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Graduate Level
Practicum & Internship Program

Our mission is to assist in the equipping of licensed clinical mental health providers who desire to grow in providing spiritually and clinically integrated informed care as

they seek to help people. 

Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled graduate students who are completing requirements for a master’s level degree in mental health, counseling, or closely related fields of study, and are seeking state licensure (LCMHC, LCSW, or LMFT),

  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills and a professional demeanor,

  • Interest in providing spiritually and clinically informed mental health care.

  •  Candidates must be able to see clients within Cornerstone’s normal operating hours (Monday-Saturday 8am-7pm).

What to Expect:

  • Exposure and experience in a clinical mental healthcare private group practice setting

    •  Short- and long-term counseling opportunities

    •  Crisis intervention and risk assessment

    • Work with diverse populations

  • Weekly individual supervisions and quarterly group supervision provided by a licensed clinical mental health counselor.

  • Maintain a manageable caseload of clients and paperwork

  • Practice implementing and integrating various therapeutic approaches

Commitment:

  • Orientation and training prior to official internship start date,

  • 10-15 hours per week, depending on practicum and internship hours needed to complete,

  • Attend mandatory quarterly group supervisions on pre-determined Friday mornings 10:00am-11:30am.

  • Continuity of care for clients throughout duration of practicum and/or internship enrollment. *Continuation of placement will be based upon student’s academic requirements, as well as their performance on site and in the classroom,

Application Packet Items:

  • Online Application (access below)

  • Cover letter (please provide your responses to the following questions within the cover letter)

    • What led you to a career in licensed mental health counseling?

    • Why are you seeking a practicum/internship in an integrative counseling setting?

    • What is your counseling theory?

  • Resume

  • Curriculum Vitae that includes current GPA -OR- Unofficial Transcript

  • Two Letters of Recommendation (from faculty and/or supervisors or previous/current employers).

Application Deadlines:

Application Deadlines​:

Spring Semester Start: September 15th 

Summer Semester Start: February 15th

Fall Semester Start: April 15th

Interviews Scheduled:

Spring Semester Start: early October 

Summer Semester Start: early March

Fall Semester Start: early May

Questions? Reach out!

April Lovelace, MA, LCMHC

Internship Program Manager

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