Doctoral Level Licensed Psychologist

Sarah Reed Children's Center, a progressive, innovative, diverse, and well-respected child and adolescent behavioral health organization on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie, in Erie, Pennsylvania, is seeking a full-time doctoral level licensed psychologist.

Sarah Reed Children’s Center is the oldest child serving agency in Northwest PA and is widely known as a leader in serving children and families throughout Pennsylvania.  We were an early adopter in Pennsylvania for implementing trauma-informed care under the Sanctuary Model® and became a Sanctuary® certified agency in 2010.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a doctoral level, licensed psychologist who would like to make a major contribution to our agency and who is interested in combining clinical work and clinical leadership within our agency.  The psychologist will have a full range of responsibilities in our child and adolescent partial hospitalization program; our outpatient program, as well as being an integral faculty member of our well-respected APA accredited doctoral Internship in Health Services Psychology.   The faculty position gives the psychologist the opportunity to be at the forefront of the growth and development of future generations of emerging psychologists.

As a clinical leader, the psychologist will be involved in the development, oversight, and quality improvement/quality assurance of mental health and behavioral health services provided by a team of mental health professionals in our large partial hospitalization program. This critical role, in conjunction with the Supervisor of Therapy and Case Management Services and the Program Director, will have the opportunity to help improve, redesign and expand the program’s clinical services.

The psychologist will also be involved in a wide variety of clinical activities including but not limited to the following:

Psychotherapy with children, adolescents, families and possibly adults
Psychological testing and best practice medical necessity evaluations
Psycho-educational Evaluations (if applicable)
Crisis Intervention
Clinical Consultation

Other responsibilities would include:

Grant writing
Quality improvement activities
Agency training
Community Involvement

The ideal psychologist is dedicated to maximizing impact, championing data-driven improvement, and will be an active leader in a deeply collaborative and mission-driven agency.

The individual will join an agency highly committed to supporting psychology as a profession and will be a member of a core team of psychologists who provide significant clinical leadership to the organization.

If you are interested in becoming a proud steward of the high quality behavioral health services provided to our community’s most vulnerable children and families and to being a valuable leader supporting and enhancing our mission and our reputation as an exemplary treatment provider, Sarah Reed Children's Center is the place to work.

Applicants must have completed a doctoral program (Psy.D or Ph.D.) in Clinical Child, School, or Clinical Psychology.   The applicant must have experience with children and adolescents with moderate to severe emotional and behavioral disorders and some leadership experience.

Psychologists seeking to apply for this professional opportunity must meet one of the following criteria:

Be currently licensed as doctoral level psychologist in PA or
Be a currently licensed doctoral level psychologist in another state who is able to be licensed in PA as soon as possible or
Have their doctorate, passed the EPPP and is able to be licensed in Pennsylvania as soon as possible.

Sarah Reed and the APA accredited doctoral internship support having a diverse workforce.  We are committed to hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and we strongly encourage people from ethnic, racial, gender, and culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for this highly respected psychologist position.

If interested, please email your cover letter, including salary requirements and resume to Eric Schwartz, Psy.D., ABPP, VP of Clinical Services and Director of Psychology Internship Training, Sarah Reed Children's Center, 2445 West 34th Street, Erie, PA 16506.  Email address: