Stonewall Project Clinical Internships

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The Stonewall Project is seeking clinical interns for our counseling program dedicated to providing harm reduction-based substance use and mental health treatment to gay men, trans men who have sex with men, and other men who have sex with men (MSM) who have drug and/or alcohol issues.

Clinical interns at the Stonewall Project will receive:

  • Experience providing individual counseling, group counseling, walk-in counseling, and prevention and health education using harm reduction, cognitive-behavioral, and relational approaches.
  • Individual and group supervision with experienced LMFT and LCSW clinicians.
  • Weekly didactic training and related activities addressing clinical, cultural, and scientific issues relevant to integrated substance use, mental health, and HIV counseling within the G/MSM community.
  • Monthly didactic and experiential training in motivational interviewing techniques.

The internship is 20 hours per week, and a one-year commitment is required. We accept applications from students enrolled in postgraduate programs in counseling, psychology, or social work (MA, MS, MSW, MEd); postgraduate Associate Marriage and Family Therapists (AMFTs), Associate Professional Clinical Counselors (APCCs), and Associate Social Workers (ASWs); and alcohol and drug counselors seeking California certification. Prior experience with harm reduction approaches, substance use counseling, or working with the LGBTQI community desired (but not required). We welcome people of all gender identities and cultural backgrounds to apply. Our program hours are Monday through Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

How to Apply

Applications to the Clinical Internship at Stonewall Project for the 2019—20 academic year will be considered on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. Apply online now…

If you have questions about the Stonewall Clinical Internship Program or about the application process, please contact Robert Holum, LMFT, Director, Clinical Internship Training Program, at (415) 487-8067 or at .

About the Stonewall Project:
The Stonewall Project Provides a full range of counseling services that integrate substance use, mental health, and HIV from a participant-centered perspective. Anyone is welcome in our treatment program, regardless of the status of their drug use, regardless of their primary concerns or goals.

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