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Internship Opportunities

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your therapeutic skills in a state-of-the-art mental health setting? The Clinical Training Program at Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital prepares qualified graduate students for competent and skilled professional practice in psychology, social work, and counseling.

Our training in research-based cognitive, behavioral, and solution-focused therapies is a comprehensive and practical approach to mental health and chemical dependency issues. Diagnostic assessment, group and family therapy, and consultation round out our intensive training curriculum. We are affiliated with graduate schools and universities at the local and national levels and attract students from diverse professional disciplines to develop clinical acumen.




Predoctoral Psychology Internship

The psychology predoctoral internship is our most intensive training experience. We offer six full-time placements in the following major tracts:

  • Neuropsychology/partial hospital (1 intern)
  • Eating disorders/self injury recovery services (2 interns)
  • Adult partial hospital/chemical dependency (2 interns) 
  • Child and adolescent partial hospital (1 intern)

Please read the brochure before applying.




Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)
Commission on Accreditation
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE • Washington, DC • 20002-4242
Phone: 202-336-5979 • TDD/TTY: 202-336-6123



Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital is a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and abides by their policies. We use all five sections of the APPIC Application for Psychology Internship (AAPI) online. 

You will be notified when all required materials have been received. All application materials must be received by November 15th.

Rocco Domanico, Ph.D. 
Director of APA Internship and Student Training
Rocco.Domanico@alexian.net




Social Work, Clinical Counseling, and Expressive Therapy Internships

Internship experiences for students in these disciplines are available throughout the hospital and are reflective of our mission and values.

To download an application and brochure click below: 

Application and Brochure

In addition please submit:

  • Statement of interest
  • Resume or vita
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your school transcripts (does not need to be an official copy at this point of application)

Send your materials in one packet to:

Marie Duetsch, L.C.S.W. 
Assistant Director of Student Training
marie.duetsch@alexian.net
Phone: 847-278-3054
1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169


To learn more about the Internship Opportunities in Social Work, Clinical Counseling and Expressive Therapy at Alexian Brothers, please email Marie Duetsch, LCSW at Marie.Duetsch@alexian.net.



Advanced Therapy Practicum and Diagnostic Practicum for Doctoral Psychology Students

Practica experiences for students in these disciplines are available throughout the hospital and are reflective of our mission and values.

To download an application and brochure click below: 

Application and Brochure

In addition please submit:

  • Statement of interest
  • Resume or vita
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • A copy of your school transcripts (does not need to be an official copy at this point of application)

Send your materials in one packet to:

Rocco Domanico, Ph.D. 
Director of APA Internship and Student Training
Rocco.Domanico@alexian.net
Phone: 847-755-8026 
1650 Moon Lake Boulevard
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169

To learn more about the Advanced Therapy and Diagnostic Practica Opportunities at Alexian Brothers, please email Rocco Domanico, Ph.D. at Rocco.Domanico@alexian.net.

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60007
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