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Employment Opportunities – Internship & Traineeship



Personal Growth Institute is a not-profit organization offering affordable psychological services in English, Persian, Armenian, Russian, Spanish and Hebrew languages. The institute has offices in Pasadena, Tarzana, and West Los Angeles and Irvine. There are openings for Bilingual therapists in many of our offices. PGI also is contracted with most universities in California as a training institute.



Interns and Trainees will have the opportunity to conduct:

Individual, Couple, Family & Group Psychotherapy

Focused and support groups

Crisis Intervention

Intake Process

Mental Health education via media & publication

Multi-Cultural education and training to local Mental Health Facilities


Supervision & Training for Trainees & Interns

Weekly Individual and/or Group Supervision

Monthly 4 hour Mandatory Training focusing on:

Counter transference issues

New applications & interventions

Direct observation through role-play

Role modeling through role-play

Crisis Issues

Required Commitments:

Minimum 10 client hours per week

Attendance and Full Participation at Individual and Group Supervision

Attendance and Full Participation at the 4 hour Mandatory Training

Attendance and Full Participation at agency organized events

Minimum 1 hour per month of Marketing

Having and up keeping a 1mil/3mil Malpractice Insurance

Having and up keeping a private professional voice mail

PGI is a drug free environment and drug test is required for hiring.


Trainees are hired as volunteers

Interns are hired as employees Will receive a stipend based on a percentage of the monthly client fee.

A $300 supervision fee will be deducted from the stipend.

Up to 1500 hours, the intern will receive 40%

Up to 3000 hours, 50%

Up to Licensure 60%

Licensed Professionals will receive 70%


What is the next step?


If you are a bilingual therapist interested in being affiliated with Personal Growth Institute, please fax your resume to Dr. Foojan Zeine at 818-757-7106 or email your resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


If there is a position available for the languages you speak and the location that you are applying to, we will call you or email you for an interview.