Yeshiva University Counseling Centers

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Last Update

January 12, 2017

Contact Information

Name of Externship: Yeshiva University Counseling Centers

Name of Director/Coordinator: Yael Muskat, PsyD

Street Address:

Israel Henry Beren Campus Counseling Center
205 Lexington Avenue, Suite 401
New York, NY 10016
Wilf Campus Counseling Center
500 West 185th Street
Furst Hall, Suite 520
New York, NY 10033

Telephone: (646) 592-4210

Fax: (646) 592-4178

Email: Dr. Yael Muskat


General Information

Start Date: September 1, 2018
End Date: May 31, 2019

Appropriate for:


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

16 hrs per week, flexibility in scheduling

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

4th year preferred
3rd year candidates with individual outpatient therapy experience will be considered

Is there a stipend for externs?


Application Process

Additional dates for applications?

Applications not accepted before 9:00 AM on January 16, 2018

What materials need to be submitted?

Cover Letter
1-2 letters of recommendation
Letter of readiness

How should it be submitted?

Email to Dr. Muskat at the above address

Description of Externship

Populations commonly served:

Undergraduate University students
Graduate level students

Training models offered:

Short term therapy
Crisis intervention

Intervention training experiences commonly offered:

Individual Psychotherapy
Group Therapy
School Consultation
Crisis Intervention
Outreach on Campus

Expected number of cases seen at any one time: 8-10

Assessment training experiences commonly offered:

Initial Diagnostic Assessment
Suicide Assessment
Substance Use Assessment<br
Mental Status Exam

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


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



Estimated hours/week of individual supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1
Estimated hours/month of didactics: 2 hrs/month, depending on extern's schedule

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