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Transdiagnostic & Exposure 



We are excited to offer one, one-year fellowship in Transdiagnostic and Exposure Treatments for the 2024 fellowship cycle! The fellowship listed in the Universal Psychology Postdoctoral Directory (UPPD).

To read our full brochure, please email Dr. Byars at

Who we are: The TAP Clinic is an outpatient private practice located in Durham, NC. We place a strong emphasis on evidence based practices; all of our clinicians have advanced training in ERP, UP, CBT, DBT, ACT, prolonged exposure (PE), cognitive processing therapy (CPT), and/or behavioral parent training (BPT). We see clients in a variety of therapy modalities, including individual, couples, families, and groups. In addition, we are committed to providing outstanding training to graduate practicum students, post-doctoral fellows, and other learners in the mental health field.

 Why train with us:  At TAP, we value excellence in the provision of all services including clinical care, training, and consultation. Drs. Robbins and Sheppard, the primary supervisors, have a particular passion for training and supervision. In addition, Dr. Robbins is a co-author of the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders (UP) and an expert-level trainer in this treatment. Supervision is provided utilizing audio or video recordings of therapy sessions with a focus on treatment adherence. We offer a competitive salary, access to health insurance with dental and vision coverage, and a 401K for all fellows. We are also lucky enough to be located in the affordable and vibrant city of Durham, NC (A Top 10 Place to Live in the US!).

Our ideal post-doctoral fellow will have:  (1) completed their doctoral training at an APA accredited clinical psychology program; (2) previous training and experience in providing evidence-based treatments; and (3) dedication to evidence-based practice.


The post-doctoral fellow will: complete intakes to provide an initial assessment and case conceptualization of clients referred to the clinic; conduct individual psychotherapy sessions; participate on our clinical consultation team; and have the opportunity to develop an independent project (e.g., community trainings, research, supervision) that aligns with the fellow’s career goals.

Interested applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. Brief (1-2 pgs) cover letter detailing your career goals, areas of expertise, and experience and training in exposure-based treatments. Please specify whether you have experience working with adolescents and whether you would like to pursue working with adolescents on fellowship.

  2. A current CV detailing clinical and research experience.

  3. 2-3 letters of recommendation (at least two must be from clinical supervisors).

  4. The names of two recent (past 3 years) clinical supervisors and their contact information (may be the same or additional from the letters of recommendation). Please be aware that your references may be contacted as part of the application process. Do not provide references that are unaware or unwilling to be a reference for you.

Completed applications can be emailed to Dr. Byars at along with any additional questions. Applications will not be considered until they are complete.

Timeline: Applications will be accepted through December 15, 2023. Interviews will occur in January. First offers will be made in late January/early February.

Start Date: September 3, 2024.

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