Joining, Training, and Consultation

Join Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy!

Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy has openings for full or part-time multicultural therapists in our collaborative practice. If you have experience in multicultural therapy, racial identity and racial trauma and are interested in transitioning to private practice, please contact us.


Our Group Structure

The Center does not take a percentage of fees collected by associates, rather associates pay a flat monthly fee for rent and all expenses. We offer the opportunity to build your practice, receive all CEUS needed, collaborate on cases in multiple modalities, and work in a supportive collegial atmosphere.  Applicants need to be familiar with or interested in a relational psychodynamic integrative approach to therapy. BIPOC are strongly encouraged to apply.  Please email with questions.

To Apply

Please email a cover letter, and CV, to In your letter please discuss what draws you to an integrative relational approach, a description of your orientation, what types of clients and problems you enjoy working with and which you find most challenging, and what theorists and experiences have influenced you most.


Training Opportunities


Postgraduate Fellowship

The Lakeview Center Postgraduate Fellowship Program is designed for qualified and motivated unlicensed psychotherapists.  We accept new graduates from counseling, social work, and psychology programs. As you fulfill your hours for licensure, we will teach you to be a flexible, creative integrative therapist. You’ll also learn all the skills necessary to succeed in private practice.

Fellows will get experience with several therapeutic approaches, including relational psychodynamic and psychoanalytic, integrative, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, mind-body focused, and trauma-informed psychotherapies. You will be mentored on all the business and professional aspects of developing a practice. Applicants should have a strong interest and/or experience in relational psychodynamic therapy.

The Lakeview Center Postgraduate Fellowship is a paid, two-year, full-time training experience. Compensation is based on a percentage of fees collected. Fellows can expect to earn around $80-120K yearly.

Fellows will:

1. Participate in peer consultation groups with established clinicians
2. Provide supervision to and didactic trainings for externs at Lakeview Center
3. Conduct community and online outreach, consultation, and marketing
4. Learn fee-setting, billing, and all business components of running a practice
5. Gain all supervised licensure hours required for licensure
6. Build a full caseload that they may take with them when the fellowship is completed.

Fellows will have a caseload of 24-26 hours of individual and couple clients weekly and will have the opportunity to lead a DBT skills group. Hours are flexible; some weekend or evening hours are required to accommodate working clients.

To apply:

We will be accepting applications for the 2022 two-year Fellowship starting November 1, 2021. Please submit your cover letter, CV, and two letters of recommendation via email to In your letter please discuss what draws you to a n integrative relational approach, a description of your orientation, what types of clients and problems you enjoy working with and which you find most challenging, and what theorists and experiences have influenced you most.

Interviews will begin in December and we will keep accepting applications until the position is filled, typically by the end of January. The Fellowship begins July 1, 2022 and ends June 30, 2024.


Psychotherapy Externship

We accept two doctoral or masters level graduate student externs per year for a practicum in psychology, counseling, or social work. Externs must  have had at least one previous psychotherapy practicum. Candidates should be self-motivated and independent because Lakeview Center is a private practice setting.

Externs will learn though weekly individual clinical supervision with two senior Lakeview Center therapists, peer consultation groups, seminars and clinical training meetings. They will have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients of all ages in individual, couple and group psychotherapy. The externship includes training in relational psychodynamic psychotherapy, integrative psychotherapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Externs should have experience and/or interest in relational psychodynamic therapy.

Lakeview Center follows the ACEPT guidelines and schedule for ACEPT programs. We accept masters level students earlier according to the guidelines of their programs. We accept practicum applications beginning January 1 for the externship beginning July 1 of the same year..


To Apply

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, academic transcript, and two to three letters of recommendation from people who can discuss your psychotherapy skills and personality strengths.  In your cover letter please discuss what draws you to an integrative relational psychodynamic approach, a description of your orientation, what types of clients and problems you enjoy working with and which you find most challenging, and what theorists and experiences have influenced you most.

Please email all materials to Please contact Dr. Dworkin with questions.


Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Transition Fellowship

This full or part-time one-year fellowship is aimed at licensed or pre-license clinicians who have been working in a setting that does not allow them to practice open ended psychodynamic psychotherapy. Prior experiences may include jobs or settings that consist of administration and casework, or that provide only short-term or CBT interventions. The fellowship allows the clinician to learn psychodynamic psychotherapy and to make the transition to private practice. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Contact:  Niquie Dworkin, PhD


Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Fellowship

The psychoanalytic fellowship is an unpaid open-ended fellowship which will enable licensed and unlicensed clinicians to learn intensive psychoanalytic psychotherapy. You will be supervised by an experienced contemporary psychoanalytic clinician who will assign and discuss theoretical readings based on your interests. Fellows will see three clients 3-5 times a week until each client shows changes in their unconscious conflicts and long-standing relationship patterns with self and others. Applications for this fellowship will be accepted on a rolling basis. Fees are determined based on the applicant’s financial circumstances and may be waived based on need . This is an affordable, less formal opportunity to learn psychoanalytic treatment.

Contact:  Niquie Dworkin, PhD


Consultation Services


Individual Consultation

The experienced psychotherapists of Lakeview Center for Psychotherapy provide clinical consultation and supervision to other mental health professionals, individually, or in groups. We provide consultation via phone or video worldwide. Fees are set on a sliding scale basis.

Our consultants have expertise in working with clients  with eating disorders, substance abuse and other addictions, compulsive self-injury, and personality disorders.  We offer consultation on  individual, couples, and group therapy.  Read more about a relational approach to supervision and consultation here.

Please check our therapists’ individual bios for information on their consultation specialties and feel free to reach out to the person who interests you. If you want us match you with the best consultant for you, contact us today.


Integrative Psychotherapy Consultation Group

This group is open to newer, post-graduate therapists as well as therapists who wish to integrate new orientations and interventions into their repertoire.  We will focus on combining symptom-focused and insight-oriented interventions from psychodynamic, cognitive/behavioral, and experiential traditions, and will discuss cases from an integrative relational perspective. Monthly, time TBD.

Contact:  Niquie Dworkin, PhD


6 Week Intro to Integrative Psychotherapy-CEUS Available

A Relational Experiential Model of Integrative Therapy

Using readings, lectures, and case discussions, this online 6 week class will present a theoretically integrative model of relational psychotherapy. Topics to be covered include: innate psychological needs, development, case conceptualization, the ethics of psychotherapy integration, the therapeutic relationship, choosing interventions, transference and countertransference, and other topics tbd by the needs of the individuals in the class. CEUs, including one hour of ethics will be provided. Time and dates to be determined by participants’ schedules. This class can be arranged as an independent study, a small group, or for staff training.

Contact:  Niquie Dworkin, PhD


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