We are accepting applications for pre-doctoral internship at The Donaldson Wellness Center in conjunction with our consortium through APPIC.org for the 2017-2018 internship year. Please submit your application through the APPIC.org website prior to the cut-off date listed on the site. Our pre-doctoral internship is based on the science of psychology that informs psychological practice. Training for pre-doctoral inters is sequential, cumulative, and graded in complexity. If you have specific questions regarding internships or post-doctoral opportunities at DWC, please contact our pre-doctoral intern coordinator, Kerry McClain M.S., for general questions at kmcclain@donaldsonwc.com. Ms. McClain will be able to provide you with details regarding the ‘real world’ nuances of internship at DWC. If you would like to speak with a consortium supervisor, please contact Dr. Nicole Keehn at nkeehn@donaldsonwc.com .

We are pleased to assist you in facilitating this process.


Training Programs

DWC offers official training programs for pre-doctoral internship students and doctoral and master’s level practicum students. Our goal is to provide structured training programs aimed at facilitating the professional and personal growth of graduate students in psychology.


Pre-Doctoral Internship Training

DWC offers a full-time, 2000-hour, pre-doctoral internship that is registered with the APPIC directory although it is not currently APA accredited. The yearlong internship runs from September 1 to August 31 of the following year. The pre-doctoral internship includes opportunities to provide psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups of all ages and disability determination, assistive and rehabilitative, mental health/ intellectual disability, forensic, psychological, presurgical, and neuropsychological assessments.


Practicum Student Training

DWC offers a part-time practicum experience for doctoral level psychology students. Students are required to commit to DWC for a minimum of nine months. The practicum begins in September and includes opportunities to provide psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups of all ages. Students will also gain experience in disability determination, assistive and rehabilitative, mental health/intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, psychological, and neuropsychological assessments.


There are also opportunities for Master’s and Bachelor level practicum students to gain experience at DWC. Contact us for additional information. 



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