Supervisor Tina Mayes, PhD
Facility VA Hospital Outpatient Gero Clinic

3350 La Jolla Village Drive, #116B, La Jolla, CA 92161

Phone 858-552-8585 ext. 2755
Placement Type VA outpatient clinic
Patient Type Older adults, most of them 65+ presenting with a variety of different issues including anxiety, depression, grief, MCI,  and PTSD
Experience Type

Opportunities include intake assessments, treatment planning, group work (Symptom Management Group, Memory and PTSD Group, and Anger Management), and individual therapy utilizing evidence-based therapies including IPT, Problem-Solving Therapy, ERP for OCD, CBT for Depression, ACT for Depression, CBT for Anxiety, STAIR, PE, and CPT. Potential opportunity to treat hoarding disorder if the student desires. The Gero clinic is an interdisciplinary team and we do ongoing consultation with the clinic’s psychiatrists, nurses, and social workers.

Number of Students 2
Experience Necessary Some interest in working with older adults helpful
Time Commitment 10 hours/week; flexible on days/hours
Practicum Length Full year
Start Date 7/5/2021
Limiting Factors Prefer that the student attend treatment team meeting on Wednesdays @1pm – 2pm, but not required
Other Issues
Description Revised