Postdoctoral Residency

Cutting Edge

Santa Clara

South Bay Consortium (San Jose and Santa Clara)

The San Francisco Bay Area is a geographically and ethnically diverse area with amazing natural resources, incredible intellectual resources, and dynamic human resources. The South Bay Consortium is located in the heart of the Silicon Valley – home to many leading tech giants, such as Google, Facebook, Apple, Twitter, Intel, Uber, Netflix, eBay, LinkedIn, and YouTube and a remarkable culture of technology and service industry start-ups.

The Bay Area coastline is considered one of the most striking in its natural beauty in the world and you are never more than 2 hours away from sun, ocean, mountains, or the snow. The Bay Area is home to the fifth largest metropolitan populations in the United States and has many remarkable cultural, ethnic, and minority communities that provide this area with its unique blend of diverse cultural and social attractions, including festivals, museums, top-rated restaurants, wineries, and sport events. The Bay Area has a mild year-round weather perfect for any type of outdoor recreation, including surfing, skiing, biking, and hiking.

South Bay Consortium Santa Clara Homestead Site is located near the Kaiser Santa Clara Medical Center established in 1984, as one of the first Regional Kaiser Medical Center facilities in the Bay Area. The Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center provides high quality medical and psychiatric health care to nearly 300,000 members in Northern California. More than 485 physicians and 4300 staff members service our members with satellite clinics in Campbell, Milpitas, and Mountain View.

Program Highlights

The South Bay Consortium training team is highly dedicated to making your postdoctoral year full of challenging and rewarding training opportunities. Our integrated team is comprised of seasoned professionals who will help you explore your professional career goals and find unique training experiences to fit your growth needs. We are incredibly fortunate to be positioned in the heart of the Silicon Valley where technology blends into the ever-changing world of human interactions and we look upon our postdoctoral residents to build careers that meet the demands of this fast paced, fun, and inspiring environment. Our postdoctoral program has been continuously accredited since 2007 and just received a 10-year reaccreditation status, building on a tradition of quality and depth of training. Come join the South Bay Consortium Psychology Postdoctoral Training Program to learn advanced profession-wide competencies in psychology and feel competent to function effectively as a professional psychologist in this exciting integrated health care delivery system.

We seek energetic and enthusiastic psychology residents who enjoy working in a culturally and clinically diverse environment and are open to learning integrated healthcare model. If you can balance the requirements of working in closely aligned teams with strong ethics for independent consistent clinical work, you will thrive in this challenging and inspiring clinic setting. Our selection process will take into account breadth and quality of your previous training experience with a particular emphasis on personal and professional maturity, thoughtfulness of your expressed career goals, and flexibility in your training needs.

  • Incredibly diverse patient population
  • Open-door welcoming clinic atmosphere
  • Adult, Child & Adolescent, and Addiction Psychiatry located in the same building – easy to visit and learn!
  • License preparation support and financial reimbursement

Clinical Service Opportunities

  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychoeducational Classes
  • Psychological Consultations
  • Interdisciplinary Case Consultations
  • Psychological Testing

Specialty Tracks

  • Intensive Outpatient Program
  • Trauma Informed Treatment Rotation
  • Integrated Health Psychology (Behavioral Medicine)
  • Addiction Medicine and Recovery Services
  • Sleep Disorders Behavioral Treatment

Location Rotations

  • Santa Clara Adult Psychiatry (APY)
  • Santa Clara Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (CPY)
  • Santa Clara Addiction Medicine Recovery Services (AMRS)
  • Milpitas Behavioral Medicine (BMS)

Other Clinics within Service Area

  • Milpitas Adult and Child Psychiatry
  • Campbell Adult and Child Psychiatry
  • Mountain View Adult and Child Psychiatry


  • Direct Patient Care: 20 hours
  • Indirect Patient Care: 10 hours
  • Individual Supervision: 2 hours
  • Group Supervision: 2 hours
  • Didactic Training: 2 hours
  • Resident Social Hour: 1 hour
  • Program Evaluation Project: 1 hour
  • Community Benefit Project: 1 hour
  • License Prep: 1 hour

Didactic Training

Weekly Didactic Trainings present a unique opportunity to learn from a variety of practicing professionals and improve your clinical skills in the following areas:

  • Risk Assessment in Adults and Children
  • Adolescent Chemical Dependency
  • ASD and Developmental Disabilities
  • Working with Oppositional/Defiant Teens and Their Parents
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Working with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients
  • Treating Self-Injury
  • Treating Trauma and Anxiety Disorders
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences Across the Lifespan
  • Treating Sleep Disorders
  • Feedback Informed Care Model of Treatment

Current Opportunities

Position Program Track(s) Location(s)
Child Team Postdoctoral Residency Child Santa Clara
Adult Behavioral Medicine Embedded (2 Positions) Postdoctoral Residency Adult, Behavioral Medicine Santa Clara



  • South Bay Consortium Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002 Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: Web:

Member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC)


19000 Homestead Rd., Bldg. 2
Cupertino, CA 95014

Training Director

Dina Alkhoury
Consortium and Training Director & Clinical Manager