Clinical Psychology

Overview

Clinical and research psychologists are a significant and essential component of the multidisciplinary teams within the Columbia University Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. Training opportunities for psychologists abound in every clinical, research, and educational initiative of the division.

Under the auspices of the Office of Clinical Psychology (OCP), externships, predoctoral internships, and postdoctoral fellowships are available throughout the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry also provides research postdoctoral opportunities, including the NIMH T32 research fellowship program.

Opportunities

Predoctoral Externships
Predoctoral externships in child and adolescent psychology are available at a number of clinics at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital; the Columbia University Medical Center; the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD) in Manhattan and Tarrytown, NY; and at the Children’s Day Unit at New York State Psychiatric Institute.  >Learn More

APA-accredited Pre-doctoral Psychology Internship
The predoctoral internship program at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center has four child and six adult track internships available each year. Internship activities are located within the Columbia University Medical Center complex in northern Manhattan and utilize training facilities at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and other affiliated institutions.  >Learn More

Postdoctoral Fellowships
Postdoctoral fellowships in child and adolescent psychology are available at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, the PROMISE Project, and faculty practice (ColumbiaDoctors) clinics throughout the metropolitan area. Clinical practice and training are emphasized, with training supervised by key senior faculty members.  >Learn More

A Day in the Life

Ever wondered what it's like to be a trainee in clinical psychology at the Columbia University Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry? Meet Lauren Hoffman, a postdoctoral fellow at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD)—Manhattan.