Gateways Hospital Inpatient Program

(323) 644-2000

Current Training/Cohort

# of Half-Time PREDOCTORAL INTERNS in current training cohort:

# of Full-Time PREDOCTORAL INTERNS in current training cohort: 3

Number of current Predoctoral Intern Positions Filled Listed By Doctoral Program of Enrollment:

Half-Time Full-Time
Program 7: None 0 0

Other Trainees in Current Training Program:

Postdoc, or Practicum Number
psychology practicum students 4
psychology postdocs

Agency Description:

Gateways Hospital is an accredited hospital that provides intensive and acute inpatient psychiatric care for adolescents and adults who have limited resources. It is a private, non-profit agency that contracts with local and state entities for funding. The population served consists of individual who are from diverse cultural backgrounds. The hospital serves those who are severely mentally ill and exhibit symptoms associated with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses. Patients often have a secondary diagnosis of substance abuse. The clinical staff is composed of a multidisciplinary team who have expertise in the psychiatric and psychological care of patients and their caretakers.

Agency Mission:

The Gateways mission is to create and maintain mental health facilities and programs, including an acute care psychiatric hospital, to serve the needs of mentally ill persons requiring inpatient, outpatient and rehabilitative services, treatment and care, regardless of race, creed, nationality or sex, including persons referred to or placed in such facilities or programs by courts or other public agencies.

Theoretical Orientation(s) of Staff:

Bio-psychosocial, Cognitive behavioral, Family Systems, Humanistic/Existential, Integrative, Jungian, Narrative, Other: Cross-cultural, Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, Transpersonal

Comments Regarding Theoretical Orientation of Staff

The psychology staff stresses the importance of adhering to a theoretical orientation when assessing and treating patients. The staff is trained in CBT & DBT.


Are you familiar with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990? Yes
If not, would you like information? No
Is the agency wheelchair accessible? Yes
Do trainees have access to computers to do their paperwork? Yes
Has there been a student/intern/trainee with a disability at the agency within the last five years? Yes
Are there any training staff with disabilities at the agency? No
Has the agency provided in-service training on disabilities in the past five years? Yes

Comments on agency accessibility:

The agency is accessible.
  • County - Los Angeles
  • Contact Person Title - Director of Clinical Services
  • Contact Person - Elizabeth Morris, Psy.D.
  • Dir. of Training Title - Director of Clinical Services
  • Dir. of Training - Elizabeth Morris, Psy.D.

  • Last Updated - 03 November 2023

  • Number of Applicants Last Year -

  • Participating in CURRENT Match process - Yes

  • CAPIC Program ID - I-174
  • CAPIC Member Since - 2002
  • Region - So. Cal
  • Internships Status - Full
  • Statuses approved by CAPIC
    • Half-Time 1 Year - No
    • Half-Time 2 Years - No
    • Full-Time 1 Year - Yes
  • CAPIC Internship Types Available:
    • Half-Time 1 Year - No
    • Half-Time 2 Years - No
    • Full-Time 1 Year - Yes

Primary Location

  • Executive Director - Phil Wong, Psy.D.
  • 1891 Effie Street
  • Los angeles, CA 90026
  • Phone - (323) 644-2000
  • Fax - 323-666-1417

Training/Clinical Services Offered

  • Assessment
  • Brief
  • Crisis
  • Family
  • Group
  • Individual
  • Inpatient
  • Psych. Testing