Clinical Practicum Sites

Practicum

Clinical training occurs through applied experiences in a variety of onsite and external settings. The below is a list of practicum sites approved by the LSU Clinical Psychology Program. Each utilized evidence-based assessment and intervention strategies and students conduct clinical services under the supervision of licensed psychologists.

Onsite Practicum:

Psychological Services Center (PSC), under the supervision of LSU Clinical Psychology faculty, all of whom are licensed clinical psychologists: Dr. Julia Buckner, Dr. Matt Calamia, Dr. Alex Cohen, Dr. Amy Copeland, Dr. Thompson Davis, Dr. Johnny Matson, or Dr. Paul Frick

External Practicum Sites:

  • Baton Rouge Clinic, Pediatric Psychology, under the supervision of Dr. Mary Lou Kelley.
  • Capitol Area Human Services District (CAHSD), Community Mental Health Clinic, under the supervision of Dr. Alex Cohen.
  • Community Mental Health Group Home Treatment, under the supervision of Dr. Alex Cohen.
  • East Louisiana State Psychiatric Hospital (ELSPH), under the supervision of Dr. David Hale and Dr. Pamela Windham, licensed clinical psychologists.
  • Jefferson Neurobehavioral Group,
    • Assessment, under the supervision of F. Charles Frey, IV, PhD, ABPP.
    • Neuropsychological Assessment, under the supervision of Dr. Lauren Rasmussen, a licensed clinical neuropsychologist.
  • The NeuroMedical Center, under the supervision of Paul M. Dammers, Ph.D., M.P, FACPN a Licensed Medical Psychologist and Board Certified in Neuropsychology.
  • Ochsner Medical Center: Neuropsychology, under the direct supervision of one or more of the following supervisors: Dr. R. John Sawyer, II, a licensed clinical neuropsychologist; Dr. Brian Mizuki, a board certified neuropsychologist; and Dr. Beth Arredondo, a board certified neuropsychologist.
  • Our Lady of the Lake Center for Psychiatric Services:
    • Adult Therapy Team, under the supervision of Dr. Julia Buckner.
    • Adult Assessment Team, under the supervision of Dr. Alex Cohen.
    • Child Services, under the supervision of Dr. Mary Lou Kelley.
  • Our Lady of the Lake: Mary Bird Perkins- Psychosocial Support Center, under the supervision of Glenn Jones, PhD, MP.
  • Our Lady of the Lake Hospital Psychiatric Inpatient Adolescent Unit (Tau), under the supervision of Dr. Paul Frick.
  • Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Institute for Dementia Research and Prevention, under the direct supervision of Dr. Matthew Calamia.
  • Sage Rehabilitation Hospital, under the supervision of Dr. Lauren Rasmussen, a licensed clinical neuropsychologist.
  • St. Christopher’s Addiction Wellness Center, under the supervision of Amy Copeland, PhD, MP.