Program Information: Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Sciences

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1457
Program Type: Internship
Site: Nassau University Medical Center
Department: Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Sciences
Address: 2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, New York 11554
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA
Distance from Major City: 30 miles east of New York City, on Long Island
Phone: 516-572-3088
Fax: 516-572-4725
Email: llamonta@numc.edu
Web Address: http://www.numc.edu
Brochure Website's Address:
Primary Agency Type: State/County/Other Public Hospital
Additional Agency Types:
Member of APPIC since: 01/01/2005
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Laura Lamontanaro
Chief Psychologist: David Waxman
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 6
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 07/01/2020
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 5
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 31576
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class:
Fringe Benefits: Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Interns carry a psychotherapy caseload of up to 10 outpatients, 3 inpatient therapy cases and can expect to work with a combination of adults, children and adolescents. Each day typically involves both outpatient and inpatient work, and includes group and individual psychotherapy, intake assessments, psychological and/or neuropsychological assessment and consultation.
Does this site have practicum psychology students on site? Yes
Doctoral Psychology Practicum StudentsYes
Masters Psychology Practicum StudentsNo
Do Psychology Interns/Postdocs Have the Opportunity to Supervise Practicum Students?Yes
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: 11/15/2019 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: 12/15/2019
Interview notification date time zone: Eastern Standard Time
Tentative interview date: 12/16/2019
Interview process description:

Group meeting where applicants will receive information about the program followed by individual interviews.  Applicants will have the opportunity to meet separately with current interns.

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: Derner Institute, Adelphi University; LIU Post; LIU Brooklyn: New School; Rutgers; New School; Pace University School-Clinical Program; Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology; Philadephia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Hofstra University; Farleigh Dickenson University; George Washington University; Ponce Health Sciences University; Carlos Albizu University; California School of Professional Psychology; St. John's University and many others.
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: No
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours:
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours:
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required: 3
Accepted / Not-Accepted Program Types
Clinical Psychology Accepted
Counseling Psychology Not Accepted
School Psychology Not Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited Not Accepted
PCSAS-Accredited
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

Our internship emphasizes training in the treatment of Axis II disorders, and severely and persistently mentally ill patients, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Integrative orientation; emphasis on psychodynamic approach. Please see our website for a detailed description of our program.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

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

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Individual Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Couples Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Family Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Group Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Community Intervention:
Consultation/Liaison: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Brief Psychotherapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Primary Care:
Evidenced Based Practice: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Evidence Based Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision of Practicum students : EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Other:

Experience

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

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 www.numc.edu 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: 115 95
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 42 49
Total number of interns: 5 5
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 5 5
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 2 1
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 3 4
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 5 5
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 8 4
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 17 21
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 1 0 4
Community Mental Health Center: 2 0 0
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 1
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: 3 0 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0