Postdoctoral Fellowships at
The Emily Program, Twin Cities, MN

Applications for two fellowship openings are welcome on a rolling basis. Fellowships begin and end at the turn of each scholastic year (Sept.-Sept.)

This year, interviews were held on Monday, January 21st 2019.

Position Summary:

The Emily Program, Twin Cities (see our location page for Minnesota) offers Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowships in adult eating disorder specialty services. The Emily Program provides advanced clinical therapy training with a primary concentration in the treatment of eating disorders. This fellowship will include direct contact with clients with eating disorder diagnoses as well as team involvement with therapy, dietetic, psychiatry, yoga, art therapy and medical professionals. The position responsibilities include individual and group interventions, with much of the group work being intensive program therapy and therapy meals.


All applicants must have:

  • Completed all requirements for their PhD/PsyD, including dissertation defense or equivalent (preferably APPIC member) prior to beginning their appointment;
  • Stated desire to work in the field of eating disorders; and
  • Stated desire to work with clients and their families.

Training term, stipend, and benefits

The Emily Program offers a full-time (40 hours per week) fellowship on the 2019-2020 academic calendar. This full-time fellowship involves approximately 24 hours per week of client contact, with one hour of individual supervision and multiple group supervision opportunities per week, and one to two specific didactic training experiences per month. Stipend is $47,000 for the year and benefits include health insurance options and education hours and paid time off accrued throughout the year.

How to apply:

Please include contact information for three references, a cover letter and CV in your application. Specifically, in your cover letter, please be sure to address the following: your interest in eating disorders treatment and in The Emily Program specifically; prior experience and interest in co-morbid disorders; any prior experience and interest in working in intensive programs (full and partial day-treatment programs); experience co-facilitating groups; any prior experience and interest in training and development; your working and evolving philosophy on the self as therapist; and, shorter-range and longer-term career goals. Applications can be submitted by sending your cover letter, references and curriculum vitae as attachments to Dr. Arikian at the email address below. Please also direct any questions to the Postdoctoral Training Coordinator at or by phone 651-645-5323 ext. 1294.

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