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Pediatric Anxiety and Mood Disorders

This externship is ideally suited for advanced practicum students seeking further training in outpatient psychology from childhood to adolescence. The extern will spend one day each (per week) providing outpatient services through the Anxiety Disorders Program and the Mood Disorders Program at Children’s National Hospital, under the direct clinical supervision of Lilia Mucka, Ph.D., and Erin Sadler, Psy.D., respectively.

The Mood Disorders Program at Children's National provides outpatient services to children and adolescents with mood disorders (e.g. major depression, pediatric bipolar disorder, disruptive mood dysregulation disorder) and their families. Externs will gain experience in assessment and treatment of mood disorders through individual, family and group therapy (optional). Additional externship opportunities include working with children with medical illnesses and histories of trauma.