Carnegie Mellon University

Advanced Training Opportunities for 2018-2019

CaPS has cultivated a well-rounded training experience for doctoral-level psychology and counselor education students, psychiatric residents, and Masters level counseling and social work interns.

At CaPS, our overarching approach to psychotherapy is strongly influenced by developmental and psychodynamic understandings of human functioning and treatment. We offer a rich learning experience designed to foster greater competency, whether as a social worker or as a therapist fostering a deeper understanding of the psychotherapy process, especially as applied to practice in a university setting. In accordance with PAACT 153 requirements, all trainees must pass the following background checks: PA criminal history, child abuse, and FBI finger printing.

photo of psychology resident trainee

Doctoral Practicum and Psychiatric Resident Trainees

Starting January 1, 2018 through February 15, 2018, we will be accepting CVs from doctoral students and psychiatric residents with significant previous direct individual therapy experience for our 2018-19 psychotherapy training cohort.

Read more

photo of pre doctoral candidate

Doctoral Psychology Interns

We are currently participating in the APPIC match process as an APPIC member; we are a “non-APA site.”  Our National Matching Service number is 227911. We have three psychology internship placements open, beginning August 2018, and priority will be given to applications submitted through the APPIC/NMS process by November 15, 2017. This internship opportunity is for a full calendar year (August 1, 2018 – July 31, 2019), and interns must be able to commit to 37.5 hours per week. Training Brochure 2017-2018 (pdf)

Read more

photo of social work interns

Masters level Social Work and Counseling Trainees

Beginning January 1st, 2018 through February 15th, 2018, second-year M.S.W. and M.A. in Counseling students may apply for an internship at CaPS. We will be accepting CVs from second year students seeking a direct-practice training experience as part of our frontline Triage, Consultation and Case Management team (TCC).

Read More