Program Information: Allina Health Mental Health and Addiction Services

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Member Site Information
APPIC Member Number: 1792
Program Type: Internship
Membership Type: Full Membership
Site: Allina Health Psychology Internship Program
Department: Allina Health Mental Health and Addiction Services
Address: 480 Osborne Road NE
Suite 260
Mail Route: 48260
Fridley, Minnesota 55432
Country: United States
Metro Area: Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
Distance from Major City: 10 miles from Minneapolis
Phone: 763-236-0797
Web Address:
Brochure Website's Address:'s-Psychology-Internship.pdf
Primary Agency Type: Private General Hospital
Additional Agency Types:
  • Private General Hospital
Member of APPIC since:
APA Accreditation Accredited
CPA Accreditation Not Accredited
Internship Staff/Faculty Information
Training Director & Lead / Director: Mark Goetz
Chief Psychologist: Meghan Miller
Number of Full-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 9
Number of Part-Time Licensed Doctoral Psychologists on Staff/Faculty 9
Position Information
Start Date: 08/08/2022
Number of Full Time Slots Expected Next Class: 6
Number of Part Time Slots Expected Next Class:
Full Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 31200
Part Time Annual Stipend for Next Class: 31200
Fringe Benefits: Dissertation Release Time, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Sick Leave, Vacation
Other Fringe Benefits (not indicated above):
Brief description of the typical work day for an intern at this training site Interns will generally have exposure each day to core clinical experiences including providing individual therapy, group therapy and assessment. These experiences will be tailored to their track and rotation. Other activities include supervision, didactics, administrative release time (e.g., research or leadership project) or participating in consultation meetings.
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: 11/20/2021 11:59 PM EST
Application Due Date Time Zone:
This program uses the AAPI: Yes
An onsite interview is:
  • Virtual
Interview notification date: 12/03/2021
Tentative interview date: 01/07/2022
Interview process description:

Interview Date Range: January 7th through January 14th, 2022

Length of Interview: Half Day (Skype)

Format: Panel Interview with Training Committee members, virtual tour of site where interview is located, Q&A with Training Director for applicants, Q&A with current interns.

Notification: Applicants are notified of interview invitations via e-mail on APPI

Location: Skype





How to obtain application info: Visit Website
Preferred method of contacting the program: Email the Program
We have matched with interns from these programs: Past Interns were matched from the following programs: University of Minnesota, Palo Alto University, Ball State University, Colorado State University, Minnesota School of Professional Psychology, University of Notre Dame, University of Saint Thomas, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
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: No
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 ranking deadline
Dissertation Defended: No
Minimum Number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 250
Minimum Number of AAPI Assessment Hours: 100
Minimum Number of Years of Grad Training Required:
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 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

Allina Health is a not-for-profit health care system that cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through with its 90+ clinics, 13 hospitals, 14 retail pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services, home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment and emergency medical transportation services. Our Mental Health and Addiction Service Line works to provide high quality mental health services to a diverse population through offering clinical services in clinics and hospitals. Our Training Program  offers training opporutnities in the follwoing format:




Adult Track: Required rotations include Primary Care Clinic, Hospital Based Clinic and Inpatient Co-Occurring Rotation. Population served includes patients ages 18 and older.



Child/Adolescent Track: Required rotations include Primary Care Clinic, Hospital Based Clinic, and Adolescent Inpatient Rotation.  Population served includes patients 18 and younger.


***NOTE: Please specify in application materials which track you are intersted in. Applicants are invited to consider one or both tracks. Below are the associated Match codes:

                                                                     179211 for the Adult Track

                                                                     179212 for the Child/Adolescent Track.


Rotation Descriptions


Primary Care Clinic - Allina Health is currently providing services at 61 clinics across Minnesota and Wisconsin. In line with Allina mission, mental health professionals are located in several of the primary clinics. Services provided in the primary care clinics include individual therapy, group therapy, diagnostic interviewing and assessment. Assessment activities with trainees would target screening measures and gaining skill and experience with referral networks. Additionally, this setting works to implement an integrated health model in which the students are awarded the opportunity to consult with other medical professionals on site.


Hospital Based Clinic - Allina Health also provides mental health services through the hospital based clinics. Students rotating through the hospital based clinic will find themselves engaging with patients whose mental health is of higher acuity and may benefit from longer term therapy and/or additional collaboration with other members of the treatment team. Located in the clinic are other therapists, as well as, adult and child/adolescent psychiatrists, registered nurses and certified medical assistants. Clinical activities will include individual and group therapy. Additionally, exposure to diagnostic assessment and psychological evaluations is included within this rotation.


Inpatient Co-occurring Disorder Rotation-The Inpatient Co-occurring disorders Clinic provides services for individuals with Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders. The clinic interdisciplinary staff specializes in the treatment of co-morbid mental health and chemical dependency services (MICD).  Psychology Interns attend staff meetings, providing clinical interventions such as biopsychosocial screening interviews, individual therapy, presenting psychoeducational classes, co-facilitating psychotherapy MICD groups, and completing documentation.  




Internship Training Opportunities


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: Yes
Students: Yes
International Students:
Rural: Yes
Urban: Yes
Low income: Yes
Homelessness: Yes

Treatment Modalities

Assessment: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Individual Therapy: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Couples Therapy:
Family Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Group Therapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Community Intervention:
Consultation/Liaison: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Crisis Intervention: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Brief Psychotherapy: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Long-term Psychotherapy: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Cognitive Rehabilitation:
Primary Care: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidenced Based Practice: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Evidence Based Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Supervision of Practicum students :
Other: Collaborative Care


Health Psychology: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Women's Health: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Eating Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Disorders:
Sports Psychology:
Rehabilitation Psychology:
Physical Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Learning Disabilities: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Developmental Disabilities:
Assessment: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Serious Mental Illness: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Anxiety Disorders: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Trauma/PTSD: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Abuse:
Substance Use Disorders: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Sexual Offenders:
Pediatrics: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Vocational/Career Development:
Multicultural Therapy: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Feminist Therapy:
Empirically-Supported Treatments: Major Area of Study (50% or Greater)
Public Policy/Advocacy:
Program Development/Evaluation:
Supervision: EXPERIENCE (21% to 30%)
Research: EXPOSURE (1% to 20%)
Integrated health care - primary: EMPHASIS (31% to 49%)
Integrated health care - specialty:

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.

Summary of the Characteristics of the Specified Internship Class
2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022
Number of Completed Applications: 20 38 58
Number of applicants invited for interviews: 10 31 48
Total number of interns: 2 6 6
Total number of interns from APA/CPA accredited programs: 2 6 6
Total number of interns from Ph.D. programs: 0 2 3
Total number of interns from Psy.D. programs: 2 4 3
Total number of interns from Ed.D. programs: 0 0 0
Number of interns that come from a Clinical Psychology program 1 1 2
Number of interns that come from a Counseling Psychology program 1 5 2
Number of interns that come from a School Psychology program 0 0 2
Range of integrated assessment reports: lowest number of reports written 10 12 5
Range of integrated assessment reports: highest number of reports written 25 27 49
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 0 0 0 0
Postdoctoral Fellow: 0 2 3 4 6
Community Mental Health Center: 0 0 0 0 1
Health Maintenance Organization: 0 0 0 0 0
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Military Medical Center: 0 0 0 0 0
Private General Hospital: 0 0 0 3 4
General Hospital: 0 0 0 0 0
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 0 0
Medical School: 0 0 0 0 0
Academic Non-Teaching Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Research Position: 0 0 0 0 0
Independent Practice: 0 0 0 1 1
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