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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Yellowbrick's mission is to serve as the national leader in psychiatric healthcare for emerging young adults and their families. Yellowbrick provides integrated, intensive outpatient treatments based on the frontiers of neuroscience, psychotherapy, life skills and wellness research and practice. Yellowbrick's naturalistic, real-time, sober, open therapeutic community model offers an immersion in expert, collaborative, healing relationships.

To apply please email CV and Resume. Phone calls are not accepted.


Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuro-psychoanalytic Psychotherapy & The Developmental Neurobiological Model
Yellowbrick, Evanston, Illinois

Yellowbrick is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for a 2-year fellowship to begin in September 2017. The purpose of the fellowship is to provide in-depth training and experience conducting intensive psychotherapy organized around the principles of the emerging research integrating developmental neurobiology and modern psychoanalytic approaches.

The Fellow will be a member of the assessment team, and provide individual, group and family therapies under senior professional supervision. The Fellow will participate in the assessment, treatment and research activities of Yellowbrick’s Center for Clinical Neuroscience with exposure to quantitative EEG, pharmaco-genomic testing, cognitive assessment and enhancement, and neuromodulation techniques such as transcranial magnetic stimulation and neurofeedback. Development of a research project or participation in ongoing Yellowbrick research is encouraged and supported. Fellows are supervised by senior psychologists and learn from multiple expert colleagues as they function as full members among Yellowbrick’s Professional Staff.

Yellowbrick is affiliated with Northwestern University Medical School and the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. We are also strategic clinical partners with The Menninger Clinic, Austen Riggs Center and Hazelden Foundation.

Strong interest in the integration of neuroscience and in-depth psychotherapies is essential. Candidate must have completed all coursework and research for the PhD or PsyD in Clinical Psychology, as well as a full-time clinical internship (APA preferred) in psychological assessment and treatment. Please submit a letter of interest, CV, three references, a sample assessment report and a sample case formulation. Deadline for submission is April 1, 2017. Annual salary and benefits are competitive.

Address correspondence to:

David Daskovsky, PhD
Senior Psychologist and Director of Training/Yellowbrick
Assistant Professor/Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
c/o Yellowbrick
1560 Sherman Ave. Suite 400
Evanston, Illinois 60201

Or address inquiries of interest to ddaskovsky@yellowbrickprogram.com.


Psychologist or Licensed Social Worker

Yellowbrick is seeking an experienced licensed psychologist (PhD or PsyD) or LCSW to join the full-time Professional Staff. Training and minimum 7 years’ experience in CBT, DBT, behavior analysis and compatibility with dynamic in-depth interpersonal psychotherapies required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for the development and provision of CBT, DBT and other behavior analysis approaches to emerging adult populations within all programs and services at Yellowbrick.
  • Responsible for providing comprehensive diagnostic evaluations and psychological (PhD or PsyD) consultations within Yellowbrick programs.
  • Provides consultation to patients and their families as needed.
  • Provides individual, couples, family and group treatment within Yellowbrick programs as assigned.
  • Participates in clinical conferences and provides clinical and educational consultation to clinical staff.
  • Participates in Professional Development Seminar and continuing education activities.
  • Participates in consultation, supervision and the development of other staff as indicated.
  • Available to Administrator on Call and other Yellowbrick leadership staff for urgent situations on a 24/7 basis as deemed necessary.
  • Participation in the development of the Yellowbrick mission, clinical philosophy and culture and development of treatment services which implement the mission.
  • 7 years experience, post-licensure

Address inquiries of interest to SMcKrell@yellowbrickprogram.com.


Full Time Core Competence Staff Position – All Shifts

Yellowbrick Consultation and Treatment Center – Evanston, IL

Yellowbrick is an innovative behavioral healthcare program that maintains a Residence in Evanston for young adults. We are seeking energetic candidates to provide daily support, structure, guidance and skills training in all areas of daily living. We are recruiting for coverage for all shifts. Top candidates must possess maturity, a sense of confidence, and emotional stability; must have good communication skills and knowledge of human behavior and development; must be able to function independently with good judgment and serve as a helpful team member. Experience in mental health preferred.

We offer a competitive wage of $13.00/hour with shift differentials, and overtime pay opportunities along with a benefits package that includes Aetna healthcare insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), and a bonus incentive program.

Please contact Sonia McKrell, Administrator at SMcKrell@yellowbrickprogram.com



Yellowbrick regrets that at this time the only internship available is for art therapy students at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.


At Yellowbrick, emerging adults find their way home.

Calls are not accepted. Emails with CV’s and Resumes only.