Utah Psychological Association

address: 5442 South 900 East, Suite 512, Salt Lake City, UT 84117 | phone: (801) 410-0337 | emailutahpsych@gmail.com

Utah Valley University/Student Health Services

Type of Site: Internship, University Counseling Center, APA Accredited

Program Description: The doctoral internship at UVU prepares the intern for competent and ethical practice as a generalist psychologist. A variety of training opportunities are provided with an emphasis in individual, couples, and group therapy, psychological assessment, and crisis intervention. Tailoring the internship to meet the goals and needs of interns is a priority and opportunities to meet these needs can include teaching, research, specific modality training, outreach, community resource consultation, and didactic trainings. For online information see: https://www.uvu.edu/studenthealth/psych/training.html

Training Director: Kersten “Tess” Haugse White


800 West University Parkway MS #200
Orem, Utah 84058-5999
(45 miles south of SLC)

Phone: 801-863-7012

Populations: Adolescents, adults, outpatient, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender, ethnic minorities, Spanish-speaking, deaf/hearing-impaired, students, international students, rural, urban, low-income

Treatment Modalities: Assessment, individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy, community intervention, consultation/liaison, crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy, long-term psychotherapy, supervision of practicum students

Experience: Eating disorders, sexual disorders, learning disabilities, assessment, neuropsychology-adult, serious mental illness, anxiety disorders, trauma/PTSD, sexual abuse, substance use disorders, counseling, vocational/career development, multicultural therapy, feminist therapy, religion/spirituality, empirically-supported treatments, supervision, research, administration

Position Information

Position Begins: 8/01/2020

Number of Full Time Slots expected in next class: 2

Number of Part Time Slots expected in next class: 0

Full Time Annual Stipend: $27,499

Fringe Benefits: Dissertation Release Time, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation

Applications/Interviews: Application Info available on the website: https://www.uvu.edu/studenthealth/psych/training.html

Applications due:11/1/2019

Interview Dates: Anticipated dates 1/13 and 1/14/2020

Interviews include: Applicants will be informed by email regarding their interview status. Phone interviews are conducted by the selection committee and occur mid-January.

Requirements for application: Pass comprehensive exams by application deadline, dissertation proposal approved by start of internship

Minimum number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 450

Minimum number of years of grad training required: 3

Additional Information: Prefers students from Clinical and Counseling Psychology programs. Prefers students from APA or CPA-Accredited programs, but students from non-APA or CPA accredited programs acceptable. Prefers students with Ph.D. and Psy.D. degrees, but applicants with Ed.D. degree acceptable.

Summary of 2018-2019 Internship Class

  • 19 completed applications
  • 12 applicants invited for interviews
  • 2 total interns (all from APA/CPA accredited programs, both from Psy.D. programs)
  • Both interns were from Clinical Psychology programs
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