The Counseling Center offers training to Doctoral students in Clinical or Counseling Psychology. These students may participate in one of the following programs:


The Counseling Center is pleased to offer three full-time intern positions for the 2015 APPIC Internship Match. Applicants should have completed all required coursework, comprehensive examinations, and a minimum of 500 practicum hours prior to the starting date of the internship. The Counseling Center values diversity and encourages applicants of diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and sexual orientation backgrounds to apply. View complete Internship Program Description.

To be considered, please complete the AAPI Online (Application for Psychology Internship) with the following elements attached:

  1. A curriculum vitae
  2. All graduate transcripts
  3. A cover letter describing your interest in our internship program. Please be specific about your goals for internship and how our particular program will help you meet these goals.
  4. Three letters of recommendation.

The Counseling Center Internship Program is a member of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) and will be participating in the APPIC National Match Process. All internship applications are to be submitted via the on-line APPIC Applications for Psychology Internship (AAPI On-line) system, available at (click on "APPI On-Line"). The program code for this internship is 208711.

This internship site adheres to the APPIC Match Policies. This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept, or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.

Applicants who will be offered an interview will be notified no later then December 15th, with interviews scheduled in early to mid-January. For further information, please contact:
Patricia L. Wick, Ph.D. (Training Director) at




The Counseling Center is offering a 16-20 hour per week Practicum for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. The program is designed for doctoral students in the psychology graduate programs at UMBC who are interested in college student mental health. The main emphasis of the training program is on developing clinical skills in assessment and treatment for university students within a brief psychotherapy model; a secondary emphasis is on outreach programming. The Counseling Center values diversity and encourages applicants of diverse ethnic, racial, religious, and sexual orientation backgrounds to apply. View complete program description.

All practicum applications should include the following:

1 - A Letter of Interest, which describes why you are interested in training at the Counseling Center, areas of clinical interest and any previous clinical experience.

2 - A Curriculum Vitae

3 - The completed Director of Clinical Training Consent Form completed and signed across the seal.

Application materials must be submitted all together in one envelope and must be received by February 15th, 2015. Any questions are to be directed to Dr. Patricia Wick via email at or by phone at 410-455-2472.



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