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Clinical Training Program

At The Motherhood Center, we are committed to training the next generation of providers in the field of maternal mental health. Through our rich clinical program that includes direct supervision and an expert didactic series, each advanced trainee is given the support they need to add to their clinical education in the mental health field. We aim to create empathic and highly skilled clinicians who will contribute to an overall improvement in maternal mental health outcomes in the patients we treat at The Motherhood Center and wherever their careers might take them. Check out our clinical training opportunities below or view our open positions here.

Open Positions

  • Reproductive Psychiatry Fellowship

    The Motherhood Center provides supportive mental health services for new and expecting moms, including a range of treatment options for women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs). The Motherhood Center is a unique combination of an OMH-licensed Partial Hospital Program and an outpatient practice, co-located in a warm, modern setting in mid-town Manhattan. The Mother Center serves women with a wide range of psychiatric disorders who come from different socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds before, during, and after pregnancy. The Motherhood Center is pleased to extend its commitment to excellence in academic training to fellowship applicants interested in learning how to treat perinatal women in both an acute and partial hospital setting as well as in brief and long-term outpatient psychotherapy. The application deadline is November 1, 2024, but applicants are encouraged to send documents starting in June. Interviews will be conducted throughout the fall. Learn more about the Fellowship and how to apply here.
  • Women’s Mental Health PGY 4 Elective

    During the Women’s Health elective, residents will be exposed to a unique treatment setting that provides services for new and expecting mothers and their partners, including a range of treatment options for women experiencing perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. The resident will ultimately be expected to assess and manage these patients using various biological and psychosocial treatment modalities under general supervision from the Center’s staff. This rotation will include evaluating new and acute perinatal patients, seeing follow-up cases for medication management and some psychotherapy, participating in specialized evaluations such as pre-conception consultations, and co-leading groups in the perinatal partial hospital program. There will be an orientation for the resident at the outset of their rotation, weekly supervision, and participation in didactics. Learn more about the Elective and how to apply here.