Centerstone – Traditional Internship Positions

Match # 228819

Internship Positions: 2

About Our Site

Centerstone is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit providers of community-based behavioral health care, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment, intellectual and developmental disability services, housing, educational services, and community supports for people of all ages. In 2016, Centerstone served more than 170,000 individuals and families in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee. They follow the philosophies of Recovery and Resiliency in every aspect of their treatment planning and are committed to providing professional, compassionate services that improve the quality of life. The organization employs a staff of over 5,000 professionals including psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, master’s-level clinicians, social workers, community support specialists, therapists, finance specialists, information systems technicians, administrative, and support staff.

Centerstone and its predecessor organizations have provided community-based mental health and addiction services in Indiana for nearly 60 years. They offer a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment, and educational services at our 60+ locations throughout South Central Indiana.

  • Serving 24,000 children, adolescents, adults, seniors and their families annually
  • Over 60 facilities throughout Indiana
  • Accredited by CARF International
  • On the forefront of clinical research and health information technology

Centerstone responds to the behavioral health care needs of individuals and families, regardless of age or the severity of challenges. Our broad range of professional services is designed to ensure that sensitive, individualized care is available to everyone seeking help. They offer a multitude of programs that are designed to address the wide range of emotional, behavioral, psychological, and addiction issues that affect the individuals in their care. They have also created a number of educational outreach initiatives designed to provide young and old alike with a better understanding of behavioral healthcare. Centerstone exists to help individuals from all walks of life in need.

Example Schedule

Interns with Centerstone will generally work a Monday – Friday schedule from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm each day with one hour for lunch. No weekend work or after hours on-call is required. Interns may elect to have patient contact hours after 5:00 pm with an adjusted start time for the day per approval and supervisor availability.

Site schedules are a general guideline and interns may be required to make themselves available at other times as needed.

Placement Locations

Columbus (home base), Bloomington, , North Vernon, Seymour, Martinsville, and Richmond Indiana

It should be noted that Columbus, Indiana, is 2 hours and 17 minutes away from Logansport, Indiana, where monthly didactic training is held. Due to the distance, interns at this location will be provided with some travel reimbursement considerations for monthly didactic training.

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APPIC Training Experiences

Treatment Modalities

Example treatment modalities (as listed by APPIC)

(1% to 20%)
(21% to 30%)
(31% to 49%)
Major Area
Assessment X
Individual Intervention X
Couples Intervention X
Family Intervention X
Group Intervention X
Consultation/Liaison X
Crisis Intervention X
Brief Intervention X
Long-Term Intervention X
Primary Care X
Evidence-Based Practice X


Supervised Experiences

Example supervised experiences (as listed by APPIC):​​

(1% to 20%)
(21% to 30%)
(31% to 49%)
Major Area
Health Psychology X
Women’s Health X
Eating Disorders X
Sexual Disorders X
Physical Disabilities X
Learning Disabilities X
Developmental Disabilities X
Assessment X
Serious Mental Illness X
Anxiety Disorders X
Trauma/PTSD X
Sexual Abuse X
Substance Use Disorders X
Geropsychology X
Vocational/Career Development X
Multicultural Therapy X
Feminist Therapy X
Religion/Spirituality X
Empirically-Supported Treatments X
Program Development/Evaluation X
Supervision X
Research X
Integrated Health Care – Primary X

As Centerstone is a large community mental health clinic, we treat an array of diagnoses and issues that affect members of our community. Common concerns include depression, anxiety, trauma-related disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance use.

Patient Populations

Columbus, Indiana serves as a hub community for local businesses, healthcare, and surrounding rural communities in southern Indiana. It is also within 2 hours drive from the Indianapolis, Louisville, and Cincinnati metro areas. US Census data for Bartholomew County, which includes Columbus, can be found here.

Example patient populations (as listed by APPIC):

Population % Served
Children 15%
Adolescents 15%
Adults 55%
Family 10%
Older Adults 5%
Outpatients 100%
Ethnic Minorities 8%
Spanish Speaking 5%
Deaf/Hearing Impaired 1%
Students 2%
Rural 90%
Urban 10%
Low Income 80%
Homeless 2%
Number of Counties Served 18


Our Supervisors

While we won’t know your exact supervisor assignments until the internship starts, these are examples of some of the individuals you may work with over the course of your year at the site. 

Joan Davis, Psy.D., HSPP

Dr. Davis is a licensed psychologist in the state of Indiana. She completed her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She is a clinical psychologist working for almost 20 yrs in rural southern Indiana for a community mental health center. Suicide prevention is a primary focus, and she is an ASIST trainer. She is also involved with the CIT (Critical Incident Team) with local law enforcement and hospital staff.


Richard Lamborn, Psy.D., HSPP


Dr. Lamborn is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Indiana.  He completed his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Central Michigan University.  He has been a practicing psychologist primarily in a community mental health center setting beginning in 1993.  During this time, he was the Director of the Quinco Behavioral Health System Pre – Doctoral Internship Training Program.  He has been the Assistant Department Chair for Behavioral Sciences and Associate Professor of Psychology with Ivy Tech Community College Columbus since 2008.  He has also been an adjunct professor for both the undergraduate and graduate Mental Health Counseling Program with Indiana University Purdue University Columbus, primarily providing clinical supervision with their graduate students.  He is also a trained provider of Mental Health First Aid and faculty advisor for Ivy Tech’s Hope Squad.  His theoretical orientation is Neo – Freudian/Interpersonal.

William Roll, Ph.D., HSPP


Dr. Roll is a licensed psychologist in the state of Indiana. He completed his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Southern Illinois University. He has been a practicing psychologist in a community mental health setting for the past 43 years. His special interest is with anxiety disorders including PTSD and he has training and experience with both Cognitive Processing and EMDR.

Benjamin R Sklar, Ph.D., HSPP


Dr. Sklar is the Training Director for Centerstone. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Indiana with the Health Service Provider certification. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from United States International University in San Diego, California. His research interests explored the psychological impact of infertility in men and women. In his 30+ years of with Centerstone, he has worked in an inpatient setting for adolescents, provided care for children, adolescents, families, and adults with a wide range of diagnosis. He has worked in an EAP within a medical clinic and has over 20 years in after hours and emergency room crisis intervention. He has experience in private practice and has supervised numerous practicum students, predoctoral interns, and postdoctoral residents.  He practices from a Humanistic-Existential perspective with an emphasis on CBT.