Company Name:

Kind Mind Psychology

Location:

New York, New York

Population Served:

18-25, 26-64

Mandatory Days:

Select most applicable

Appropriate for:

Any Level

Training Model

DBT

Posted

October 28, 2018

Kind Mind Psychology

Provide description of Externship: An extern is sought for an inviting private practice setting. In this placement, you will see adults ranging from 18+ who present with a wide range of symptoms/disorders including: depression, anxiety, OCD, and Borderline Personality Disorder. We specialize in CBT and DBT interventions. As part of the externship you are expected to co-lead a DBT group and provide individual DBT interventions. We also serve a diverse population so expect to have a multicultural lens when conceptualizing cases. 

General information about externship site:

Director of the Program: Monica Johnson, PsyD
Training Director, (degree): PsyD
Website: www.monicajohnson.org
URL for Externship Brochure:
Length of externship (in months):12
Start Date: June 2019
End Date: June 2020
How many hours a week are expected of extern?: 16-20
Specialty tracks: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
# of externs to be accepted for 2019-20: 1-2
Minimum level of readiness (any prior experiences or level of training required for applicants: Must have completed at least one externship experience in the past with CBT or DBT background

Preferences: 3rd and 4th year students
Do you provide a stipend? If so how much?: No

Interviews:
When do you expect to begin interviews? (Applications can be submitted no earlier than Jan 22): We will begin interviews in February
Interview process (provide information about interview process- time frame, how decisions are made) Also, do you conduct individual and/or group interviews; case presentation, other information?: 
What application materials are required (i.e., cv, transcript, how many reference letters, case summary, test report, other?: Letter of Interest, CV, attestation letter from your graduate program stating your eligibility for externship, two letters of recommendation (from professor or clinical supervisors, at least one of the recommendations must be from a clinical supervisor).



Intervention and Assessment:
Intervention training experiences offered: Estimate average number of individual patients that students will carry; estimate number of groups and other types of interventions. Offer description: Externs will be trained in evidenced based practiced of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. This site does have an active DBT program and externs should expect to provide both individual and group therapy. The caseload of 8-12 individual therapy patients and must co-lead 1 DBT group (these groups happen on Monday evenings currently). 

Assessment training experiences commonly offered. Describe:
Expected number of full assessment batteries completed during externship (defined as administration of a battery of standardized tests):
Estimate # of integrated assessment reports per year:
If offering Rorschach, which scoring systems used:

Supervision:
Estimate hours/week of individual supervision: 1-2
Estimated hours/week of group supervision: 1
Estimated hour/week of didactics: 1
Estimated co-therapy hours with supervisors: 1-2
Context of didactics (seminars, Grand Rounds): DBT training, CBT training, Mindfulness training, Multicultural/Diversity Topics, Psychology as  a Business
Estimated informal open door "curbside" supervision: as needed
Describe direct supervision: 1:1 supervision with Dr. Johnson
Specify if observation occurs during intervention, assessment, consultation (audio, video, live in person (in treatment room, one-way mirror, live video stream): 

Support:
If you have only one extern, would you be to have the extern participate in a peer support consortium with other sites- live or "SKYPE"?:  Yes
Is the agency readily accessible through public transportation?: Yes
Wheelchair accessible:
Are home visits required as part of the trainee's duties?: No
Is a transportation stipend provided?: No

Company Name:

Kind Mind Psychology

Location:

New York, New York

Population Served:

18-25

Mandatory Days:

Select most applicable

Appropriate for:

Any Level

Training Model

DBT

Posted

October 28, 2018

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