The Adolescent and Child Program is now accepting applications for MFT Trainees and Associates, as well as Associate Social Workers for the 2018-2019 year!

Interning in this program entails conducting individual and group therapy with adolescents ages 11-18 as well as collateral parenting consultations.  The ACT therapist works at our clinic as well as conducts school counseling at Beverly Hills High School and the Moreno Continuing Education Program.

The time commitment for the ACT Program is about 20 hours/week.  They will need to be available to work at the schools during school hours 2 days/week and at the clinic with the ability to do one evening per week or Saturdays.  They will also need to be available all day on Mondays in order to fulfill their training requirements.

Applicants do not need to have had prior experience working with children or adolescents but of course any clinical or volunteer experience will help support your application.

Applicants must be able to being their internship at the end of July and commit to the full year.

Applicants may apply to both the Adult Therapy and ACT Program.  If you are accepted into both programs, applicants will be given a chance to choose one.  First year interns at TMCC are not allowed to work in both programs simultaneously.

To apply to ACT applicants can mail their application (see attached) and resume to The Maple Counseling Center:

9107 Wilshire Blvd. Lower Level

Beverly Hills, CA  90210

They can also drop off an application at our front reception.  Please send ACT a duplicate set of applications if students plan on applying to the Adult Program.

Send to the attention of Susan Winfield, MFT and Renee Sher-McMeans, MFT, if you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us via email:

Once we receive and review all applications, we will contact applicants for a group interview, held the end  of February and in March.

This program provides an exciting and challenging experience to work with adolescents and their parents.  We look forward to seeing applications and look forward to working with your students!


Renee and Susan

Co-Coordinators and Supervisors, ACT Program

Renee Sher-McMeans, LMFT #52244

Co-Coordinator of the Adolescent and Child Therapy (ACT) Program

The Maple Counseling Center

9107 Wilshire Blvd., LL

Beverly Hills, CA 90210

310-271-9999 x226

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