Dr. Taylor Chesney Wants To Hire You

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Feeling Good Institute NYC is looking for a postdoc in psychology or a social work intern for a paid clinical position.
The NYC branch of the Feeling Good Institute (FGI) is looking for a CBT-informed therapist-in-training to join our staff.
We ask a lot of our interns/postdocs, and the quality of their treatment and training is very important to us.

– Minimum two-year commitment
– This is a paid postdoc or internship position: $25 per clinical treatment hour.
Career Benefits:
This position will include the following training and treatment commitments:
a. Treating patients in a private practice-style outpatient clinic up to 20 hrs per week divided into 2 or 3 days (Tuesday/Friday and the possibility of a weekend day.)
b. One hour of individual supervision per 10 patient hours per week with Dr. Taylor Chesney, PsyD.
c. Weekly 1.5 hour on-site CBT training and consultation group with staff Mondays at 11 a.m.
d. Weekly 1-hr online supervision/consultation group with other FGI therapists on Wednesdays at 3 p.m.

What is the Feeling Good Institute? Our practice is dedicated to providing quality CBT for patients seeking tools for change, as well as training clinicians in CBT. We are both a treatment center and a community for therapists looking for advanced training in CBT. The Feeling Good Institute has offices in both NYC and Mountain View, CA. At the Institute, we practice a form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) developed by Dr. David Burns, at Stanford University, called TEAM-CBT.

Ideal candidate: Post-doctoral candidate in psychology, or social work intern earning hours toward a clinical license, with at least some background in CBT. Must be passionate about further developing clinical skills. Additionally, the ideal candidate will want to learn how to build their own client base and learn skills to build a thriving private practice.
Please contact Taylor Chesney if you are interested: doctortaylorchesney@gmail.com.

You’re Invited to Share Your Bad Habits

You are invited to attend the following workshop either in-person or through live broadcast from Mountain View, California:

“Step-by-Step CBT Methods for the Treatment of Habits and Addictions: A Daylong Workshop for Therapists”

Learn and practice practical CBT tools to help people who struggle with habits such as procrastination, overeating, internet overuse, alcohol or marijuana overuse, etc.
Live from Mountain View, CA 9am-4pm (12noon-7pm EST)
Sunday, May 21st

Who: Therapists of all levels of experience welcome.

Teachers: Angela Krumm Ph.D., Jill Levitt Ph.D., Dahlia Woods MD.

Price: $135, Offers 6 CEs*

Day Plan

Session 1. Tools for Overcoming Resistance and Boosting Motivation:

Dangling the Carrot, The Magic Button, The Paradoxical Cost-Benefit Analysis, Externalization of Resistance, The Gentle Ultimatum, and Sitting with Open Hands

Session 2. Cognitive Methods for Treating Unwanted Habits:

The Addiction/Habit Mood Log, Discovering Tempting Thoughts, Identifying Positive Cognitive Distortions, The Devil’s glass of red wineAdvocate Technique, and The Accountability Step

Session 3. Behavioral Methods for Treating Habits and Addictions

Stimulus Control, The Problem-Solution Log, and The Anti-Procrastination Worksheet

Learning objectives:

1) Complete a paradoxical cost-benefit analysis with a patient to decrease resistance to change.

2) Describe the concepts of dangling the carrot and sitting with open hands to boost motivation.

3) Identify several tempting thoughts.

4) Name at least two cognitive distortions related to habits.

5) Explain the concept and practice of stimulus control.

6) Set up a problem-solution log.

To Learn More & Register
Experience our uniquely effective and supportive training environment. Certified small group trainers will support participants both online streaming as well as on site. Come learn exciting new CBT skills to add to your toolbox!

*The Feeling Good Institute (FGI) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the California Psychological Association (CPA) to provide continuing professional education for Psychologists. Feeling Good Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for its licensees. FGI is also an approved provider for NAADAC and NBCC. For more information about our policies