Placement Sites

Psychology fellows in the internship program train within one of three Yale-affiliated organizations: the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC), Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH), and the Yale Stress Center. Prospective interns, referred to as psychology fellows, apply to one of the 13 placements that are based in these three facilities. Follow the links below to learn more about these facilities and placements. Download the grid that maps placements by facility, primary versus secondary placement option, full versus part-time, and primary-secondary placement combinations.

Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC)

CMHC offers child and adult individual, family, and group psychotherapy, as well as a wide range of consultative, psychoeducational, preventive, program evaluation, and community-oriented services, and incorporates a Neuropsychological and Psychological Assessment Service. The Center participates actively with community agencies and organizations in the development of comprehensive mental health services and new treatment models.

Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH)

YNHH is the major teaching and clinical research facility of the Yale University School of Medicine. It is a non-profit, 1,541 bed tertiary medical center that provides comprehensive healthcare for Connecticut residents and patients referred nationally and internationally. Yale-New Haven Hospital includes the Smilow Cancer Hospital, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital, and the 74 bed Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH) with its four acute care inpatient programs and a range of intensive outpatient/day hospital programs. Psychological services are provided within the hospital's psychiatric services as well as several integrated multidisciplinary medical settings.

Yale Stress Center

The Yale Stress Center is a clinical and research facility, offering a range of interdisciplinary treatment interventions that address chronic stress and stress related maladaptive behaviors affecting health outcomes. Services offered included comprehensive stress evaluations, individual therapy, group therapy, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, exercise and yoga training, stress relaxation response training, and breath training. The Yale Stress Center’s research program takes an interdisciplinary approach in examining the mechanisms underlying human response to stress, the role of self-control, and how compulsion drives addictive behavior, with the goal of developing new prevention and treatment strategies to decrease the harmful impact of stress on health.