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Join our team!

We are delighted to invite applications for a

Full Time 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 primarily individual therapy for adults, but also for youth, couples, or families depending on interest and expertise. Individual therapy will include DBT (~50%) and potentially another evidence based treatment based on interest and expertise. DBT work may include 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, including running skills 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 (or more!) of the following areas: self-compassion, 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:

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

  2. Current CV


Completed applications can be emailed to Dr. Ritschel at along with any additional questions. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  

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