APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship Program

Thank you for your interest in the University of Memphis Student Health and Counseling Services- Counseling Center's APA-accredited internship program. As an agency, we see our doctoral internship as central to the vitality and quality of our organization, and we are pleased to have you consider our program. You will find a description of the program and other important information in our internship brochure.

The internship is a 12-month, 2,000-hour program, from August 20 of this year to August 19 of the following year. Our internship program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. The internship was begun in 1987 and received accreditation in August 1988. Please visit our listing in the APPIC Online Directory for further information, including number of positions, minimum requirements for applicants, selection procedures, and benefits. The APPIC Web site address is: www.appic.org, and our APPIC Member number is 1559. Our NMS Match Program Code Number is 155911. We draw from a diverse pool of candidates locally and across the United States and Canada (CPA).

Application Deadline is November 30, 2022

Tentative Interview Schedule

  • December 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2022
  • January 4th to 11th, 2023

APPIC Matching Program Code # 1559

Qualifications for Applicants Include:

  • 400 direct contact hours *applicants with less than 400 hours and are interested in applying to the program please contact the Training Director*
  • Candidates must be enrolled in counseling or clinical psychology programs
  • All relevant program coursework must be completed
  • Preference will be given to candidates from APA-accredited programs
  • It is required that candidates have completed their comprehensive exams prior to the application deadline
  • Dissertation proposals must have been approved by the start of internship
  • Learn more about the internship program here from our program brochure >

Highlights of the Internship Program:

  • Individual, couples, family psychotherapy and group services including telehealth services
  • Psychological Assessment (ADHD/LD, Personality Assessment) 
  • Supervision of practicum trainees
  • Outreach and consultation with campus community and departments 
  • Clinical services with Student Athletes
  • Triage and crisis intervention 
  • Robust training seminars with strong focus on multicultural and social justice issues

Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data>

Questions related to training opportunities unanswered by the internship brochure and the APPIC website may be forwarded to Training Director / Center Associate Director Linh P. Luu, Ph.D. (lluu1@memphis.edu).

Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202.336.5979 / E-mail: apaaccred@apa.org
Web: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation