Provide description of Externship:
This program offers students a unique opportunity to become familiar with psychoanalytic concepts and how they are implemented in clinical practice. Patients are from IPTAR's clinical center, as well as middle school students and refugees and survivors of trauma.
General information about externship site:
Directors of the Program: Carolyn Feigelson, Ph.D.., ABPP; Judith Lasky, Ph.D.
Training Directors, (degree): See above
URL for Externship Brochure:
Length of externship (in months): 9 months
Start Date: September 5, 2019
End Date: May 21, 2020
How many hours a week are expected of extern?: 16
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20: 6 - 8
Applicants should be at least in their 2nd year
We prefer applicants to have some previous experience doing psychotherapy
There is no stipend
Applications can be submitted no earlier than Jan 22. Interviews will begin soon after applications are received. Applicants are interviewed individually by one of the two Co-Directors, and decisions are made by both.
Application materials should include a statement of interest in and fit with the IPTAR program, a cv, 2 letters of reference, and a transcript.Please note that applications should be submitted by e-mail to both Co-Directors : Carolyn Feigelson, Ph.D. ABPP (firstname.lastname@example.org) 212-737-4322 and Judith Lasky, Ph.D. (email@example.com) 212-595-4352.
Intervention and Assessment:
Students will carry one patient from the IPTAR Clinical Center and patients (and possibly groups)from the other site(s) which they have selected.
Students may have an opportunity to do an assessment, but it is not required.
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision: 1
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: At least 1/1/2
Estimated hour/week of didactics: 3
Seminars are offered on Controversial Issues in Psychoanalysis andPsychotherapy and Investigations into the processes of Therapy as well as Applications of Psychoanalytic thinking to other avenues of knowledge.
Students presents written case material to either individual supervisor or groups supervisor for clinical and technical discussion and training.
The required observation will occur via audio recording.s