Internship in Psychology at Lenox Hill Hospital
The Internship in Psychology at Lenox Hill Hospital, accredited by the American Psychological Association, prepares doctoral candidates for careers as psychologists in a variety of clinical and academic settings. The program aims to facilitate a smooth transition from doctoral study to professional functioning, teaching advanced clinical skills that integrate theory and practice and providing opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, peer consultation and mentoring/supervising junior clinicians.
Interns work across several departments in the hospital and carry a broad outpatient caseload of adults, adolescents, children, groups and families. The clinical population served reflects the diversity of New York City, including individuals from an array of cultures, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities and socioeconomic levels. Advanced training in assessment, diagnosis, and numerous intervention and treatment modalities builds on interns’ previous interests and expertise while providing ample opportunities for mastering new skills.. The program is dedicated to upholding the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct with a particular emphasis on cultural competence and integrative care.