at Christian Heart Counseling Christian Heart Counseling is committed to providing quality mental health counseling to a variety of clients struggling with a variety of life circumstances. As a part of our commitment to meeting those needs, we welcome the opportunity to train counselors to be more effective in those efforts.
Christian Heart Counseling accepts interns at our Stillwater location who are pursuing their Master’s degrees in disciplines such as LMFT and LPC/LPCC. Clinical Interns gain experience providing counseling to individuals, couples and families. Clinical Interns are provided with weekly supervision with a licensed mental health professional who is also a board approved supervisor. Students may indicate their interest at any time of the year. Our ability to receive new interns is based on our capacity to support the student, physical space, as well as overall fit of skills and values between the intern and organization. Christian Heart Counseling internships typically last 1 year with an expectation of 15 hours per week. Preference will be given to individuals who are interested in long-term career opportunities meeting the mental health needs individuals, couples and families in the community. Clinical Interns are accepted throughout the year. At this time, internship positions are unpaid.
Christian Heart Counseling clinical fellowship positions are for individuals who have successfully completed a Master’s degree in a discipline such as Marriage & Family Therapy and Clinical Psychology, but have not yet completed the state required practice hours for licensure. Clinical Fellows gain experience providing counseling to individuals, couples and families. Clinical Fellows are provided with weekly supervision with a licensed mental health professional who is also a board approved supervisor. The Fellowship position will encourage the development of professional areas of interest as well as the development of professional identities as therapists. Clinical Fellows receive regular supervision with an LMFT or LPCC therapist, group consultation, and unique opportunities for training. Clinical Fellows are accepted throughout the year, with an expectation of 20-30 hours per week, and requires flexibility in hours to meet clients and supervisors when they are available. Christian Heart Counseling Clinical Fellowship positions are paid.
Training is a significant aspect of internships and fellowships at Christian Heart Counseling. In addition to the primary learning derived from close supervision of therapy cases, education for interns and fellows regular trainings on various psychotherapy topics. Topics may include: Multicultural awareness, Healthy Boundaries, Therapist Self-Care, Crisis Management, Law & Ethics, HIPAA & Confidentiality, Clinical Documentation, Transference and Counter-transference, Couples & Family Therapy, Development of one’s Professional Identity, Professional Specialty Development, and other clinical issues of importance. Trainings are offered by the Internship Coordinator as well as other Christian Heart Counseling therapists as available. For more information or to express interest in a CHC internship or fellowship, Submit your cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org.