Office of Forensic Mental Health Services Psychology Internship

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(Formerly the Western State Hospital Clinical Psychology Internship Program)

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                 Internship Brochure

Internship Brochure


Important Dates & Deadlines

Application deadline: Nov 1, 2023

Interview notification:  Nov 17, 2023

Open house: January 4, 2024

Internship start date: August 1, 2024



The doctoral internship program in clinical psychology at Western State Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.

The next site visit will be during the academic year 2024. Questions related to the program's accreditation status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation American Psychological Association

750 1st Street, NE

Washington, DC 20002-4242

(202) 336-5979



All applications must be submitted to the Association of Psychology Post-Doctoral and Internship Centers. Applications should include:

  1. APPIC application form;
  2. Your current curriculum vitae;
  3. Your graduate transcript;
  4. Three letters of reference; and
  5. One de-identified integrative psychological evaluation.


Contact Us

For questions about the internship program, application process, or interviews, contact Co-Director of Clinical Training Dr. Richard Yocum ( or Dr. Emily Mackelprang (