Berkeley Therapy Institute

(510) 841-8484

Training and Education Offered by Internship

Please describe your objective in training Predoctoral interms. Please include a brief description of your training program and how it fits within the goals or mission of your agency:

The philosophy at the Berkeley Therapy Institute is eclectic and mulit-disciplinary. Interns are encouraged to bring their own individual perspectives to BTI. We aim to further develop the intern's theoretical orientation and refine their clinical skills. In addition, we are dedicated to further developing the intern's professional growth and development. An on-going professional development seminar is provided on a weekly basis. In addition, guest speakers make presentations on a variety of topics of interest. Case seminars are led by both psychologists and psychiatrists and so the interns are exposed to new ways of thinking about and working with a very diverse clinical population.

If applicable, describe in detail how the internship training differs from practicum training:


Provide individual, couples, and group treatment with a diverse population. Psychological assessment may be performed when necessary.

Training/Clinical Services Offered:

Assessment, Brief, Consultation, Couple, Crisis, Family, Group, Individual, Inpatient, Long Term, Neuropsych, Other, Outpatient, Psych. Testing

Comments Regarding Theoretical Orientation of Staff

  • County - Alameda
  • Contact Person Title - Director of Training
  • Contact Person - Chehrzad Shadman, PsyD
  • Dir. of Training Title - Director of Training
  • Dir. of Training - Chehrzad Shadman, PsyD

  • Last Updated - 20 February 2022

  • Number of Applicants Last Year - 50

  • Participating in CURRENT Match process - Yes

  • CAPIC Program ID - I-121
  • CAPIC Member Since - 1991
  • Region - No. Cal
  • Internships Status - Half
  • Statuses approved by CAPIC
    • Half-Time 1 Year - Yes
    • Half-Time 2 Years - Yes
    • Full-Time 1 Year - No
  • CAPIC Internship Types Available:
    • Half-Time 1 Year - Yes
    • Half-Time 2 Years - Yes
    • Full-Time 1 Year - No

Primary Location

  • Executive Director - Joseph Chernick
  • 1749 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
  • Berkeley, CA 94709
  • Phone - (510) 841-8484
  • Fax - (510) 841-8484

Training/Clinical Services Offered

  • Assessment
  • Brief
  • Consultation
  • Couple
  • Crisis
  • Family
  • Group
  • Individual
  • Long Term
  • Outpatient
  • Psych. Testing