HPS: Holtz Psychological Services

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Contact Information

Name of Externship: HPS: Holtz Psychological Services

Name of Director/Coordinator: Fred L. Holtz, PhD

Street Address:

Holtz Psychological Services
400 South Oyster Bay Road
Suite 204
Hicksville, NY 11801

Telephone: (516) 818-8383

Fax: (516) 605-1181

Email: Fred L. Holtz, PhD

Webpage: http://www.hpstherapy.com

General Information

Start Date: September 2015
End Date: June 2016

Appropriate for:

Child, Teen, Adult, Couples, Family, Group
Combined School/Child Clinical


Wednesdays required, 2 days a week, 8 hrs per day, flexibility in scheduling, Saturdays available


Best for third or fourth year PhD candidate in good academic standing
CBT, Testing, and clinical experience with children preferred

Is there a stipend for externs?

Possibility of minimal stipend

Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Open Application, but none accepted after 2015-06-01 for 2015-09-01 externship

What materials need to be submitted?

  • Letter of application
  • CV
  • Two samples of written clinical material (psychological test report and/or case summary)
  • Letter indicating goals, expectations, preferences for the externship experience

How should it be submitted?

Email Fred L. Holtz, PhD directly

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

Two on-site interviews required.
Please review entire website for practice information: www.hpstherapy.com

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Adolescents (Individual and Group)
Ethnic Minorities
Developmental Disabilities

Training models offered:


Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
Unique Social Skills Support Group for Teens and College Age
School Consultation
Family/Marital Therapy

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: Varies from 5 to 15

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Psychoeducational Assessment
Assessment Report Writing
Personality/Psychopathology Assessment
ADD-ADHD Assessment
Career Assessment
Cognitive Assessment

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

Approximately 6 full batteries

Expected number of assessment reports completed during externship (defined as writing reports based on a battery of standardized tests:

According to Preference


Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1 (Unique Peer Supervision with several Licensed Psychologists with varied specialties)
Estimated hours/week of didactics: 3

Other Comments

This placement may also include opportunities in the following areas:

Private Practice Management
Networking and Marketing
Intake Evaluations
Collaboration with Psychiatrists, Neurologists and Pediatricians
Experience in Communicating With Insurance Providers
Community Outreach