Position Description

Clinical Psychologist
Location Japan
Job Code 917
# of openings 1
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Clinical Psychologist

Sasebo Naval Base, Japan 


Advancia Aeronautics is seeking qualified candidates to provide Clinical Psychological services to our military population and families at Sasebo Naval Air Facility.


Education and Experience:  

• PhD or PsyD in Clinical or Counseling Psychology from an America Psychological Association (APA) accredited psychology program or a program acceptable to the Office of the Surgeon General, USAF.

• Completed APA accredited internship/residency in clinical psychology (or an internship/residency acceptable to the Office of the SG, USAF.

• Have and maintain a current license to practice psychology in any one of the 50 states, DC, Puerto Rico, or US Virgin Islands.

• Minimum 2 years’ experience in individual, family and group psychotherapy, couples’ therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.  


Duties:  The duties include but are not limited to the following:    


Clinical/Counseling Psychology

• Responsible for and applies psychological procedures and techniques, including interviewing, behavioral assessment, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and psychological testing/psycho diagnostic testing, in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological and neuropsychological disorders.  

• Conduct individual, family and group psychotherapy, couples’ therapy, alcohol and drug treatment evaluations.  

• Consult with medical personnel, legal authorities, military commanders and school districts, as required.      

• Maintain accurate and current notes in both the Department of Psychology records and patient medical records of all patients seen, as appropriate, and produce reports of evaluation and/or treatment, as required.

• Participate in military specific training (for example, training to perform Command Directed Evaluations, security clearances, Military Training Instructor clearances, pre-post deployment screening, PTSD, combat stress, etc.).  

• Attend and participate in meetings during normal duty hours and professional staff conferences and other appropriate professional activities such as, but not limited to the following: Quality Improvement meetings, professional staff meetings, Commander's staff meetings, Department meetings and others required by applicable regulations, MTF guidance, or as directed by the Chief, Department of Psychology or his/her designated representative.  

• Conduct applied research and clinical investigations in clinical/behavioral health psychology as required by the MTF.  


In addition to a competitive salary, Advancia Aeronautics provides a comprehensive benefit package that includes:

  • Comprehensive insurance program
  • 401(K) program with company matching
  • Paid Time Off and Other Leave
  • Holiday
  • Cafeteria Plan for medical expenses, including life and Supplemental Life Insurance 

Advancia Aeronautics, LLC is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class.     

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