Institute of Living
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The Institute of Living, one of the first mental health centers in the U.S., remains one of America’s leading not-for-profit centers for patient care, research and education in the fields of behavioral, psychiatric and addiction disorder. Through our dedicated, experienced and skilled clinicians, we provide patients and their families with the highest quality of personalized care. Programs are offered for children, adolescents and adults struggling with mental illness as well as offering services specializing in Anxiety, Eating Disorders, and Geriatric Services.
The Division of Health Psychology at the Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital is pleased to announce a position opening for a full-time psychologist in the Medical Weight Loss division of the Medical and Surgical Weight Loss Program at Hartford Healthcare. The Medical Weight Loss program takes a holistic approach to weight loss, considering the nutritional, physical, and emotional well-being of every patient. The program also works with patients to address the chronic comorbidities of obesity, including type 2 diabetes, sleep problems, and cardiovascular disease.
The psychologist role In Medical Weight Loss is a highly collaborative one. The psychologist is a member of the core treatment team and will work closely with board-certified Obesity Medicine specialists, bariatric surgeons, nurses, and nutritionists to support the mental health needs of this patient population. The psychologist should be well-versed in evidenced-based approaches to support weight loss and other health-promoting behaviors, as well as those that address co-occurring mood symptoms. Opportunities for research and training (psychiatry residents and fellows, psychology trainees) also exist.
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As a Hartford Healthcare entity, The Hartford Hospital Institute of Living provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package and all the benefits of working in a thriving centrally located urban community:
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