Psychological Consultations (PC)

 

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Psychological Consultations is a private group practice located in the Lakeview area of Chicago, IL. We have experience providing psychological services to diverse populations, especially the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning (LGBTQ) communities, since 1995. Our areas of specialty also include individual, families, couples, and group therapy, as well as cooperative treatment of HIV/AIDS impacted persons.

Psychological Consultations recognizes the value of every person and is guided by commitments to truth, wholeness, and compassion. We promote mental health and emotional wellbeing to the diverse populations of Chicago through best practices of psychology and training. Serving people across the lifespan, we utilize various holistic therapeutic approaches and sound psychological testing services, enabling our clients to make meaningful life choices. Psychological Consultations empowers all those who come in contact with us in a supportive, familial environment. We want you to know you can call us if you need us.

For more information about Psychological Consultations, please visit our website at http://psychologicalconsultations.com/

Graduate Internship Training

Please note that the APPIC match number for Psychological Consultations is 215811.

Deadline: December 15, 2017

Match Number: 215811

Length: 1 year (July 1 – June 30)

Total Hours: 2200 hrs. (40-45 hr/wk)

Stipend: $18,000

At Psychological Consultations (PC), Dr. Gregory Sarlo maintains overall responsibility for Interns’ training experiences. Dr. Sarlo is an active Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Illinois. He is the Clinical Director of PC and oversees all functions of the clinical practice, including referrals, assignment of cases, assessment, treatment, and evaluation of students.

PC’s staff consists of two Illinois Licensed Psychologists and several assessment and therapy externs. Staff members carry clinical responsibility for the cases being supervised and provide supervision. Drs. Sarlo and Brewer provide at least two hours per week of regularly scheduled individual supervision. Supervision is provided with the specific purpose of addressing and evaluating psychological services rendered directly by the trainee.

Psychological Consultations is a private group practice located in the Lakeview area of Chicago, Illinois. Interns at PC provide psychological services to diverse populations, most especially Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning (LGBTQ) clients. Other areas of practice at PC include individual, family, couple, and group therapy, as well as cooperative treatment of HIV/AIDS-impacted persons. Services conducted at PC include therapy, assessment, groups, and consulting. PC also offers neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation assessment for the state of Illinois.

At PC, Interns not only gain experience with a diverse array of presenting concerns, but are also involved in learning the nature of running a group private practice. Clients’ typical diagnostic presentations may vary from acute to chronic difficulties. Some clients may not have insurance, while others may utilize private insurance. In addition, the Intern at PC acts as the Administrative Intern for IPAPIC and is involved with organizing Consortium-wide didactics, authoring and editing training materials for both the externship and internship application processes, and engaging in other Consortium-related activities. Interns are also given the opportunity to provide direct weekly clinical and administrative peer supervision for diagnostic and therapy externs training at PC. Interns typically engage in at least 15-20 hours of direct service weekly. The remaining clinical hours during the week are spent in supervision, research, assessment administration, scoring, and report writing. At the completion of the internship experience, interns will demonstrate competency in domains set forth by APA in the treatment, assessment, group work, case management, and consultation. The ideal at the end of Internship is to attempt to produce through PC’s excellence in training the best possible readiness for professional practice as a doctoral level psychologist candidate.

Please consult the Training Handbook for more information about the training schedule and trainee benefits at Psychological Consultations.

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