Psychology Internship Program

UTHealth Doctoral Psychology Internship Program

The Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences offers an APA accredited 12-month full-time psychology doctoral internship program with seven positions to graduate students in clinical, school, and counseling psychology. Our program provides broad, evidence-based clinical training with children, adolescents, and adults. It follows a scientist-practitioner training model, preparing interns for careers in a variety of clinical and academic settings. Clinical rotations include outpatient, inpatient, research, and school-based sites. Interns will become skilled in a wide-range of professional activities, such as individual, family and group therapy, psychological assessment and diagnosis, consultation and teaching, with diverse populations including severe mental illness. They will also be provided with research mentorship and are expected to be involved in research during their training. Specialty rotations available include Outpatient rotations in Autism (child and adolescent), Autism (adult), Trauma, Pediatric Neuropsychology, and Substance Abuse, as well as Inpatient Child and Adolescent and Inpatient Adult rotations.

Read the full program description in our Handbook.

Internship Admissions, Support and Initial Placement Data for the past 3 cohorts (2016-18) may be found here.

For the 2021-22 academic year (starting July 1, 2021), seven intern positions are anticipated, with a stipend of $30,000 plus benefits.

The match ID number for our program (seven positions for 2021-22) is 229411. Applicants for the 2021-22 year should apply through APPIC.

Application date for the 2021-22 class is November 1, 2020.

Interview dates for fall 2020 will be conducted remotely by video. Expected interview dates are December 4, 7, 11, 14, and 18.