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Training Experience

The specific training areas covered in the Our Lady of the Lake Psychology Internship are aligned with APA Standards of Accreditation and will provide a broad range of generalist training that highlights the incorporation of science and practice within a collegial and collaborative environment. Training components will cover areas such as those listed below:

Required Training Experiences:

  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Group psychotherapy
  • Intake
  • Assessment
  • Substance abuse interventions
  • Multi-week seminars on important areas such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Assessment; Legal and Ethical Issues; Diversity; Crisis Assessment, Intervention, and Risk Management; Case Presentation; Career and Job Search

Major Specialty Rotations including:


  • Outpatient continuity clinic
  • St Clare Adult Psychiatric Inpatient Unit
  • Psychiatric Consultation/Liaison for Hospital Medical/Surgical/ICU Services

Typical Weekly Schedule

Typically, interns are expected to work 40 hours per week. Hospital holidays can be found here.

Direct Service:

  • Behavioral Assessment/Functional Analysis
  • Individual therapy: 8-10 hours per week
  • Group therapy: 2-3 hours per week
  • Emergency and Consultation/Liaison Coverage - 4.5 hours per week
  • Psychological Testing- as needed

Training Activities:

  • Individual supervision - 2 hours per week
  • Group Supervision - 1 hour per week
  • Staff Meetings - 1.5 hours per week
  • Clinical Case Conference – 1 hour per week
  • Grand Rounds (with Psychiatry) 1 hour per week
  • Seminar/Didactics – 3-4 hours per week

Other Activities:

  • Documentation,
  • Case Management
  • Research/Dissertation/Job Search- 1 hour per week