University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine Overview

A critical part of a therapist’s skill is the ability to direct successful psychotherapy. This potential starts in the first year of school while giving consideration to patients hospitalized for clinical reasons. Like self-improvement which stretches out over a lifetime, students advance through their residency in their capacity to offer psychotherapy.

Training Programs at University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

  • PGY 1, residents learn basic listening skills during orientation
  • PGY 2, when residents are rotating at inpatient psychiatry sites, residents are encouraged to conduct active problem-solving psychotherapy using supportive techniques taught during the first year.
  • PGY 3, is an outpatient year during which psychotherapy training is the emphasis, and all residents are actively providing psychotherapy.
  • Price Range: Check website for updated details.

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