Cabin Creek Health System Rural IPC Postdoctoral Position

Cabin Creek Health System (CCHS) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral training experience.  CCHS is a progressive and innovative Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that is currently seeking certification as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH).  CCHS provides integrated primary care services to rural and underserved communities in southern/central West Virginia.

Postdoc trainees will receive advanced training in generalist integrated primary care psychology in rural health center settings, including both community and school based health clinics.  Services provided include fully integrated behavioral health consultation during medical visits and established brief psychotherapy treatment.  Presenting complaints treated range from depression, anxiety, and other mental health concerns, to chronic disease management and other health related issues.  Other training opportunities include leadership skill development, outreach (clinic and community based), program development, research, participation in inter-professional team meetings and projects, and didactics.

The goal of this postdoctoral training experience is to provide comprehensive training opportunities in integrated primary care, with a special emphasis on rural populations and rural health.  This position includes a one-year contract with full-time salary and benefits including paid holidays, health insurance, CE allowance and time, licensure reimbursement (for preparation and obtainment), and reserved administrative time.  This training position is not APA accredited.

CCHS’s health centers are in the hills of southern West Virginia, within easy reach of many outdoor adventure opportunities including hiking, rock climbing, camping, white water rafting and boating, skiing, fishing and hunting.  All sites are within a 20 to 30 minute drive from the capitol city of WV, Charleston, which has an array of options for city living and amenities.  Charleston offers a range of cultural programs and events throughout the year including live theater and music, such as the internationally acclaimed Mountain Stage.

CCHS will be accepting applications throughout the month of January.  For more information please contact Dr. Emily Selby-Nelson (Director of Behavioral Health) at or see our website at To apply for this position, please email a CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to