• Careers and Training

    Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute (SLBMI), an academic affiliate of Saint Louis University School of Medicine, is growing and is currently recruiting professionals to join us. St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute (SLBMI) is a multidisciplinary group of clinicians including: psychologists, social workers, Licensed Professional Counselors psychiatrists, spiritual directors, art therapist, and dietitians.  Our primary mission is to provide evidence-based specialized care for various disorders and patient populations.

    We support our clinicians to be successful in a number of ways.  You would be part of a team of excellent colleagues willing to share their clinical expertise for case consultation, continuing education, and program development. We offer a centralized intake office with a steady flow of clients for clinicians, an efficient and professionally run billing service, marketing support, assistance in managing managed care, and consultation on practice development.  The Institute provides a comprehensive benefits package, rarely found in private practice, as well as professional liability insurance. 


    • Paid time off for vacations, holidays, and sick time
    • Aetna Health Insurance/Prescription Plan
    • Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Basic, Supplemental, and Dependent Life Insurance
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment
    • Personal Accident Insurance
    • Short-Term and Long- Term Disability
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Retirement Savings Plan – 401K with a match
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Malpractice Insurance
    • Travelers Automobile & Home-owners Insurance
    • Genworth Long Term Care Insurance
    • MetLaw – Legal Plans
    • MetLife Critical Illness Insurance


    The Institute is a place to do challenging work and grow professionally. Thank you for your consideration of these positions:

    Clinical Job Opportunities

    Specialty areas of current interest for which we are now hiring licensed psychologists include:

    Child, Adolescent, and Family: Clinicians in this program treat youth-onset presentations of anxiety, OCD, depression and mood dysregulation, ADHD/executive functioning, noncompliance, negative behaviors and autism/related disorders.  Other common referral concerns include adjustment to life stressors, familial changes, trauma, academic pressures and peer conflicts.  Assessment experience with ADHD, anxiety/mood disorders and autism is valuable.  We encourage applicants who have subspecialty interests and training.  Desired specialized areas include adolescent DBT (individual and group) for self- harm behaviors and emotional dysregulation; skills-based group therapy for ADHD/EF and/or social skills; Trauma-Focused CBT; adolescents and young adults presenting with autism spectrum disorders; and behavioral family therapy, including PCIT for young children.. Please email application materials to Camille Randall, Ph.D. at [email protected].

    Eating Disorders Program:  This program offers treatment programs for Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorders, Emotional Overeating, Compulsive Exercising, and more.   We are looking for licensed candidates who have experience with adolescents and adults with eating disorders specifically in one or more of the following modalities: CBT and FBT or DBT. Please email application materials to [email protected].

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): Candidates should have skills and background in delivering individual and group DBT. Candidates will participate in both the DBT IOP and outpatient DBT services.  The clinician hired will be expected to participate in the consultation team and treat patients according to the Linehan protocol. The program is growing and we are particularly interested in candidates who are trained to provide DBT with adolescents Please email applications to Randy Flanery, Ph.D. at [email protected].

    Women’s Reproductive Mental Health and Wellness: We are looking to add a clinical staff member to our team.  The candidate must have experience treating cases of postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, and postpartum obsessive-compulsive disorder as well as relationship issues that occur as a result of the reproductive life of the woman.  The candidate should also have experience treating patients and their partners going through treatments for fertility problems.  Demonstrated experience treating patients after miscarriages, pregnancy losses, and through high-risk pregnancies is required.  An expertise with CBT, grief work, couple’s counseling or sex therapy, is highly desirable.  Please send your cover letter, vita, and list of managed care panels of which you are a member to [email protected].

    Psychology & Religion:  This program, which specializes in the integration of spirituality and psychotherapy from an ecumenical orientation, is seeking a qualified candidate to provide psychological evaluations for clergy and clergy candidates, and evidenced based psychotherapy and educational seminars for clergy and laity. Preference will be given to doctoral level clinicians who: a) have graduate level training or substantial clinical experiencing in the integration of religion/spirituality and psychotherapy; b) have expertise in psychological evaluation and report writing; c) have excellent written and oral communication skills; d) bring a clinical specialization which complements the Institute’s current offerings (e.g., addiction specialist, couples and family).  Job responsibilities will include providing psychological evaluations for clergy and lay ministers, individual psychotherapy and group psychotherapy, offering educational talks in parishes, and providing quarterly workshops/retreats for clergy.  Please send your cover letter, vita, and list of managed care panels of which you are a member to [email protected].

    Center for OCD & Anxiety-Related Disorders: Position available starting January 1, 2019.  Provide evidence-based assessment and treatment of a full spectrum of anxiety and obsessive-compulsive-related conditions.  Opportunities for clinical and administrative position for those qualified and interested.  Please email application materials to C. Alec Pollard, Ph.D. at [email protected].

    Health Psychology: Clinicians in this program address the interaction between physical, psychological, and social factors in health management.  Health Psychologists provide psychotherapy for the treatment of a wide variety of medical conditions and health-related issues. Some examples include chronic pain, diabetes, cardiac problems, movement and training for treatment of specific health conditions or treatment modalities (e.g. biofeedback, pre-surgical psychological evaluations). To apply, please email application materials to Dawn Prentice, LCSW at [email protected].

    Substance Abuse: Candidates should have skills and background supporting evidence-based care for the assessment and treatment of substance abuse.  This specialty area promotes a comprehensive treatment approach and aims to address not only substance misuse-abuse but also to resolve related issues in social, emotional, occupational, and/or mental health functioning.  Please email applications to [email protected].

    Candidates should email a letter of interest describing their areas of specialized interest, vitae, and a list of current managed care panels to the delegated person for each position. Please also send a copy of your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

    Physician Job Opportunities

    SLBMI is recruiting for both an Adult and Child Psychiatrist to see children, adolescents, and adults.

    Psychiatrists at the Institute receive significant support for their success, including centralized intake, marketing support, credentialing support, managed care management, a professionally run billing service, and opportunities to pursue their current clinical interests.  Psychiatrists are supported in their practice by clinical teams who can provide non-pharmacological treatments in coordination with psychiatric care.

    Candidates should submit a letter of interest describing their areas of specialized interest, vitae, and a list of current managed care panels to:

    Ronald B. Margolis, Ph.D., CEO
    [email protected],
    1129 Macklind Ave.,
    St. Louis, MO 63110.

    Postgraduate Fellowships

    Application procedure:

    • Postgraduate Application
    • 3 Letters of recommendation from clinical supervisors
    • Copy of graduate transcript
    • Confirmation of graduate student status from graduate school Director of Training (can be included in letter of recommendation if same person)


    Applications Due:  June 1, 2018

    Training year:  9/1/18-8/31/19 (only, no exceptions)

    Email all application materials to:

    Julie L. Hill, Ph.D.
    Director of Training, SLBMI
    [email protected]

    Non-Clinical Job Opportunities

    Medical office administrative/clerical positions may be available. 2+ years of related experiences are required.  Interested candidates should submit their resume to Debbie Milfelt ([email protected]). For more information regarding our current non-clinical job opportunities please contact:  Debbie Milfelt by e-mail or by phone: (314)289-9408.

    SLBMI is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.