Program Information: Department of Psychiatry

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1420
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Address: Department of Psychiatry
1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon, New Hampshire 03756
Country: United States
Metro Area: Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Distance from Major City: 120 miles from Boston
Phone: 603-650-6188
Fax: 603-650-0819
Email: Robert.E.Brady@Hitchcock.org
Web Address: https://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/psychology-internship
Brochure Website's Address: https://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/psychology-internship
Primary Agency Type: Academic Health Center
Additional Agency Types:
  • Academic Health Center
  • Medical School
  • Private Outpatient Clinic
  • State/County/Other Public Hospital
Member of APPIC since:
Accreditation
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Robert Brady
Chief Psychologist: Kay Jankowski
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 18
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 0
Position Information
Start Date: 07/01/2022
Funded
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 6
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class: 0
Stipend
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 28000
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 0
Fringe Benefits: Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above): Access to Geisel School of Medicine/Dartmouth College libraries.
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Interns provide assessment and therapeutic services to a clinically diverse patient population at one or more clinical training sites as part of the Dartmouth Doctoral Internship Program. They receive four or more hours of individual supervision per week, along with didactic training opportunities. Adult and Pediatric Neuropsychology Track interns can expect to administer brief and extended assessment batteries to psychiatric inpatient and outpatient populations. Clinical Adult Psychology Track interns can expect to provide psychotherapy and consultation services (e.g., psychological assessments) to adult populations with a variety of psychiatric problems, including anxiety, mood, and trauma-related disorders. Similarly, clinical Child Psychology Track interns can expect to provide psychotherapy and consultation services to pediatric populations including internalizing and externalizing behavior problems and management of psychological response to chronic medical conditions.
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: 11/01/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Not Offered
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 11/22/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/05/2022
Interview process description:

Based on feedback from prior internship cohorts and learning from the 2020-2021 recruitment season, we no longer offer interviews onsite. We believe this is a more equitable option for all prospective applicants moving forward. We will conduct videoconferenced interviews and these are required. They will occur throughout the month of January and consist of individual interviews over the course of 4 to 6 hours. This will include a "virtual tour" of the facility as well. For those applicants interested in viewing the area and facilities where training occurs, we will assist with tours; however, these visitations will not be incorporated into the applicant review and evaluation process.

How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: Duke University Eastern Michigan University Emory University Idaho State University La Salle University Miami University-Ohio Pennsylvania State University Saint Louis University Southern Illinois University Southern Methodist University University of California-Berkeley University of California-Los Angeles University of Connecticut University of Delaware University of Denver University of Georgia University of Kansas University of Massachusetts-Amherst University of Mississippi University of South Alabama Yeshiva University
Internship Applicant Requirements
US Citizenship Required: No
If NOT a U.S. Citizen, Authorization to Work or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in the US is Required: Yes
Canadian Citizenship Required: No
If NOT a Canadian Citizen, Authorization to Work in Canada or to Engage in Practical Training (CPT or OPT) in Canada is Required: No
Masters Degree Required: No
Comprehensive Exams Passed: Yes, by application deadline
Dissertation Proposal Approved: Yes, by application deadline
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 Accepted
School Psychology Not Accepted
APA-Accredited Accepted
CPA-Accredited 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

The Dartmouth Psychology Internship Program currently offers the Adult Neuropsychology track, Pediatric Neuropsychology track, Adult Psychology track, and Child Psychology track. The Adult and Pediatric Neuropsychology Tracks offer training for interns who plan on a career in neuropsychology. The Adult Neuropsychology track offers two positions for the 2022-2023 training year. The Pediatric Neuropsychology track offers one position for the 2022-2023 training year. Training experiences in the Pediatric Neuropsychology Track include administration of brief and extended neuropsychological assessment batteries to inpatient and outpatient populations with a variety of clinical presentations, including acquired brain injuries (e.g., stroke, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy), epilepsy, hematology/oncology, (e.g., brain tumor, ALL, AML), genetic syndromes, intellectual and developmental disabilities, learning and developmental disorders (e.g., ADHD), autism spectrum disorders, developmental trauma, and psychiatric and behavioral challenges. We will also focus on clinical interviewing skills and the delivery of effective feedback to patients and families. Training in brief psychosocial interventions and longer-term psychotherapy are also available. Applicants to this track should have a strong background in provision of services to primarily adult populations. Interns in this track provide services within the Neuropsychology Service in the Outpatient Clinic of the Department of Psychiatry at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) and the inpatient services of New Hampshire Hospital. Several opportunities for research collaboration exist, supported through protected research time.

