Trainee/Internship Program - Los Angeles LGBT Center

If you are feeling depressed, anxious, or stressed, or if you’re dealing with issues that feel beyond your control, you’ve got a warm, welcoming place to turn for counseling—at rates you can afford.

The Los Angeles LGBT Center offers individual, couples, family, and group therapy, as well as psychiatric care. We operate one of the few programs to assist LGBT people involved in domestic and intimate partner abuse and violence. Our programs to combat substance abuse include a renowned outpatient program for those who want to stop or reduce substance use.

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Trainee/Internship Program

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Our internship program is helping future mental health professionals develop valuable LGBT expertise.

If you’re a graduate student or post-grad who’s passionate about working with LGBT clients and developing expertise in treating LGBT people, we invite you to consider the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Mental Health Services Trainee/Internship Program.

Applications are accepted January through March 20 of each year, for a training program that begins in the fall. A calendar year’s commitment of a minimum of 15 to 20 hours per week (inclusive of supervision) expected.

Psychotherapy services include individual, couples and, infrequently, family therapy. Modalities include crisis intervention, brief treatment, and on-going psychotherapy. Various groups are also offered, specializing in such areas as domestic/intimate partner violence and abuse, anger management, substance abuse recovery, crystal methamphetamine abuse and addiction, sexual compulsivity, men’s and women’s general and intimacy issues, female-to-male and male-to-female transgendered individuals, among others.

Onsite consultations with psychiatrists and medical providers are available, including a monthly, multidisciplinary case conference in which interns/trainees are invited to participate.

We especially encourage bilingual students and people of color to apply.

Click the links below for more information and for the applications.
Program Information (.doc)      Application (.doc)

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