Program Information: Mid Ohio Psychological Services

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 2050
Program Type: Internship
Site: Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc.
Department: Mid Ohio Psychological Services
Address: 2238 South Hamilton Road
Suite 200
Columbus , Ohio 43232-4382
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: The administrative offices of Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. (MOPS) are housed in the Lancaster, Ohio site which is located 20 miles east of Columbus. MOPS has one site in Columbus where the training program resides and 3 additional sites in Newark, Delaware and Chillicothe, Ohio all of which are located within 40 miles of Columbus.
Phone: 740-417-9265x
Fax: 740-417-9268
Web Address:
Brochure Website's Address:
Primary Agency Type: Community Mental Health Center
Additional Agency Types:
Member of APPIC since: 2009
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Tatia Williams
Chief Psychologist: Claire Robitaille Dr.
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 5
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 08/17/2020
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 3
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 22880
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class:
Fringe Benefits: Comp Time , Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): *Retirement savings account *Reimbursement for business related travel *EAP *48 Hours of Flexible Holiday Time
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Internship activities include weekly didactic training, group supervision and individual supervision. Clinical intervention opportunities include individual psychotherapy, group counseling, family counseling, home-based counseling and psychological assessment. Professional development opportunities include inter system collaboration, program evaluation and some administrative tasks associated with program development and administrative functions may occur in the second half of the internship.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? No
Is this program fully affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Is this program partially affiliated with one or more doctoral programs? No
Internship Application Process
Accepting Applicants: Yes
Application Due Date: 11/21/2019 11:59 PM
Application Due Date Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is: Required
Interview notification date: 12/18/2019
Interview notification date time zone: Eastern Standard Time
Tentative interview date: 01/14/2020
Interview process description:

Applicants who are invited to interview will be interviewed at the Columbus, Ohio site location.  Applicants are notified by email of the invitation to participate in an interview.  A choice of two days and times will be offered in a follow-up phone or email contact.  On the interview day, a panel of approximately 8 program faculty members will be available to conduct both individual and group interviews during a 4 hour block of time. 

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Visit Website
We have matched with interns from these programs:
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by start of internship
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 400
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 50
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Accepted
School Psychology Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Accepted
Non-Accredited Not Accepted
Ph.D Degree Accepted
Psy.D. Degree Accepted
Ed.D. Degree Not Accepted
This institution, department, internship, or postdoctoral program requires trainees to sign a statement about personal behavior and/or religious beliefs as a condition of admission and/or retention in the program: No
How to obtain text of statement:
Other Requirements:
Program Description

Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc. is a community mental health center located in central Ohio that offers outpatient services to underserved populations. It is the agency's vision to be a socially responsive agency striving to develop a comprehensive program based on the needs of the community where all persons experiencing substance abuse and mental health issues may achieve their full potential. The center employs approximately 65 clinical staff, 5 of which are licensed Psychologists, who provide a variety of services including individual therapy, couples and family therapy, group therapies, case management, home based therapy, and formal evaluations. The psychology interns are expected to have an average of 17 clinical contacts a week over the course of the internship year. In addition, the interns will conduct a variety of psychological evaluations throughout the year.  Individual and group supervision, case conferences, and didactic trainings are all used to supplement direct clinical experiences to allow for integration of concepts and to aid in treatment planning, intervention, and case conceptualization.  For more information regarding the specific goals of the internship, please contact the agency.

Internship Training Opportunities


Children: Yes
Adolescents: Yes
Adults: Yes
Family: Yes
Older Adults: Yes
Outpatients: Yes
Gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender: Yes
Ethnic minorities: Yes
Spanish-speaking: Yes
Deaf/Hearing-impaired: Yes
Students: Yes
International Students:
Rural: Yes
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness: Yes

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Individual Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Couples Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Family Therapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Group Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Community Intervention: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Consultation/Liaison: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Crisis Intervention:
Brief Psychotherapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care:
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research:
Supervision of Practicum students :


Health Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Women's Health:
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Developmental Disabilities: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Assessment: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Serious Mental Illness: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Anxiety Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Trauma/PTSD: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Sexual Abuse: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Substance Use Disorders: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Forensics/Corrections: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Sexual Offenders: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Geropsychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Pediatrics: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Counseling: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Feminist Therapy:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Administration: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - primary:
Integrated health care - specialty:

Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or experiences may be available at all consortium sites, and some internship programs may not have updated this information recently. Please consult the program's web site or other application materials for a complete description of the training opportunities available at each site.

Summary of the Characteristics of the Specified Internship Class
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020
Number of Completed Applications: 35 33 42
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 22 20 35
Total number of interns: 3 3 4
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 3 3 4
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 0 0 0
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 3 3 3
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 3 3 3
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 3 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 1
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 6 3 3
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 15 15 35
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 1 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 2 3
Community Mental Health Center: 2 2 2
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0
General Hospital: 0 0 0
Other Medical Center: 0 0 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0
Medical School: 0 0 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 0 1 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 1
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0