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Advanced Psychotherapy Externship

Application Procedures

Doctoral students in APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology programs in at least their second year of study who have already completed a doctoral therapy practicum are encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit:

  • A detailed letter of interest, outlining theoretical orientation and clinical experience, training objectives, career goals, and other relevant personal and professional qualifications;
  • A current curriculum vita;
  • Three letters of reference, including one from your therapy practicum supervisor;
  • Graduate transcript from your doctoral program (unofficial transcripts are accepted).

All application materials should be sent by mail in a complete packet to

Jeanette Simon, Psy.D., Assistant Director of Training
Counseling Center (MC 333), University of Illinois at Chicago
Student Services Building, Suite 2010
1200 W. Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607-7164
Phone: (312) 996-3490, TTY available through the Office of Disability Services: (312) 413-0123
Fax: (312) 996-7645
Email: jzsimon@uic.edu

Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by no later than Monday, February 6, 2017

The schedule for applications, interviews and decisions corresponds to the timelines recommended by the Association of Chicagoland Externship & Practicum Training (ACEPT).

Externs are welcome to apply for Internship and/or Postdoctoral Fellowship positions at UIC Counseling Center. However, in order to minimize the impact of potential dual roles, current or previous UIC Counseling Center therapy clients are not eligible to apply for the Externship training program.

Note that the Externship begins on August 15, 2017, and ends on May 18, 2018. Externs are expected on site Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 8:30 – 5:00pm.


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