Clinical and Sport Psychology Training Opportunities
When available, CCW may offer practicum training to doctoral students in a clinical or counseling doctoral program. Please reach out if you are interested in a practicum at CCW.
Postdoctoral Fellowships are for those who have recently graduated with their doctorate degrees and are needed the necessary hours and supervision for licensure. If interested, please reach out to see if a postdoc fellowship is currently available.
APA Accredited Doctoral Internship
The Oklahoma Sport Psychology Consortium (OSPC) is a doctoral internship in health service psychology. The two training sites in OSPC include the University of Oklahoma (OU) Athletics Department-Psychological Resources for OU Student-Athletes (PROS) and Commander Counseling & Wellness (CCW).
• Two (2) intern positions available per training year
• Supervised training in health service psychology and sport psychology within an NCAA Division I athletics department and group private practice
• Weekly schedule of four days per week in the OU Athletics Department and one day per week in CCW
• Stipend of $25,500
• Eligible for OU health insurance and benefits (except for retirement which is an OU HR policy exception pertaining to psychological interns)
• A maximum of $1,000 in professional development funds to use towards conference attendance
• Didactic seminars will include training from interdisciplinary staff (i.e., athletic trainers, academic advisors, dietitians, strength & conditioning, etc.)
• Currently enrolled in an APA-Accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology (e.g., PsyD, PhD, EdD), or the equivalent.
• Completion of all pre-internship coursework.
• Defense of dissertation proposal prior to the start date of internship.
• A minimum of 500 total intervention hours.
The Ideal Applicant
• Applicants with documented experience and training in sport and performance psychology; preference will be given for experience and training with collegiate student-athletes.
• Applicants who are interested in pursuing a career in health service psychology and applied sport psychology (e.g., in a collegiate athletics department, in a college counseling center as a liaison to an athletics department, private practice, etc.).
• Applicants who have exceptional clinical and counseling skills from a wide range of training experiences (e.g., not only with college students).
• Applicants who are familiar with psychological testing procedures and assessment batteries (e.g., WAIS-IV, WMS-IV, WIAT-III, MCCI, CAARS-S:L, CPT-3, etc.).
• Applicants who are growth-minded and open to feedback from supervisors, training staff, and peers.
• Applicants who have ethical and professional foundations commensurate with the OSPC training sites.
• Applicants with diverse intersectional identities are especially encouraged to apply to the OSPC.
The Oklahoma Sport Psychology Consortium is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), and has an active membership with the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).
Questions related to the accreditation status of the Oklahoma Sport Psychology Consortium should be directed to the APA Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979
Applications due by December 3rd, 2021
For more information about the OSPC program, please download the Program Brochure. For more information on how to apply, please download the "How to Apply" document.