Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Psychology Internship Training Program
Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Note: Application deadline is 11:59pm Eastern Time on October 30, 2020!
Only a 30 minute subway ride from Midtown Manhattan, the Psychology Internship Training Program is perfect for intern candidates who are interested in experiencing life in New York City while working in a bustling academic medical center in what the U.S. Census considers to be one of the most diverse areas in the country!
Our location in the Bronx makes us an excellent match for interns who are interested in building their competence in the assessment, treatment, and research of the full range of psychiatric disorders, while also addressing issues of culture, diversity and social justice in a largely underprivileged and underserved patient population. This includes: (a) applying evidence-based treatments cross-culturally, (b) tailoring evidence-based treatments for patients with comorbid medical conditions and/or multiple psychosocial and environmental stressors (either of which may impact the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of their mental health disorders), (c) implementing evidence-based behavioral health treatments for chronic medical diseases (e.g., CBT for smoking cessation, weight management, hypertension, etc.)., and (d) participating in (or designing) a research project and/or other scholarly activities with our clinical population that is of sufficient quality and rigor to have the potential to contribute to the scientific, psychological, or professional knowledge base via a professional publication or presentation at the local, regional, or national level.
As the University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center is nationally recognized for clinical excellence - breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care – all of which has caused it to be ranked among the top hospitals nationally and regionally by U.S. News & World Report. In addition, the Psychology Internship Training program has been accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) since 1985 and is re-accredited through to 2029! For more information on the accreditation status of our program, please contact the APA at: American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002-4242; Phone: 202-336-5979; Web: http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation.
I am very proud of the Psychology Internship Training Program at Montefiore Medical Center and of our many successful program graduates. Please use the website links on the left to explore the many facets of our Psychology Internship Training Program. If after reviewing the information on our website you have any questions or concerns about the internship program, please do not hesitate to contact me.
I hope that you will consider applying to our internship and becoming a part of the Montefiore family and wish you the best of luck during this important and exciting stage of your career!
Simon A. Rego, PsyD, ABPP, ACT
Director, Psychology Training
P.S. Please note that this internship is only available to students enrolled in doctoral programs in Health Service Psychology and/or Professional Psychology, in the areas of (a) clinical, (b) counseling, (c) school, (d) other developed practice areas, or (e) combinations of two or three of the above areas, consistent with the standards of an Eligible Accrediting Organization (one that accredits doctoral programs in Health Service Psychology and/or Professional Psychology and is either recognized by an Approved Government Agency or the Canadian Psychological Association). An Approved Government Agency is a United States governmental department, agency, or body that (a) formally reviews and/or recognizes doctoral psychology accrediting organizations or (b) has explicitly recognized a doctoral psychology accrediting organization in its hiring qualifications; and (c) has been approved by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). Approved Government Agencies currently include the United States Department of Education and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Respecialization programs in Professional Psychology for which internship is an essential and required component of the doctoral training are also eligible.