APA Doctoral Health Service Psychology Internship

The University Counseling Center maintains an APA-accredited doctoral health service psychology internship training program in psychology as well as a doctoral practicum program in counseling psychology. Training is one of the highlights of our work, and we look forward to supporting and empowering our trainees to realize their personal and professional potential. We are a committed training site in which all of our staff contribute to the training programs we offer. We use a practitioner-scholar training model, embedded in a developmental and multicultural framework. We see our entire professional staff as training staff and look forward to the various ways we get to interact with trainees throughout the year.

The University Counseling and Testing Center's internship is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association, 750 First Street NE, Washington, D.C. 20002-4242. Ph. 202–336-5979 or 202–336-6123 TDD. 
 

Applying and APPIC Matching

The University Counseling and Testing Center (UCTC) participates in the National Matching Service as approved by the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). We are an accredited site listed in the APPIC matching directory. Please review the details of our minimum and preferred qualifications for our internship positions on the application information. We are committed to supporting future psychologists through our internship program.

Application Information

A Successful Internship Includes:

  • Total of 2000 hours of professional work

  • Co-leading a psychoeducational or interpersonal process therapy group

  • Two hours of individual supervision per week

  • Participation in outreach efforts to the university campus

  • Completion of a year-long consultation project

  • Experience in critical incident or crisis debriefing

Training Activities

Benefits:

  • Provide information specific to Oregon policies and your internship

  • Experience supervising practicum interns

  • Prepare for searching and applying for professional positions

  • Background focused in a specific concentration

  • Participation in research and assessment efforts

All of our interns participate in several seminars and rotations during the course of their internship. The seminars are designed to acquaint you with our staff and the different areas of concentration. All interns also participate in rotations that last for an entire year, but can have different concentrations if desired. Interns are assigned to seminars and rotations through collaborating with the training director to find the areas that fit best with your internship and career goals.

More Training Information

Contact Us

 
Elizabeth Asta, PhD
Training Director, Senior Staff Psychologist