EVMS Psychology Internship - Eastern State Hospital

Rotation Site: Eastern State Hospital (ESH)

Rotation Names: Civil Psychology; Forensics
Supervisors: Steven Dixon, Psy.D; Alexandra Price, Psy.D.



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Eastern State Hospital



Located in Williamsburg, Virginia, Eastern State Hospital was founded in 1773 with a well intentioned emphasis on community focused mental health care. The Hospital is situated on 500 acres and consists of 2 patient care buildings, and a staff of over 900 to care for the 300 patients. Eastern State Hospital is part of The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services system and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Interns participate in 6 month rotations at ESH, with the opportunity to participate as a central part of the treatment team and providing services to patients on a forensic unit, and to patients receiving services for a broader rate of psychiatric disorders. Rotations provide the opportunity for gaining experience in assessment, consultation, and individual/group treatment services.