Clinical Psychology Registrar Program

Updated: Oct 21

The Mind Body Practice is offering LIMITED positions into our Clinical Psychology Registrar Program for 2021.  The comprehensive program has been developed to support graduates of post-graduate clinical programs to obtain endorsement as Clinical Psychologists. Developed with a particular focus on eating disorders, it is geared towards graduates wanting to pursue a career in this field. 





ABOUT US

Established to meet the needs of patients, referrers, therapists and the community, The Mind Body Practice aims to create a space that supports individuals to thrive. ​We are psychology practice with a focus on the treatment of eating disorders and child and adolescent presentations. We work hard to ensure that our team’s time at The Mind Body Practice is the most satisfying and fulfilling experience of our careers. You can check out our website to learn more about us.


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

To help meet the increasing demand for services, particularly in eating disorders, and to support new Clinical Psychology graduates in gaining clinical endorsement, we have developed a two-year program that satisfies all the requirements for clinical endorsement. 

AHPRA’s minimum requirements for endorsement following a Masters in Clinical Psychology are:

  • 80 hours combined of group and individual supervision

  • 80 hours of active CPD

  • 3000 practice hours over 88 weeks

Our comprehensive Clinical Psychology Registrar Program consists of the following components:

  • Full-time clinical practice hours across two years

  • Individual supervision with Board-Approved Supervisor

  • Group supervision with Board-Approved Supervisor

  • Professional development through internal and external training events

  • $1000 across 2 years to attend external CPD in approved areas of interest

As a sample of what is on offer, over the two-year program, you will develop of competencies in the following treatments:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for a wide range of presentations

  • Systemic Family Therapy for paediatric and relational difficulties

  • Family Based Therapy (FBT) for Eating Disorders

  • Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E)


ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Clinical Psychology Registrar, your main role will be the provision of psychological assessment and treatment services to individuals, families and groups. The program will provide training across a broad range of presentations including anxiety, mood, substance dependance, personality  and trauma-related disorders. In addition, the program will have a focus on building core competencies in the treatment of eating disorders across the age spectrum. 



WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM US:

  1. All requirements for clinical endorsement completed

  2. Opportunity for ongoing employment following end of the program

  3. Benefits including paid maternity leave.

  4. A wide variety of clients with opportunity to grow a niche area.

  5. Great location with newly built offices.

  6. A great work environment that is supportive and empowering

  7. A COVIDSafe workplace

  8. Attractive renumeration package

  9. Flexibility to work from home for part of the week


APPLICATION CRITERIA

  1. Full registration (or eligible within 1 month of program start in 2021) with AHPRA as a Registered Psychologist

  2. Eligibility to register as a Medicare provider

  3. Recognised Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology

  4. Great communication skills and ability to develop strong relationships quickly

  5. Ability to work independently

  6. Passionate about eating disorders


HOW TO APPLY

Email through your C.V. and cover letter addressing the application criteria at careers@mindbodypractice.com.au. Please note, places are limited.

The Mind Body Practice

Clinical Psychology

Psychologists taking a research-backed approach to mental health care that focuses on your mind and body. 

We focus on providing therapy for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, and child and adolescent issues. 

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