2024-25 Placement Sites Info

Behavior Therapy Group

Physical address (es)/ locations:

55 Old Post Road 2, 2C

Greenwich CT 06830

Client populations served: Adults, Adolescents, Families

Program Director and DBT Supervisor:

Kristie Calvillo, LCSW

Alison Emel, PhD

Kristie Calvillo, LCSW

Alison Emel, PhD

Transportation Directions from NYC:

Metro North from Harlem 125th St or Grand Central, to Greenwich. Then you would have to have car transportation to the office (about a 5 minute drive, not walkable).

Is a car necessary for your placement? Yes

Is a driver’s license necessary?  Yes

Does your program provide services in any language other than English? No

**************************************************************************CEBT Ohio

Physical address (es)/ locations: Remote placement.

19910 Malvern Rd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122

Client populations served: Adults and adolescents

Program Director and DBT Supervisor: 

Program Director- Dr. Lucene Wisniewski

DBT Supervisor- Jennifer Campbell, LISW

Transportation directions: N/A

Is a car necessary for your placement? No

Is a driver’s license necessary? No

Does your program provide services in any language other than English? No

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Children’s Village

Larger system or organization DBT program is part of:

DBT program is part of the Residential Integrated Treatment Model (ITM) program.

Physical address (es)/ locations:

1 Echo Hills Rd, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

Client populations served:

Adolescents and families affected by the child welfare and carceral systems.

Program Director and DBT Supervisor:

Elizabeth Saracco

Transportation directions:

Take the 3 train to 125th St.

Head east on 125th St. to Park Ave.

Board the Metro North Hudson Line train at Harlem-125th St. toward Croton-Harmon

Exit the train at Dobb’s Ferry

*There is a shuttle that runs between the Dobb’s Ferry stop and The Children’s Village every 25-35 minutes from 7am-5pm. After 5pm, the regular shuttle stops and “Specials” start doing pick-ups and drop-offs. When leaving The Children’s Village campus, you can call extension 1303 to be picked up from your location or walk over to the guard booth and let them know that you need to be dropped off at the train station. If you are waiting at the train station after 5pm for any reason, you can call extension 1303 and asked to be picked up and taken to The Children’s Village.

OR

Take the 4/6 train to 125th St.

Head west on 125th St. to Park Ave.

Board the Metro North Hudson Line train at Harlem-125th St. toward Croton-Harmon

Exit the train at Dobb’s Ferry

Call an Uber to take you to The Children’s Village on Dassern Drive

Is a car necessary for your placement?

No. The agency provides vehicles for assignments that require vehicle travel.

 Is a driver’s license necessary?

It is not mandatory to work as the DBT Intern at Children’s Village, but it is helpful.

Does your program provide services in any language other than English?

Children’s Village typically uses 1:1 translators to offer their services in languages other than English.

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Columbia University Irving Medical Center Accelerated DBT (A-DBT) Program

5 Columbus Circle, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10019

Client populations served: Adults, addressing symptoms of emotional dysregulation

Program Director: Elizabeth Loran, PhD

DBT Supervisors: Bowen Spottswood, LMSW and Zachary Blumkin, PsyD

Transportation directions: Directly off of the 59th St / Columbia Circle subway stop

Is a car necessary for your placement? No

Is a driver’s license necessary? No

Does your program provide services in any language other than English? No

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The Counseling Center Group

Larger system or organization DBT program is part of: S/A

Physical address (es)/ locations:

353 Lexington Ave Unit #310, New York, NY 10166

Client populations served:

Young adults, teenagers, and children

Program Director and DBT Supervisor:

Director: Marjorie Kreppel LCPC, Founder

Supervisor: Alexis Santiago-Autar, LCSW

Transportation directions: N/A

Is a car necessary for your placement? No

Is a driver’s license necessary? No

Does your program provide services in any language other than English?

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NYU Child Study Center

One Park Ave, New York, NY 10016

Larger system or organization DBT program is part of:  NYU  Langone, Hassenfield Children’s Hospital

Client populations served: Adolescents and Families (individual parenting sessions, family sessions and multi-family skills groups)

Program Director and DBT Supervisor: Jeremy Wernick (Adolescent DBT director and supervisor)

Transportation directions: I take the 123 (red line) south to Penn Station, and walk east on 33rd. St. It takes 35 minutes from CSSW

Is a car necessary for your placement? No

Is a driver’s license necessary? No

Does your program provide services in any language other than English? No

**************************************************************************Manhattan Alternative Wellness Collective

Physical address (es)/ locations

110 Lafayette Street, suite 501, New York, NY 10013

Client populations served:

LGBTQ+, poly/consensually non-monogamous, kink, BDSM

Program Director and DBT Supervisor:

Dr. Dulcinea Pitagora (program director)

Chrissandra Andra (supervisor); [email protected]

Transportation directions

We see clients remotely via HIPAA-compliant video platforms as well as in-person in our office in lower Manhattan (near the 6, J/Z, N/Q/R/W, and A/C/E subway lines at the Canal Street stations, and the 1/2 subway lines at the Franklin Street station).

Is a car necessary for your placement? No

Is a driver’s license necessary? No

Does your program provide services in any language other than English? Not formally

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Suffolk DBT

Physical Addresses:

Manhattan-303 5th Ave #901, New York, NY 10016

Long Island, Suffolk County-5505 Nesconset Hwy #222 Mount Sinai, NY 11766

Long Island, Nassau County-97 Powerhouse Road #104 Roslyn Heights 11577

Client populations served: Adults and adolescents

Program director and DBT supervisor: Jeanette Lorandini

Transportation directions:

Is a car necessary for your placement? No

Is a driver’s license necessary? No

Does your program provide services in any language other than English? Program does provide some services in Spanish.

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Zucker Hillside Hospital/Northwell Health Adult Outpatient Clinic

Physical address (es)/ locations: 75-59 263rd St, Glen Oaks, NY 11004 (Long Island)

Client populations served:

Adults with a wide range in clinical diagnoses, some being treated with comprehensive DBT and others being treated using other therapeutic modalities. Accepts insurance including Medicaid, making the population more diverse in terms of socioeconomic status than some private practices that do not accept insurance.

Program Director and DBT Supervisor: Jennifer Vitale

Transportation directions: Accessible by car.

Is a car necessary for your placement? Yes.

Is a driver’s license necessary? Yes, see above.

Does your program provide services in any language other than English? Unsure

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