Training Opportunities for Graduate Students

Personal Counseling Services accepts two practicum students each academic year. Typically placements are solidified in the spring of each year and begin the following Fall. Please contact Dr. Megan Cobb-Sheehan at mcobbsheehan@edgewood.edu with any questions.

Eligibility:

  • Current doctoral or masters-level students in counseling or clinical psychology
  • Must have successfully completed coursework in counseling skills, counseling theories, and ethics in counseling
  • Able to commit at least 15 hours a week to practicum position

Opportunities:

  • Provide individual counseling to diverse students with a range of presenting concerns (estimated 10 hours weekly)
  • Co-facilitate a support or interpersonal process group
  • Participate in bi-weekly trainings on a range of topics
  • Provide outreach presentations and information about PCS to the college community
  • “Community-feel” of being on a small college campus, including chances to regularly consult with offices outside of PCS

Supervision

Practicum students will be supervised by a licensed psychologist for one hour each week. Ongoing consultation regarding cases is also strongly encouraged. Practicum students will also participate in weekly case consultation meetings and bi-weekly trainings.

Application requirements (to be submitted via email to mcobbsheehan@edgewood.edu):

  • Current vita
  • Cover letter describing your clinical experience and interest in Personal Counseling Services
  • Graduate transcripts (official or unofficial)
  • Names and contact information of 2 references (e.g., program faculty, former practicum supervisors)

Emergencies

Madison Police Department Emergency: 911
Edgewood College Security: (608) 663-4321
24-hour Crisis Line of Dane County: (608) 280-2600
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: (800) 273-8255

For on-campus residents, notify a Res Life staff member who can contact our on-call counselors.

For those who prefer to text, text HELLO to 741-741 to contact the national 24/hour Crisis Text Line.
Learn more about the Crisis Text Line here.

 

Contact Information & Scheduling

Phone: (608) 663-4148
Fax: (608) 663-2278

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Hours: 8:00-4:30

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Forms

Forms can be submitted electronically in the Wellness Center Student Portal here.