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Welcome from the Director of Training

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 2024-2025 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 multidisciplinary training staff have 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 Sunday, November 5th, 2023 by 11:59PM est.

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.


Jess Westcott, Ph.D.

Pronouns: they/them/theirs
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 3, 2023

APA Accredited Doctoral Program in Health Service Psychology

The Student Counseling Center Doctoral 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.

If you need to contact the Commission on Accreditation:

APA Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Phone: 202-336-5979
TDD/TYY: 202-336-6123