Counseling Center

Doctoral Internship Program in Health Service Psychology

The UW Counseling Center offers a Doctoral Internship in Health Psychology. Here you will find information pertaining to this opportunity. Please note this opportunity is specific to doctoral level candidates. The internship matching program code is 162011.

Doctoral internship program overview 

We are pleased that you have chosen to review our website describing our APA-Accredited Doctoral Internship Program in Health Service Psychology at the University of Washington Counseling Center. Our internship is a full year starting on August 16th and concluding on August 15th of the following year. Intern stipends are budgeted at $36,000 for 12 months. We hope that the following pages are useful to you in your search for the right fit for your interests and needs when selecting an internship. We have also included the Intern Handbook to provide any additional information you may need.

We are very excited about our training program, and continue to develop and grow. Interns who enter our internship program are exposed to a wide range of possibilities with the goal of furthering each intern’s professional growth. Interns are involved in individual therapy, group therapy, consultation, crisis work, outreach and workshop presentations, career counseling and therapeutic psychological assessment.

We are delighted to announce that our doctoral internship program received accreditation by the American Psychological Association on November 18, 2011. We are also members of the Association of Counseling Center Training Agencies (ACCTA) and the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), and participate in the APPIC Match process for our internship.

We expect that you will find the information you need to create thoughtful deliberation about our internship within this website. However, if you have any questions about our internship training program, please don’t hesitate to contact me by telephone at 206.543.1240 or e-mail me at (e-mail is preferred). I will be happy to discuss our internship training program with you!

We are aware that the internship application process is a stressful endeavor for intern applicants. We want to wish you the best in reviewing, researching, writing, and submitting your application. We hope that you give our site careful consideration when deciding where you might apply–and later in the process–where you might choose to go for your doctoral internship. We welcome your application.


Charisse Williams, Ph.D.
Training Director/Assistant Director