The Adult Psychology track offers two positions for the 2022-2023 training year. The interns work within the Outpatient Clinic of the Department of Psychiatry at DHMC and Hanover Psychiatry, the Department's community-based practice. The Adult Psychology Track provides extensive training and supervision in the areas of individual and group therapy and in psychological assessment of adults. Interns work with a variety of presenting psychiatric disorders and have extensive opportunities to observe and work alongside professionals functioning as clinicians, researchers, administrators, and program developers. Interns can expect to receive training in evidence-based practices for anxiety, mood, trauma-related, and obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, as well as behavioral medicine services (e.g., chronic pain and insomnia). The Adult Psychology Track position involves significant opportunities for training in cognitive-behavioral and behavioral therapies. The interns in this track will spend the majority of their experience in clinical services, though opportunities for collaborative research are also available and encouraged through protected research time.

The Child Psychology track offers one position for the 2022-2023 training year. The intern also works within the Outpatient Clinic of the Department of Psychiatry at DHMC and Hanover Psychiatry, the Department's community-based practice. Additionally, they will provide services in pediatric and specialty clinics, including medically-complicated care and transgender services. The intern can expect to receive training in providing therapy for youth with a variety of concerns, including anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, ODD, elimination disorders, trauma-related disorders, and sleep problems. They provide speciality treatment services to patients with severe OCD and anxiety disorders through Mountain Valley Treatment Center, a private residential treatment program. Clinical services primarily consist of individual and family-based care with cognitive-behavioral, acceptance and mindfulness-based interventions, parent training, family systems as the core treatment modalities. Similar to our other tracks, the intern in this track will spend the majority of their experience in clinical services, though opportunities for collaborative research are also available along with protected research time.

Internship Training Opportunities

Populations

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

Treatment Modalities

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

Experience

Health Psychology: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Women's Health:
HIV/AIDS:
Eating Disorders:
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
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: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Neuropsychology-Child: 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: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Offenders:
Geropsychology:
Pediatrics: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
School:
Counseling:
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy:
Feminist Therapy:
Religion/Spirituality:
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: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Administration: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - primary: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - specialty: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Other:

These areas of emphasis vary by track and selected sites.

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: https://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/psychology-internship  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.

Summary of the Characteristics of the Specified Internship Class
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Number of Completed Applications: 92 80 114 101 169
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 18 20 28 32 33
Total number of interns: 3 3 4 5 5
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 3 3 4 5 5
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 3 3 4 5 5
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 0 0 0 0 0
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 3 3 4 5 5
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 0 0 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 2 0 0 0
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 85 271 161 140
Summary of Post Internship Employment Settings of Each Internship Class
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Working on dissertation/Student: 0 1 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 4 2 3 3 5
Community Mental Health Center: 1 0 0 0 0
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0 1 1
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
General Hospital: 2 2 1 0 3
Other Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Private Psychiatric Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
State/County/Other Public Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
Correctional Facility: 0 0 0 0 0
School District/System: 0 0 0 0 0
University Counseling Center: 0 0 0 0 0
University Teaching Faculty: 0 0 0 0 0
2 or 4 year Undergraduate Teaching Position: 0 0 0 1 0
Medical School: 1 0 1 2 1
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 0 0 1 0 0
Other (e.g. consulting): 0 0 0 0 0
Not Currently Employed: 0 0 0 0 0
Changed to Other Career Field: 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown: 0 0 0 0 0