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Mental Health Counseling Intern

Unpaid Internship10 - 12 hrs/wk

2 months ago


This unpaid internship for a Master's in Counseling is a hands-on, learning opportunity designed to provide students with practical and real-world experience with an emphasis on client-centered therapy. Interns will be given the opportunity to apply their theoretical knowledge, enhance practical skills, and develop a deeper understanding of the complexities of working with diverse populations.

Key Components:

  • Direct Client Interaction: Interns will work directly with clients under the supervision of licensed professional.
  • Observation and Shadowing: Interns will observe experienced practitioners in action, gaining insights into different therapeutic techniques, assessment methods, and intervention strategies.
  • Case Management: Interns will actively participate in case management, including documentation, progress notes, and collaboration with multidisciplinary professionals.
  • Professional Development: Interns will engage in regular supervision and reflective sessions with designated supervisor.

Required graduation year

2024 - 2026


- Currently enrolled in a clinical or mental health counseling Masters program

- Familiarity with counseling techniques and therapeutic approaches

- Strong communication and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work effectively in a remote environment

- Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills

- Proficiency in data collection and analysis methods

- Experience or interest in working in the private practice sector

Note: This is an internship position. Compensation is unpaid, but may have the opportunity to earn a stipend.

**AWA is based in Pennsylvania and can provided supervision for students in PA & DE

About AWA Counseling Services

AWA Counseling is an 100% tele-health private practice operating since 2019 with an emphasis on providing high quality evidenced based mental health care. AWA strives to promote and support optimum mental and emotional health for the individuals and couples. AWA aims to support people dealing with issues of anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship issues. AWA is based in PA and DE
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Skills you'll need for this internship

    family therapy
    mental health counseling


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What happens after you send in your application?

AWA Counseling Services has not provided an expected interview date. If AWA Counseling Services chooses not to move forward with your application, they will notify you.

AWA Counseling Services also indicates this role is likely to convert to full-time.

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  • Counseling Psychology60%

  • Psychology14%

  • Social Work9%

  • Clinical Psychology2%

  • Education1%

  • 153 other majors11%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • Department Of Veterans Affairs
  • Youth Villages
  • South Bay Mental Health Center
  • Private Practice
  • Thresholds


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