Welcome from the Director of Training



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Dear Prospective Psychology Intern:

On behalf of the University of Tennessee Student Counseling Center (SCC) staff, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our Doctoral Internship web page and thank you for considering our site as you chart your internship course for the 2016-2017 training year.

In reviewing these pages, you will find information about the University of Tennessee and surrounding area; the SCC; the training program and professional staff and the application and selection process. Our doctoral internship offers many opportunities for professional growth and development. Our diverse and eclectic training staff of licensed psychologists has a high level of commitment and energy for providing interns with the best possible clinical and training experiences and supervision.

If our internship program looks like it fits with your training goals and interests, we encourage you to complete the application materials online and submit them by Friday, November 13, 2015.

We extend our best wishes to you and look forward to receiving your application. If you have any questions about our program, please feel free to contact me.





p.s. The above picture was taken in Cades Cove, TN, during the Intern Orientation Retreat in the Great Smoky Mountains.


Melissa A. Bartsch, Ph.D.

Assistant Director/Director of Training

Student Counseling Center

The University of Tennessee

1800 Volunteer Blvd

Knoxville, TN 37996-3103





APPIC Program Code # 1557

APPIC National Matching Service (NMS) # 155711

 Due Date: Friday, November 13, 2015


American Psychological Association

The Student Counseling Center Psychology Internship is accredited by the American Psychological Association and abides by the APA Accreditation Operating Procedures. For more information about the American Psychological Association (APA), please click here.  http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/index.aspx

If you need to contact the Commission on Accreditation:

Commission on Accreditation
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242

Phone: 202-336-5979

TDD/TYY: 202-336-6123
Fax: 202-336-5978
Email: apaaccred@apa.org