy machine and computer printer).

Constantly converses with staff and clients

Frequently operates a motor vehicle to travel to school or home site

Frequently needs to position self in order to effectively interact with children of lesser stature

Occasionally needs to transport materials (toys, books, etc.) weighing up to 50 pounds for therapeutic activities


A competitive salary and an above average benefits package:

  • Medical* plan choice of HMO plans or PPO plan
  • Dental* plan choice of HMO or PPO
  • Vision Plan
  • 401K – $ for $ match up to 4%
  • Supplemental Insurances
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D
  • Pet Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 12 Holidays
  • PTO of 15 days per year that increases per policy

*HMO plans are at no cost to the employee

The Whole Child is an equal employment opportunity employer and no candidate for employment will be rejected on account of race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, or sex.  Candidates with physical impairments will be considered so long as it can be reasonably demonstrated that the duties and responsibilities can be effectively performed without hazard to the individual, fellow employees, or clientele.