University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Psychological Science

The Clinical Psychology Internship Program (CPIP)

Personnel

The UVM Clinical Psychology Internship Program (CPIP) is a pre-doctoral program for doctoral candidates in Clinical Psychology. Following the scientist-practitioner training model, the CPIP provides advanced training in the application of evidence-based psychotherapies in diverse treatment settings. The training foci of the CPIP are providing culturally competent treatment to survivors of torture and refugees, and providing family-based health promotion and treatment.

Behavior Therapy and Psychotherapy Center (BTPC) Faculty

Karen Fondacaro
Title Clinical Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. University of Vermont, 1988
Focus Interpersonal violence, including child victimization, domestic violence, sexual abuse and criminality
Duties Director, The Behavior Therapy & Psychotherapy Center
Internship Co-Director, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
 
 
Rex Forehand
Title University Distinguished Professor and Heinz and Rowena Ansbacher Green and Gold Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. University of Alabama, 1970
Focus Prevention of child problem behaviors; Families
Duties Director, Clinical Training Program
Senior Advisor, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
 
 
Kathleen Kennedy
Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D. University of Vermont, 1998
Focus Treatment of children and adolescents for anxiety/stress and depression
Duties Associate Director, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
 
 
Sondra Solomon
Title Associate Professor of Psychology Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Ph.D. University of Vermont, 1994
Focus Psychosocial sequalae of HIV/AIDS in rural settings; Multicultural concerns and programming
Duties Internship Steering Committee
 

Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families (VCCYF) Faculty

Masha Ivanova
Title Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology - Research Pathway
Ph.D. University at Albany, 2002
Focus (1): Applying evidence-based treatments of emotional, behavioral, and social problems from the family perspective, (2): Understanding environmental factors, including cultural and family influences, as risk and protective factors for child psychopathology
Duties Internship Co-Director, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
 
 
Hudziak
Title Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Pediatrics
M.D. University of Minnesota, 1988
Focus Psychiatric genetics of child psychiatric disorders, application of family study, twin study, and molecular genetic techniques to the study of attention deficit disorder, anxiety and affective disorders, autism, and conduct disorder.
Duties Director, Vermont Center for Children, Youth, and Families
Senior Advisor, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
 
 
Robert Althoff
Title Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Pediatrics
M.D. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1999
Focus  
Duties Course Instructor and Research Mentor, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
 
 
Allison Hall
Title Assistant Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
M.D. University of California San Francisco, 1984
Focus  
Duties Director, Vermont Program for Evidence in Practice
 
 
Valerie Harder
Title Research Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2008
Focus  
Duties Research Mentor, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
 
 
David Rettew
Title Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics
M.D. Harvard Medical School, 2000
Focus  
Duties Course Instructor, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
 

Current Interns

Jessica Clifton
Title Intern, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
Ph.D. University of Vermont, 2015 (expected)
Focus My research interests are focused on the intersection between emotional and physical health as it relates to well-being. My clinical work and research has been focused largely on health and well-being, particularly in the area of emotional disorders, reproductive health (i.e., infertility and pregnancy related distress) and trauma (i.e., childhood abuse, refugee trauma/torture).
 
 
Carly Baetz
Title Intern, Clinical Psychology Internship Program
Ph.D. City University of New York, 2015 (expected)
Focus Studying the impact of trauma on children and adolescents and applying trauma-informed, evidence-based treatments to youth in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
 
 

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