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Full-Time Licensed Therapist and Registered Dietician Positions Available at Portland DBT Institute

We are always looking for passionate and talented behaviorally focused licensed providers to join our team.  We provide comprehensive training and supervision services, and a supportive, lively environment to work in!


Portland DBT Institute (PDBTI) is located in the heart of Portland, Oregon. We are a free-standing, outpatient clinic that serves both public and private sectors. We are an interdisciplinary team that places high value on ongoing professional development, providing quality service to clients of all backgrounds, and creating a supportive and equalitarian environment in which to work. We offer comprehensive outpatient DBT as well as DBT Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Eating Disorders. In addition to a wide range of clinical services, PDBTI provides training, consultation, and supervision in DBT regionally and throughout the United States. A robust in-house training program is available to all PDBTI staff to further enhance mastery of DBT and CBT. Additionally, clinical staff have the opportunity to receive supervision and consultation from international DBT experts, including Linda Dimeff, PhD (Institute Director), Andrew White, PhD (Associate Director), and Jesse Homan, LPC, Training Supervisor. We are rapidly expanding with many opportunities for career growth within the company.

PDBTI provides a full array of DBT services for adults, young adults and teens. Specialty programs include: DBT for Eating Disorders, DBT for Substance Abusers, DBT for PTSD and BPD. We also offer medication management services and provide a number of services designed to treat environments (e.g., Family & Friends Orientation Workshop, DBT-influenced couples and family therapy). We are a state licensed clinic and comply with all state requirements related to quality assurance and consumer protection.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, and shall also follow the requirements of the Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.


Now Hiring for our Eating Disorders Program

We are currently seeking full time therapists for our Eating Disorders Program. Therapists on this team provide clinical services in both outpatient and intensive outpatient context. They would be supervised by DBT therapists with advanced training, have access to a great deal of DBT resources, and would participate fully in the consultation team as well as the clinic as a whole. Plus, we’re a fun place to work and the position has full benefits. We are seeking individuals who are licensed or license eligible in the state of Oregon.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Interested candidates should submit questions and requested materials to: Dr. White at awhite@pdbti.org or via fax (503-231-8153). Interested applicants should the following information:

  1. Letter of intent that describes your career interests and goals.
  2. Two letters of recommendation.
  3. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial version is acceptable)
  4. One clinical work sample, such as an assessment report, or other work sample that highlights your work relevant to the emphasis area.

Full-Time Licensed Therapist with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Experience Positions Available

We are currently seeking full time therapists for our Substance Use Disorder (SUD) program. They would be supervised by DBT therapists with advanced training, have access to Dr. Linda Dimeff who developed the Substance Use Disorder protocol for DBT, and would participate fully in the consultation team as well as the clinic as a whole. Plus, we’re a fun place to work and the position has full benefits. We are seeking individuals who are licensed or license eligible in the state of Oregon.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Interested candidates should submit questions and requested materials to:

Dr. Andrew White at awhite@pdbti.org or via fax (503-231-8153).

Interested applicants should the following information:
1.      Letter of intent that describes your career interests and goals.
2.      Two letters of recommendation.
3.      Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial version is acceptable)
4.      One clinical work sample, such as an assessment report, or other work sample that highlights your work relevant to the emphasis area.


Part Time or Full Time Registered Dietician with Eating Disorder Experience Positions Available

We are currently seeking part- or full-time registered dietitians for our Path to Mindful Eating Program. You will have will have access to extensive training and resources and will participate fully in the DBT Consultation Team as well as the clinic as a whole. PDBTI is a fun place to work with a strong community connection that makes our work together both meaningful and enjoyable. Other benefits include: Medical and dental benefits and participation in an employer-matched retirement program.

Requirements for this position:

  1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university, preferably with a major in foods and nutrition.
  2. Registered Dietitian through the American Dietetic Association; minimum two years experience working with eating disorder clients.
  3. Additional experience and knowledge of related needs such as diabetes or exercise nutrition is desirable.
  4. Licensed or license-eligible in the State of Oregon.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Conducting nutrition assessments.
  2. Providing individual and group format nutrition education.
  3. Eating with clients, and meal planning.

Strong applicants will be interested in aiding in the development of new eating disorder evidence-based programming, providing psychoeducation and consultation to practice clinicians who are not members of the eating disorder team, and becoming an integral member of a DBT adherent clinical team.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Interested candidates should submit questions and requested materials to:

Interested applicants should the following information:

  1. Letter of intent that describes your career interests and goals.
  2. Two letters of recommendation.
  3. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial version is acceptable).
  4. One clinical work sample, such as an assessment report, or other work sample that highlights your work relevant to eating disorders.