top of page

Join our team!

We are delighted to invite applications for a

Full Time Adolescent Psychologist

who specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy

The TAP Clinic is accepting applications for a full-time psychologist (PhD or PsyD) to join our team (start date negotiable). For additional information about our clinic, our location, or the position itself, please contact Dr. Lorie Ritschel ( Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Job responsibilities include:

  • Provide therapy primarily for adolescents and families, but also for adults or children depending on interest and expertise. Adolescent and family work will include DBT-A (~50%) and potentially another evidence based treatment based on interest and expertise. DBT-A work includes both individual and group DBT.

  • Participate on DBT consultation team.

  • Provide CBT or other evidence based therapies based on relevant training and experience.

  • Participate in our training program by providing supervision and didactic training.

  • Conduct some initial intakes for new DBT clients and/or for referrals that are in the applicant’s area of expertise outside of DBT.


Successful applicants will: (1) hold a PhD or PsyD from an APA-accredited institution, including having completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship; (2) have completed intensive/foundational training in DBT or the equivalent; (3) be DBT-LBC certified or planning to submit for DBT-LBC certification; (4) have experience providing DBT-A, including running multifamily groups; (5) be licensed or license-eligible in North Carolina; (6) have interest in providing supervision and training to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.


Our ideal applicant will also have training and experience in treating trauma. Preference will be given to a psychologist with experience treating racial trauma or who has experience with and interest in working with racially diverse populations. We would also be delighted to recruit a psychologist who brings an additional area of expertise to our team. We are particularly interested in someone trained in one of the following areas: eating disorders, OCD, autism, ADHD, and/or transgendered individuals. Applicants from members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.


Interested applicants should submit the following materials to Dr. Ritschel (

  1. Brief (1-2 pgs) cover letter addressing the following: adolescent assessment and treatment training, DBT-A experience specifically, and any other relevant areas of expertise

  2. Current CV detailing clinical experience 

bottom of page