Doctoral Internship in Professional Psychology
Welcome to Pine Grove's Doctoral Internship in Professional Psychology website. We have an excellent internship that offers a wide range of training activities on two rotations. We are able to offer interns opportunities for training in residential, partial hospitalization, and outpatient settings working with adults who present with a wide range of diagnoses, including personality disorders, compulsive and addictive behavior disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, as well as trauma-related disorders, behavioral disorders, and developmental disorders.
We strive to mentor interns toward greater independence through the year, so that by the end of the internship, interns are ready for independent practice or a post-doctoral year, depending on where the intern is headed. Throughout the internship year, we offer intensive supervision and support.
Please take some time to explore the website, read about our staff, find out about Hattiesburg, and see what we have to offer.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Christina Williams, Ph.D.
Director of Training
How To Apply
Applications are due December 1st of each year. Please look under “Internship Overview” for full application instructions.
INTERNSHIP PROGRAM C-27 TABLES
Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data
Program Tables updated: August 2nd, 2018
Internship Program Admission
|Intern applicants are asked to provide three (3) letters of recommendation attesting to the quality of their psychotherapy and assessment skills, clinical judgment, knowledge of theory and evidenced-based treatments, ethical behaviors, research, responsiveness to supervision, and ability to work well both independently and collaboratively. We have some flexibility in these basic requirements if an applicant has substantially met the requirements and we feel that, based on the rest of the application materials, he or she has the potential to be a good fit for our program.|
|Program requires that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application:|
|Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours||300 hours|
|Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours||100 hours|
|Interns must be from an APA accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology and be United States citizens. By December 1st of the year they are applying to internship, interns are expected to have:
|Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*|
|Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns:||$22,360|
|Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns:||Not Applicable|
|Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?||Yes|
|If access to medical insurance is provided:|
|Trainee contribution to cost required?||Yes|
|Coverage of family member(s) available?||Yes|
|Coverage of legally married partner available?||Yes|
|Coverage of domestic partner available?||No|
|Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation):||21 Days per Year of PTO|
|Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave:||12 Days per year of Paid Sick Leave|
|In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave for interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?||Yes|
|*Note: Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table.|
|Initial Post-Internship Positions||2014-2017|
|Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts:||8|
|Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree:||0|
|Community mental health center|
|Federally qualified health center|
|Independent primary care facility/clinic||1|
|University counseling center|
|Veterans Affairs medical center||2|
|Military health center|
|Academic health center||1|
|Other medical center or hospital||2|
|Community college or other teaching setting|
|Independent research institution|
|Independent practice setting||1|
|Not currently employed|
|Changed to another field|
|Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time. For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.|