Seasons Center provides a safe space for students to embrace the learning process and foster growth within the mental health field.
Bachelor level internships allow students to broaden their knowledge and understanding of mental health/social work. Students are empowered to fully embrace this opportunity of growth through observations, indirect and direct care, and experiencing the diversity of services provided within community mental health.
Master level internships allow students to build a solid foundation of knowledge within the mental health/social work field, develop strong counseling skills, conduct clinical assessments and tools to understand mental health needs and diagnoses, develop treatment and safety plans, complete clinical documentation, confidently diagnose, and strengthen knowledge and practice of evidenced based modalities and interventions to best serve clients.
PMHNP internships allow students to expand their knowledge of outpatient therapy, medication management, evidenced based modalities and interventions, and establishing a plan that best meets clients therapeutic and medication needs.
Kari Anderson, LMHC, is the Director of Internships and an Outpatient Therapist at Seasons Center for Behavioral Health. She is a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Iowa and has provided an array of mental health services for the past 25 years. Kari has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Social Psychology and a Master of Science Degree in Human Services with a specialization in Mental Health Counseling. Kari oversees the internship program and provides direct supervision to bachelor and master level students receiving their degrees within the mental health field. She also provides clinical supervision for therapist working towards their full licensure in clinical mental health counseling.