Information for Applicants

Application to Predoctoral Program

The program is open to four qualified interns. Qualifications include enrollment in a Ph.D. or Psy.D. program in clinical or counseling psychology approved by the American Psychological Association. The training director of their graduate program must have determined that they are ready for internship training. They must have achieved at a minimum of 750 hours of practicum training in psychological assessment and treatment. Interns should have completed all coursework and practicums, and have passed their comprehensive examinations according to the requirements of their graduate program. Preference is given to those candidates whose practicums and coursework have prepared them most closely for work in the academic medical center setting (e.g. evaluation and treatment experiences in medical settings, working familiarity with diagnostic criteria for mental disorders).

All applications for our psychology internship should be submitted in accordance with the procedures of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), Application for Psychology Internships (AAPI Online) at: .  No application materials need to be, or should be, submitted by mail.

The Internship Training Program at The University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Psychology, is accredited by The American Psychological Association. The address and telephone number of the Commission on Accreditation is listed below:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street, NE
Washington, DC • 20002-4242
Phone: 202-336-5979

If you have any questions regarding applying to our program, please contact:
Lesley Leive
Training Program Administrator
The University of Kansas School of Medicine
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
3901 Rainbow Blvd., MS 4015
Kansas City, KS 66160-7341
(913) 588-6401 (OFFICE) 
(913) 588-8811 (FAX)

This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.

Last modified: Aug 21, 2014