Associate Post Masters
Mental Health Fellowship

Mind, Body,
Spirit, Health


The Modesto Kaiser Permanente Behavioral Health Department is situated in North Modesto and has very close and easy Highway 99 access.  The clinic is close to numerous restaurants.

Modesto is largely an agricultural area and our clinic serves a diverse population of 90,000+ Kaiser Permanente Members.  We are equipped with language/interpreter support to provide services in many different languages as needed.  Our clinic adheres to strict Covid precautions and is thoroughly cleaned frequently.

We have a multidisciplinary clinical team with LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, Psychologists and Psychiatrists on staff.  Both Child and Adult Behavioral Health services are on site in our recently opened “State of the Art” clinic. Easy free parking in quiet setting.

Program Highlights

Our treatment team has managed the Covid challenge by developing and providing treatment virtually to individuals, classes, and groups.  Patients of particular concern or those requesting it are treated on site in our clinic.  As we progress, hopefully, out of Covid restrictions, we will seek a balance between in person services and virtual care to best meet the needs of our patients.

We seek Associate Post Masters Mental Health Fellows with openness to a variety of learning experiences, professional presentation, willingness to incorporate feedback to grow clinical skills and who have practicum or job experience with behavioral health treatment.

A typical week for an Associate Post Masters Mental Health Fellow is forty hours on site at our clinic at 4700 Enterprise Way in Modesto.   Fellows are expected to have at least one later start and finish day, (approximately 10am-7pm).

Twenty hours each week will be direct clinical contact including co-facilitating groups/classes and meeting with individual patients.  The rest will consist of individual supervision, group supervision, treatment team/case consultation meetings, didactic trainings and documenting all clinical contacts.


Clinical Service Opportunities

We will be filling four Associate Post Masters Mental Health Fellowship positions on our Adult Treatment Team and two on our Child Treatment Team.

The fellows are forty hours a week, eight hours a day, Monday through Friday, and last for one year.

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Mental Health Assessments
  • Psycho Educational Classes
  • Adult Intensive Outpatient
  • Adult Outpatient
  • Teen Intensive Outpatient
  • Child/Teen Outpatient
  • Behavioral Health Education
  • Child/Teen Outpatient
  • Teen Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Adult Outpatient
  • Adult Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Behavioral Health Education
  • Spanish Speaking Services

Specialty Tracks

Associate Post Masters Mental Health Fellows will perform assessments, see individual patients, and assist in the facilitation of groups and classes.  Current groups/classes offered in our clinic include: Anger Management Class, Essential Tools for Mental Health Class, Level One Depression Class, Depression Group, Anxiety Class, Post-Partum Depression Group, Spanish Depression/Anxiety Class, Rapid Recovery Group, Trauma Skills Class, Young Adults Group, and the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).

Associate Post Masters Mental Health Fellows will perform assessments, see individual patients, and assist in the facilitation of groups and classes.  Current groups/classes offered in our clinic include:  ADHD Parenting Class, Teen Anger Class, Teen Anxiety Class, Teen Depression Class, Teen Rapid Recovery Group, Worry Group, Positive Parenting Group, and the Teen Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP).



  • Direct Patient Care: 20 hours
  • Non-Patient Care: 12 hours
  • Individual Supervision: 2 hours
  • Group Supervision: 2 hours
  • Didactic Training: 2 hours
  • Feedback Informed Care and case consultation: 2 hours
  • Community Benefit Project: 32 hours over the course of the year

Didactic Training


Addiction Assessment and Treatment

Intimate Partner Violence

PTSD and Acute Trauma

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

Culture & Diversity in practice

ADHD Assessment and Interventions

Positive Psychology

Suicide Assessment and Safety Plan Development

Crises Stabilization

Initial Assessment and Diagnosis

Treatment Plan Development

Short Term/Accelerated Treatment Model

Self-Care as Clinicians

Regionally Developed Trainings on wide variety of topics


4700 Enterprise Way
Modesto, CA 95356

Training Director

Derek Pehle, PsyD
Training Program



Training Team

Meet the Training Team