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Components of the Psychology Practicum

Practicum Student Activities:

Psychology Practicum students, depending on their training and experience, may participate as members of a multi-disciplinary treatment team and, under supervision, provide psychological services including diagnostic interviewing, psychological testing, individual therapy and group therapy.


Practicum students will receive at least one hour of individual weekly supervision from a licensed doctoral level Psychologist, Postdoctoral Psychology Resident, or Predoctoral Psychology Intern. A formal evaluation of the Practicum student will be completed in accordance with the requirements of the student’s University.

Practicum Schedule:

The Practicum requires a two semester commitment, typically beginning in the Fall. Students must be able to be on site approximately 16 to 20 hours per week.


The Psychology Department at CBM offers a limited number of openings for students desiring Psychology Practicum opportunities. Psychology Practicum students may choose from a wide range of training experiences in adult inpatient treatment.

Adult Inpatient Units: The Adult Inpatient Units at CBM provide care and treatment for patients needing extended acute inpatient hospitalization and longer term inpatient hospitalization. Patients’ presenting problems include psychosis, suicidal behavior, affective disorders, substance abuse, and severe personality disorders.