Psychology Department

Graduate Internships Overview

The WCSU Psychology department is pleased to partner with the best treatment and intervention programs in our region to provide outstanding internship experiences to our graduates.

The M.S. in Addiction Studies offers 6-month internships with organizations offering residential, outpatient, and community outreach services in the substance use disorders field throughout Connecticut and nearby New York. Faculty work with all students to place them in the settings which best match their interests and abilities.

Recent internship placements for students in the MS in Addiction Studies program include:

  • MCCA
    • McDonough House Danbury (Inpatient and Detox)
    • New Haven (Outpatient)
    • Torrington (Outpatient)
    • Waterbury (Outpatient)
  • Arms Acres, Carmel, NY (inpatient and Outpatient)
  • Connecticut Counseling Centers
    • Waterbury
    • Norwalk
  • Nuvance Health
    • Dual Diagnosis IOP at 184 West St. Danbury
    • Community Care Team, Danbury
  • WCSU CHOICES program
  • Southeastern Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence, Inc (SCADD), Lebanon
  • High Watch, Kent
  • HELP, Waterbury
  • Recovery Network of Programs (RNP), Bridgeport
  • Apex Community Care, Danbury
  • Liberation Programs, Bridgeport

Hear about internship experiences from our prior graduates:


Recovery Network of Programs (RNP) MOUD internship interview

Nuvance Dual Diagnosis Intensive Outpatient Program Internship Interview

Nuvance Community Care team internship interview

Highwatch Recovery internship interview

CT Counseling Intensive Outpatient Program internship interview

CT Counseling MOUD internship interview

MCCA McDonough House internship interview


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