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Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
Clinical Psychology Internship Program

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Kinston Community Health Center (KCHC), a federally-qualified health center (FQHC) in Kinston, NC, is the primary training site for the integrated care rotation. KCHC is a private, non-profit community health center that provides medical, dental, ob/gyn and pediatric services primarily to underserved and uninsured residents of Lenoir County, NC. During this rotation, interns will learn to provide brief, behaviorally—focused interventions in an integrated care setting.

Services will be provided in various settings within Pitt County Memorial Hospital including acute care units, Emergency Department, in-patient rehabilitation and behavioral health units.

The Behavioral Health Unit is a 52 bed unit housed within Pitt County Memorial Hospital. This unit provides acute care, multidisciplinary adult psychiatric services, geriatrics, MR/MI, Med/Psych for patients with comorbid psychiatric and medical illness.

The Psychiatry Outpatient Center is the primary training clinic for the Department of Psychiatric Medicine. The clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic (psychiatry, psychology, mental health nursing, social work) that provides outpatient services including individual and group psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, 24-hour crisis management, and psychiatric/psychological consultation services. A number of specialty services and/or clinics are housed within our training clinic including an Anxiety Disorders Clinic, Child & Adolescent Services, Developmental Disabilities Clinic, Geriatrics, Neuropsychology, Clinical Health Psychology, psychological testing, and substance abuse treatment.