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Clinical Internship

Fully remote, full-time internship for aspiring clinical psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors.

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Take the next step in your career with our Clinical Psychology Internship designed to prepare aspiring professionals for application to Doctorates in Clinical Psychology or a career in psychotherapy and counselling.

 

We are a registered charity (Charity Number: 1191308) working alongside WHO and several leading global mental health charities. Our work is primarily aimed at helping individuals in the developing world, while our services in high income countries help fund our philanthropic endeavours.

 

Join a team that boasts of previous interns from world-renowned institutions such as Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, UCL, ICL, LSE.

We take applications on a rolling basis with monthly cohorts!

You can ask us questions via recruitment@overcome.org.uk - note that this role is fully remote.

How it Works

Programme Features

Clinical experience similar to working as an Assistant Psychologist, Support Worker, or Psychological Well-Being Practitioner.

Supervised Client Work
Collect a diverse portfolio of up to 100 clients, each contributing to your accumulation of clinically supervised hours.
Personalised Training
Tailored one-to-one and group training on Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and ​Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.
Research Experience
Contribute to primary research and get the opportunity to be a named author on published research papers.
Professional Network
Work with top graduates and future leaders in the field of psychology within a professional environment prioritising wellbeing and community.
Global Insights
Embrace the unique chance to work with a global charity committed to breaking down barriers to mental health worldwide.

Future Opportunities

  • Paid employment opportunities with Overcome.

  • Past interns have successfully become Assistant Psychologist, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner, Research Assistant and other relevant roles.

  • Clinical supervision hours and research experience.

  • Network with a range of psychology professions.

  • Professional reference for your future applications to work or study.

  • Be an integral part of building a start-up charity.

How it Works

What We're Looking For

Required

Passion
Aspiring individuals with a strong interest in psychotherapy, counselling, and/or clinical psychology.
Language Proficiency
Fluency in English.
Commitment
Ability to commit full-time for the 3-month duration of the internship.
Financial Independence
Financial independence during the duration of the internship.

Desirable

Degree
2:1 Psychology degree or an MSc conversion degree.
Certifications
Additional relevant certifications such as Level 3 certificate or higher in Psychotherapy and Counselling.
Client-Facing Experience
Experience in supporting other individuals' mental health.
Research Experience
Skills in conducting primary or secondary psychological research.
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