LIM College Counseling & Wellness Services

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Last Update

Updated 12.16.16

Contact Information

Name of Externship: LIM College Counseling & Wellness Services

Name of Director/Coordinator: Jodi N. Licht, Psy.D.

Street Address: 216 E. 45th Street, 14th Floor New York, NY 10017


Telephone: 646.218.6048

Fax: 212.752.1530

Email: jodi.licht@limcollege.edu

Webpage: http://www.limcollege.edu/student-life/2073.aspx

General Information

Start Date: August 28, 2017 End Date: May 11, 2018

Appropriate for: Designed for doctoral level students in clinical or counseling psychology


Scheduling 16 hours per week, preferably 2 days a week, 8 hrs per day, excluding Friday, but there is flexibility in scheduling.

Required level of readiness Designed for doctoral level students who are entering their second or third year of graduate coursework with some clinical experience.

Preferred level of readiness Designed for doctoral level students who are entering their second or third year of graduate coursework with some clinical experience. Students entering their first year of clinical placements may be considered if they have previous related experience.

Is there a stipend for externs? No

Application Process

Additional dates for applications? Please note this site follows the recommendations set forth by PSYDNYS (Psychology Directors of NYS) and NYNJADOT (New York New Jersey Association of Directors of Training). Applications will not be accepted before January 17, 2017.

What materials need to be submitted?

Cover letter, CV, Two letters of reccommendation, Letter of Readiness and a Transcript (Unoffical accepted)


How should it be submitted? Applications should be sent to Dr. Licht and will be accepted by email, fax, or mail at the adress/number listed above


Any details of the application process

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Undergraduate and graduate students


Training models offered:

Psychodynamic


Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy, Group Therapy on Occasion, Consultation, and Crisis Intervention

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: Varies each semester


Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Assessments are not offered

Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship None Expected number of assessment reports completed during externship None

Supervision:

Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1 hour and additional as needed Estimated hours/week of group supervision: Group Supervision not available Estimated hours/week of didactics: Didactics not currently offered

The Counseling & Wellness Services Externship Program at LIM College is designed for doctoral level students in psychology, counseling or social work who are entering their second or third year of graduate coursework. Students entering their first year of graduate study may be considered if they have previous related experience. Counseling externs participate alongside senior staff in all ongoing counseling and wellness services and activities and are responsible for intake/assessment, crisis intervention, individual, couple and group counseling, outreach activities and programming, and consultation to faculty and staff. Intensive supervision is provided by a Licensed Psychologist and careful consideration is given to ensure the diversity of clinical experience to further expand the intern’s clinical and counseling skills.

LIM College is devoted exclusively to the business of fashion, and provides students with a unique combination of strong academics and extensive hands-on experience to prepare them for successful careers. LIM College’s Office of Counseling & Wellness Services is dedicated to promoting the growth and healthful functioning of LIM College students, whether through direct provision of psychotherapeutic service and support or through consultative efforts to supplement and enhance the success of other facilitating settings in the college community. The mission of the Counseling Externship Program is to help prepare professional therapists who are self-aware, equipped with a range of theoretical knowledge and clinical skills so they can implement thoughtful, creative intervention strategies to work through longstanding problems.