Site Name: Tewksbury Hospital
Department: Medical Services
We will conduct all of the interviews via video conference. Our interview format will be at least three one-hour meetings, likely on different days in January.
Tewksbury Hospital is a 210-bed public health hospital for chronic medical disease and neurological conditions. In addition, it also has a 160 bed inpatient psychiatric unit for seriously and persistently mentally ill adults. It is located on a large public health state hospital campus in a Boston suburb. On the seven medical units, clinical training activities are provided for patients experiencing psychological disorders/stress in combination with traumatic brain injury, stroke, Huntington's disease, multiple sclerosis, dementia and other chronic neurological and physical diseases. The stay for many of the patients on these units is long-term. On the four intermediate care mental health units, patients are typically admitted due to civil commitments transferred from brief private hospitalizations who have serious and persistent mental illness and comorbidities, and some criminal forensically involved patients who may also need evaluations from Courts as well as further treatment. Cognitive behavioral, DBT, ACT, psychodynamic supportive therapy and other supervision for individual and group therapy are the focus. Neuropsychological and psychological consultation and assessment. Predoctoral Clinical Internship Training program, APA-Accredited. 1850 hours. This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking related information from any applicant.
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Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or training experiences may be available as described in the APPIC Directory. Please consult the program's application materials or their website at:
for a complete description of the training opportunities available at this training site. IF the site has not updated their information by August 1, feel free to contact the Training Director for additional information.