The training program offers practicum/internship training to students in clinical psychology from Bay Area graduate schools. Our contract is for 20 hours a week and one year of service, beginning and ending in late August.
The program emphasizes long-term therapy with a varied adult population with a range presenting problems including depression, anxiety, Axis I diagnoses, and spiritual and existential concerns. Supervision is typically geared towards a psychodynamic approach, but all orientations are welcome and training staff will be supervised according to their preference.
Trainee Staff will gain experience in:
- Group psychotherapy
- Individual psychotherapy
- Psycho-educational instruction
- Stress reduction/relaxation instruction
Trainees will also participate in:
- Weekly individual supervision
- Weekly group supervision
- In-vivo supervision
- Didactic trainings
- Team building
To apply for a practicum position:
- Letter of intent
- Curriculum Vitae
- 2 letters of recommendation
- Graduate transcript
- Additional Materials may be submitted at the applicant’s discretion and will be reviewed as time permits.
Mail items to:
Meghan Fraley, Ph.D.
Sofia Counseling Center
1057 E Meadow Circle
Palo Alto, CA 94303