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Middlesex Health Behavioral Health Services offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary, expert-guided training in professional psychology.
Hours + Time RequirementsOur doctoral internship program is based at the Middlesex Health Center for Behavioral Health, a full-service outpatient facility located at the Middlesex Hospital campus of Middlesex Health* in Middletown, CT.The doctoral internship is a full-time (i.e., 40 hours/week) training and supervised experience accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).
Interns complete 2,000 hours over twelve months (52 weeks), beginning in September and running through August. A total of two weeks for vacation and sick time are allotted during the year, with options to flex or make up missed time as needed.
Program Size + Tracks
Two interns are selected per training year, one in each of the following tracks. Interns in both tracks collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to train in assessment/evaluation, individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy; they also consult with psychiatric staff on medication management.
Track #1 - Child/Adolescent
Interns in the child/adolescent track will work in the Family Advocacy Program outpatient clinic, a community mental health center that provides services for children, adolescents, and families.
Track #2 - Adult
Interns in the adult track will work in the Outpatient Center for Behavioral Health, a community mental health center that provides services for individuals 18 and older.
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|APPIC Match Policy|
|This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.|
Our multidisciplinary team comprises psychiatrists, psychologists, APRNs, clinical social workers, and other mental health care staff.
The staff that administers the Doctoral Internship Program are expertly trained and very experienced. Please visit their provider profiles to learn more about their educational backgrounds, areas of special interest, and more.
- Angel Roubin, PsyD - Internship Training Director, Transgender Medicine Program Navigator, Staff Psychologist
- Marlene Baldizón, PhD - Staff Psychologist
- Deborah Manzano, PsyD
APPIC Match Policy
This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.
Diverse Behavioral Health Settings
Depending on an intern's interests, there are opportunities for additional exposure/training in Middlesex Health's other behavioral health departments. These include several levels of psychiatric services, including intensive outpatient, partial hospital, inpatient, crisis intervention, and in-home therapeutic services.
Health Equity Leadership + Transgender Medicine
Middlesex Health has earned designation as a Human Rights Campaign LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader. Further training opportunities are available through our Gender Affirmation Program, which serves transgender members of our community.
Interns in the adult track may also have opportunities for specialized evaluations (i.e., bariatric surgery candidates).
In addition to direct care, interns participate in various training opportunities within the training program and hospital setting, covering the nine areas of profession-wide competencies.
This document contains additional details about the philosophy, design, and requirements of the Doctoral Internship Program.
Each year, we offer numerous seminars as a component of the training program. Download the 2019-2020 schedule to learn more about the types of topics covered.
Our Center for Behavioral Health is located on the Middlesex Health - Middlesex Hospital campus in Middletown, CT. Our address is:
Middlesex Health Center for Behavioral Health
28 Crescent St.
Middletown, CT 06457
We are not currently giving in-person tours of Middlesex Health facilities to keep our applicants, staff, and patients as safe as possible. However, we will also consider virtual interviews in cases where travel restrictions prevent in-person interviews.
For more information, please contact Angel Roubin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID-19 Resources and Response at Middlesex Health
If you have questions or would like more information about our program, please email our coordinator, Angel Roubin, PsyD.