Utah Psychological Association

Southern Utah University Counseling and Psychological Services

Type of Site: Internship, University Counseling Center, Not APA Accredited

Program Description: The doctoral psychology internship program at Southern Utah University provides generalist training in individual, couples, and group therapy; psychological assessment, outreach and consultation. Interns may pursue additional training in a variety of other areas including career counseling, outreach, and biofeedback. Interns also have opportunities to collaborate with a number of university offices including University Housing, SUU Athletics, and Career and Professional Development. Please see http://www.suu.edu/ss/caps/internship/internship-welcome.html for more information.

Training Director: Curt Hill

Address: 351 West University Boulevard

Cedar City, UT 84720

(170 miles north of Las Vegas, NV)

Phone: 435-865-8621

Populations: Adolescents, adults, older adults, outpatients, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender, ethnic minorities, students, international students, rural populations, and low-income.

Treatment Modalities: Assessment, individual therapy, couples therapy, group therapy, consultation/liaison, crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy, and long-term psychotherapy.

Experience: Physical disabilities, learning disabilities, assessment, anxiety disorders, trauma/PTSD, sexual abuse, counseling, vocational/career development, religion/spirituality, and empirically-supported treatments.

Position Information

Position Begins: 08/01/2016

Number of Full Time Slots expected in next class: 2

Number of Part Time Slots expected in next class: 0

Full Time Annual Stipend: $25,000

Fringe Benefits: Dissertation Release Time, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Professional Development Time, Sick Leave, Vacation, Retirement plan with SUU contributing 14.2%, Professional Development Funding, and 12 University Holidays.

Applications/Interviews: Application Info available on the website: http://www.suu.edu/ss/caps/internship/internship-welcome.html

Applications due: 11/29/2015

Skype/Phone Interview: Early January

Interviews include: Applicants will be notified by email regarding their interview status. Interviews with the Selection Committee will be 45 minutes by Skype or phone (according to the applicant's preference) in early January.  Applicants who have been invited to interview may contact staff or current interns to learn more about the internship training program.

Requirements for application: Pass comprehensive exams and have dissertation proposal approved by ranking deadline.

Minimum number of AAPI Intervention Hours: 300

Minimum number of years of grad training required: 3

Additional Information: Prefers students from Clinical Psychology and Counseling Psychology programs. Prefers students from APA-Accredited programs, but will accept students from CPA-Accredited programs and non-accredited programs. Prefers students from Ph.D. and Psy.D. degree programs, but will accept students from Ed.D. degree programs.

Summary of 2015-2016 Internship Class

  • ·      41 completed applications
  • ·      21 applicants invited for interviews
  • ·      2 total interns (all from APA/CPA accredited programs, 1 of which was from a Ph.D. programs, and 1 of which was from a Psy.D. program)
  • ·      Both interns were from Clinical Psychology programs
UPA Address: 5442 South 900 East, Suite 512 | Salt Lake City, UT 84117 |(801) 410-0337
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