Office of Forensic Mental Health Services Psychology Internship

(Formerly the Western State Hospital Clinical Psychology Internship Program)


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Important Dates & Deadlines

Application deadline: November 1

Interview notification deadline: December 1

Open house: January 6

Internship start date: August 1, 2022



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 2023. 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. Marilyn Ronnei (, Co-Directors of Clinical Training Dr. Richard Yocum (, or Assistant Director of Clinical Training, Dr. Emily Mackelprang (