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Fragile Pampas
Licensed Assessment Psychologist
(Independent Contractor)
Locations: Oakland & Oceanside, CA


We are currently seeking a licensed assessment psychologist (Ph.D./Psy.D.) who is interested in a great opportunity to start or expand their career in private practice. This position is ideal for someone who is looking to take on anywhere between 2-6 assessment cases per month. 

Common assessment referrals at our practice consist of children, adolescents, and adults who are seeking an evaluation to assess for AD/HD; specific learning disability, giftedness and “twice exceptional” (2e) abilities; autism spectrum disorder (ASD); other neurodevelopmental and neurocognitive conditions. Many clients may also present with co-existing psychiatric conditions including depression, anxiety spectrum disorders, mood disorder, PTSD etc. We also offer evaluations for students and professions seeking special accommodations at school, work, or standardized testing.



  • Doctoral degree from an APA-accredited doctorate program in clinical psychology or other related behavioral science

  • Minimum 2 years of postgraduate experience in psychological/neuropsychological evaluations with children and/or adults

  • Must be available to come for in-person testing appointments at the Oakland or Oceanside locations

  • Licensed in California by the Board of Psychology

  • License in good standing

  • Must have a National Provider Identification (NPI)


  • Comprehensive knowledge and practice in assessing for AD/HD, specific learning disability, ASD, intellectual functioning/giftedness, differential diagnoses (mood/trauma/cognition/personality)

  • Experience and interest in evaluating a wide developmental age range (children and adults)

  • Strong report-writing skills; ability to modify to targeted audience

  • Ability to meet deadlines and juggle multiple competing deadlines/tasks

  • High ethical standards

  • Sensitivity to diverse populations

  • Excellent communication skills (e.g., ability to effectively conduct feedback sessions, delivering sensitive information to clients)

  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other clinicians, referring providers, collateral sources etc.

  • Enthusiasm and compassion

  • Creativity and resourcefulness

  • Ability to maintain regular confidential, accurate, and complete records

  • SPECIAL PREFERENCE for those interested in supervising for a doctoral-level psychological assistant 


  • Competitive compensation 

  • Flexible schedule

  • Steady stream of client referrals

  • Administrative support (billing, scheduling, client forms etc.)

  • Group and individual consultations

  • Access to a HIPAA complaint EHR platform

  • Support with credentialing with insurance companies under our group

  • Access to a telepsychology platform (either through EHR or Zoom)

  • For in-person sessions, the clinician will have access to a beautifully furnished office room

  • Utilities, wifi, supplies


  • All clinical interviews/intakes, collaterals, and feedback sessions are conducted via telehealth

  • Electronic use of self-rating questionnaires

  • Cognitive assessments are performed in-person at our office

  • Patients complete an informed consent form agreeing to all office safety guidelines

  • Only 1 in-person assessment case per day in the office

  • Using tele-psychology as feasible

  • Office follows all safety guidelines in compliance with CDC (masks, sanitization, distancing, purified air circulation) 

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