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Skyland Trail sets the bar for quality psychiatric training. Seeing that patients can get better and recover from serious mental illnesses gives me hope that I can make a huge difference in the lives of my future patients. Every physician needs to have an experience like this.

– former medical student completing an elective rotation at Skyland Trail

Interns & Residents

Skyland Trail internships provide outstanding learning experiences for students pursuing careers in social work, clinical counseling, psychology, nursing, horticultural therapy, art therapy, recreation therapy and related programs.

All aspects of clinical service are addressed in a graduate internship, with individualized training as needed and appropriate. Students may:

  • Carry a supervised caseload
  • Provide individual therapy
  • Develop and lead groups
  • Attend staff meetings/trainings
  • Receive regular supervision from licensed professionals

Interns observe and provide supervised assistance in treatment modalities including:

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Behavioral Skills Training
  • Dual Recovery
  • Family Education
  • Vocational Services
  • Expressive Arts

We welcome qualified applicants from all schools and universities.

For more information about graduate clinical internships, please contact:

Dawn Collinge, dcollinge@skylandtrail.org

For more information about undergraduate or specialized internships in recreational therapy, art therapy, horticultural therapy, music therapy, vocational counseling, or nutrition counseling, please contact:

Shelley Danser, sdanser@skylandtrail.org