The psychology training program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Department of Psychiatry offers a doctoral internship in clinical psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association. We adhere to a scientist practitioner training model in which our emphasis is on developing professional psychologists who can provide culturally-humble clinical services to children, adolescents, adults, and families.
Our program emphasizes the use of empirically-supported treatments and evidence-based practices. Information pertaining to our training tracks, rotations, eligibility requirements, and application procedures can be found in each track’s program brochure. More detailed information related to our internship can be found in our training manual (Click here for the training manual) and our admissions and outcome data (Click here for Trainee Admissions, Supports, and Outcome Data).
APPIC Match Numbers
Child and Adolescent Track (Click here for brochure) – 110611
Trauma, Recovery, and Justice Track (Click here for brochure) – 110612
Neuropsychology Track (Click here for brochure) – 110613
Integrated Health Care Track (Click here for brochure) – 11614
Applications Due: November 1, 2023
Interview Notification: December 1, 2023
- Child Track: December 1 and 13, 2023; January 9 and 11, 2024
- Trauma, Recovery, and Justice Track: December 8, 2023; January 10, 2024
- Neuropsychology Track: December 6, 2023; January 5, 19, and 25, 2024
- Integrated Health Care Track: December 15, 2023; January 12, 2024
Training Year: July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025
Jennifer L. Gess, Ph.D., ABPP/CN
Walker Family Clinic
4301 W. Markham St., Slot 568
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone: (501) 526-8239
Fax: (501) 526-5296
Assistant Training Director
Glenn Mesman, Ph.D.
Child Study Center
1210 Wolfe St., Slot 654
Little Rock AR, 72202
Fax (501) 364-3966
Psychiatric Research Institute
4301 W. Markham, Slot 554
Little Rock, AR 72205
Phone (501) 320-7302
Questions related to the program’s accreditation status should be directed to the commission on accreditation at the following address:
American Psychological Association
750 First Street N.E.
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242
Telephone: (202) 336-5979
Fax: (202) 336-5978
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.