Behavioral Associates

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Last Update

11/8/16

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Behavioral Associates

Name of Director/Coordinator: Heather Fichtel Davidson, Psy.D., BCN

Street Address:

114 E 90th Street
New York, NY 10128

Telephone: 914-222-1215

Fax: 212-860-9597

Email: Dr. Heather Fichtel Davidson, Psy.D., BCN

Webpage: http://www.behavioralassociates.com

General Information

Start Date: July/August
End Date: June/July

Appropriate for:

Clinical
Counseling
Child clinical


Scheduling (e.g., required/optional days of week, # hrs per day, total hours per week, flexibility in scheduling):

2 to 3 days per week, evening availability required, flexible scheduling

Required level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants):

2nd, 3rd, or 4th year placement

Preferred level of readiness(any prior experiences preferred for applicants):

3rd year

Is there a stipend for externs?

No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?


What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of interest
  • CV
  • One sample of written clinical material (psychological test report and/or case summary)
  • One to two letters of recommendation

How should it be submitted?

E-mail application to Dr. Davidson at above address


Any details of the application process (e.g., interviewing, time frame, how decisions are made):

Not specified

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Children
Adolescents
Adults
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities
Outpatient

Training models offered:

CBT
DBT
Integrative
Biofeedback
Neurofeedback
Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
School Consultation
Family/Marital Therapy
Biofeedback
Neurofeedback
Virtual Reality Exposure Therapy


Expected number of cases seen at any one time: 5 to 15 depending on committed hours


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Neuropsychological Testing
Psychoeducational Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
Mental Status Exam
Cognitive Assessment


Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests):

Anywhere from 3 to 10 depending on level of assessment interest.

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1 to 2
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 1 to 3


Other Comments

Externship tracks:

General Track,Child and Adolescent Track, Technological Track