Fellowships and Externships are part-time, one- or two-year appointments in which candidates receive in-depth training in rational-emotive and cognitive behavior therapy, serve as therapists in the Institute’s clinic, co-lead groups and workshops, receive 3 hours of individual and group supervision a week, and participate in research.
Successful completion of all requirements will result in Fellowship or Associate Fellowship status.
Postgraduate Fellowships: Doctorate in psychology, Master’s in Mental Health Counseling, M.S.W., R.N., or M.D. Predoctoral Externs nearing completion of Ph.D. thesis pursue a similar program to Fellows.
Applications accepted beginning January 17, 2017
Deadline: February 13, 2017 – *We are no longer accepting applications for the 2017-2018 year.
For further information, please email Ariana Ruiz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please complete application using this online form
Course of Study
The Fellowship and Externship Programs offer highly diversified training:
Clinical experience: Fellows devote 9 hours per week to clinical practice, including co-leading a therapy group with senior staff. (Externs carry more client hours.)
Supervision: 3 hours of supervision per week.
Co-lead workshops in coping with anxiety, anger, procrastination, self-defeating eating, and numerous other topics.
Clinical seminars: Mental health and other professionals are brought in to provide a comprehensive training experience.
Clinical requirements for Fellows and Externs can be met by working 3 evenings a week, with supervision and clinical seminars on Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 3:30 pm. Program begins mid-July.