National Institute for the Psychotherapies

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january 11, 2017


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Contact Information

Name of Externship: National Institute for the Psychotherapies_Externship name_

Name of Director/Coordinator: Jillen B. Axelrod, Ph.D._Director name_

Street Address:

  250 West 57th Street Suite 501
  New York, NY 10107

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Telephone: _212 505-1963Phone_

Fax: _Fax_

Email: [mailto: Jillen Axelrod 96 Fifth Avenue NY, Ny 10011 or email to cyberjillen@gmail.com_email address_ _Name of recipient_]

Webpage: _http://www.nipinst.orgwebpage_

General Information

Start Date: June 2018 End Date: _May 2019

Appropriate for:

_Clinical_ -

Scheduling (Group supervision Thursday at 11;45 AM for one hour. Seminars and Case Conference Fridays October through May from 11:30 to 2:30 Flexible scheduling for individual supervision and clinical work and phone screenings for the Trauma Program at NIP , these phone screenings require attendance at a group supervision in the Trauma Program typically held on Monday afternoons at 2:30.

Fridays required from 11:30 to 2:30 October through May, 2 days a week, 8 hrs per day, flexibility in scheduling_

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

_One year supervised dynamic psychotherapy experience in a psychology doctoral program

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

_entering third year of training.g., 3rd year_

Is there a stipend for externs?


Application Process

 Applications not accepted before mandated start date for externship applications

What materials need to be submitted? Current Cv, letter describing reason for applying to this externship, 3 letters of reference, at least one of which from a clinical supervisor.

Letter of application
3 letters of reference, at least one must be from a clinical supervisor

How should it be submitted?

_ by mail to Dr. Axelrod at 96 5th Avenue New York, NY 10011 or preferably email Dr. Axelrod at

Dr, Axelrod will interview prospective externs.

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

We service a very diverse populations of adults and college students from all walks of life, ethnic groups and socio-economic levels. "Outpatient "
screening of people with acute and chronic trauma.

Training models offered:



==Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
couples therapy with couples supervision

phone screenings for Trauma Program supervision on identifying and classifying trauma

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: 5 cases are the expected caseload, some may be seen twice weekly."


Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1 or 2_
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: _1
Estimated hours/week of didactics: _3 hrs_
trauma screening supervision twice monthly

==Other Comments: The National Institute for the Psychotherapies has offered this externship since 1996. Externs receive both individual and group supervision from highly experienced psychoanalysts. They may participate in the many colloquia, conferences and forums offered under the auspices of NIP. We are integrated with the Trauma Program at NIP which affords externs the opportunity to attend seminars on trauma, view video tapes of EMDR work and screen potential patients for the Trauma Program.