Brooklyn Minds is a concierge mental health and Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Center in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Located in the heart of vibrant Williamsburg, we provide exceptional, comprehensive and collaborative mental health care to individuals and families across the lifespan. At Brooklyn Minds, we are pleased to offer a number of cutting-edge, evidence-based treatments, including Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT), deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (dTMS) and pharmacogenomic testing to inform medication choice. Additionally, our clinical staff provides CBT and specialty CBT treatment of OCD, Panic Disorder, tics, trichotillomania, executive functioning difficulties, selective mutism, social anxiety, depression, parent management training for behavioral difficulties, ACT and IPSRT. Care at Brooklyn Minds is highly customized and may include some combination of individual therapy, family/couples therapy, group therapy, medication management, complementary approaches and somatic therapy (e.g. deep TMS). We are open to working with people of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual and lifestyle orientations.
Winnicott Program: Intern At Brooklyn Minds, we believe that recovery begins at home. We also understand how difficult it can be to manage everything life throws at you. We created the Winnicott Residential and In Home Services Program to support all aspects of a client’s life during recovery. Our goal is to help clients find meaningful lives with a positive sense of the future. Clients of the Winnicott Program receive integrative, individually tailored support services that are offered within their home and in the community. Services vary depending on the client and their specific needs.
Activities of daily living skills
Improving morning and evening routines
Daily behavioral planning
Home organizational assistance
Transportation and accompany to daily appointments
Leisure education and accompany to leisure activities
Coaching on sleep hygiene
Hours: Winnicott shifts are approximately 4 hours. Shifts run 7 days a week in the morning and vary on the individual client. Typical shifts are between 8:30am - 12:30pm and 7:30pm -11:30pm. We are looking for our intern to maintain a minimum of 8 hours per week. We are unable to offer more than 20 hours per week. This position is unpaid. Intern must be able to attend staff meeting every Tuesday from 2-3, either in person or via Skype.
Supervision: Intern will receive one hour of weekly individual supervision from the Program Director, a licenced clinical psychologist. The Program Director will also be available for additional support throughout the week. There are additional opportunities to join group supervisions within Brooklyn Minds.
Interested in mental health
Interested in learning
Able to exercise sound judgement
Open minded and culturally sensitive
Receptive to feedback
Able to build strong relationships
Strong communication and writing skills
Able to complete documentation in timely fashion
Must be able to pass a background check
Interested candidates should send a send cover letter and resume to Rachele Vogel, PsyD at Rachele.Vogel@brooklynminds.com. Subject line should read "Winnicott Program Intern".
Clinical responsibilities: We are offering training positions for MHC or MSW individuals, or postdoctoral psychology fellowships for those with PsyD or PhDs in clinical or school/clinical psychology. Responsibilities will include: carrying a clinical caseload, with number of cases to be determined by full or part-time status; after-hours coverage of cases as clinically indicated. Masters clinicians will also assist in program development and community outreach and education. Postdoctoral fellows will have the opportunity to participate in cutting edge research projects. Clinical caseload will include individual therapy and may include co-leading groups, providing school consultations/observations, and home-based services.
Supervision and training: Candidates will be provided both group and individual supervision, attend weekly didactics, and participate in weekly team meetings. Additionally, candidates will be provided training on speciality treatments and have the opportunity to participate as members of a collaborative team of mental health providers as well as be provided administrative assistance on billing and scheduling.
Compensation and applying: Candidates should be eligible for limited permit and have earned either a masters degree in Mental Health Counseling or Social Work or doctoral degree in Psychology. Candidates ideally will have background in evidence-based treatments, previous experience in either working with complex high-risk population or in specialty CBT treatments, as well as ability to both work independently and willingness to learn new treatments. Compensation is competitive and will be based on full/part time status and experience.