Clinical Psychology Internship Program at Mount Sinai Beth Israel

The psychology division of the department of psychiatry at Mount Sinai Beth Israel offers a year-long, full-time, pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology. This program is available to matriculated doctoral students in clinical and counseling psychology programs accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). The internship program at Mount Sinai Beth Israel was re-accredited by the Accreditation Council of the American Psychological Association in 2015 for a full seven years through 2022.

Office of Program Consultation & Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242 
(202) 336-5979
http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/index.aspx

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Thank you for your interest in applying for a position in the 2018-2019 Mount Sinai Beth Israel Clinical Psychology Internship Program. Please be informed that the internship site will be participating in the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) Matching Program administered by National Matching Services, Inc. (NMS). In order to apply to our internship you must register with NMS for participation in the Matching Program at http://www.natmatch.com/psychint or by contacting NMS directly at (416) 977-3431. The program match code is: 146411.

Our application procedure requires completion of the AAPI application form available on the APPIC website: www.appic.org. If you cannot download the form from their website, please contact APPIC directly at:

APPIC
10 G Street, NE
Suite 750
Washington, DC 20002
202-589-0600

Please complete the online AAPI application, a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript and three letters of recommendation and direct it to:

Elizabeth Ochoa, Ph.D., Director of Training, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Due to the large number of applications received, only a sub-group of applicants can be offered interviews. Should you be among those selected for an interview, we will contact you.

Applications must be available no later than November 8th, 2017.

Seminars focus on various topics including risk assessment, psychopharmacology, interviewing and mental status, record keeping and general hospital psychiatry. Interns participate in these seminars along with psychiatric residents, beginning a year-long interdisciplinary collaboration.

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Program Review Committee:

Hulya Erhan, Ph.D.
Yarmon Neurobehavior Center
Neuropsychological Assessment

Rachel Guerrero, Ph.D.
Inpatient Psychiatry Service

Maria Klara, Psy.D.
Child Psychiatry Service

Sarah Kohler, Ph.D.
Outpatient Psychiatry Service

Elizabeth Ochoa, Ph.D.
Chief Psychologist
Director of Training & Education
Associate Chief, Yarmon Neurobehavior Center

Core Training Faculty:

Lisa Cohen, Ph.D.
Director, Research
Coordinator, Continuing Education
Outpatient Psychiatry Service

Romy Reading, Ph.D.
Medicine/Krueger

Jacob Ham, Ph.D.
Child Psychiatry Service

Gaiane Kazariants, Ph.D.
Family Center For Bipolar Disorde

J. Christopher Muran, Ph.D.
Director, Brief Psychotherapy Research Program

Shefali Samrai, Ph.D.
Outpatient Psychiatry Service

Jennie Sharf, Ph.D.
Inpatient Psychiatry Program

Jessica Wulf, Ph.D.
Substance Abuse Service

Institutional Training Faculty:

Catherine Eubanks-Carter, Ph.D
Brief Psychotherapy Research Program

Jeremy Safran, Ph.D.
Brief Psychotherapy Research Program

David Venarde, Ph.D.
Mindfulness Process Group Leader

Other Institutional Training (Voluntary) Faculty:

Chris Christian, Ph.D.
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Robyn Landow, Ph.D.
Family Therapy

Suzanne Little, Ph.D. (on leave 2017-18)
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Jon McCormick, Ph.D.
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Neil Newman, Ph.D.
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Stephen Schneider, Ph.D.
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Heather Silvestri, Ph.D.
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Other Contributors:

Grant Mitchell, M.D.
Chair, Psychiatry

Michelle Chung, Psy.D.
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Claire Jackson Rabinowitz, M.D.
Director, Psychiatric Outpatient Services

Rachel Lee, Ph.D.
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Chaya Mermerstein, L.C.S.W.
Child & Family Psychiatry Service

Souha Nikowitz, Ph.D.
Multi-Cultural Consultant

Alina Pavlakos, Ph.D.
Psychotherapy Supervisor/Postdoctoral Fellow
Psychotherapy Supervisor

Jason Staal, Psy.D.
Snoezelen Behavior Therapy