Training & Supervision

Psychology Practicum

Modern Mental Health offers comprehensive training for advanced psychology graduate students. Practicum students are expected to be enrolled in a doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology that is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA). 

  • Placements are for either 2 or 3 days per week (16-24 hours)

    • 16-hour practicum: 10-12 hours per week of direct client contact and/or report-writing per week​​

    • 24-hour practicum: 15-18 hours per week of direct client contact and/or report-writing per week

  • Students can complete a therapy-only, assessment/testing-only, or hybrid placement, depending on MMH's needs and student interest

  • Students will receive 2 hours per week of supervision with licensed psychologists

    • 1 hour of individual supervision​

    • 1 hour of group supervision, which involves case consultation, didactic trainings, and professional development​

Practicum students will have standard work hours that fall between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday. There may be opportunities to co-facilitate group therapy or volunteer at outreach events, which may take place outside of traditional business hours. A student's schedule can be amended to accommodate any after-hours events or groups.

How to Apply:

Applications for each academic year will be accepted in late January/early February for placements beginning in August. 



           **Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year will be accepted between 1/18/23 and 2/10/23. 

Send the following application materials to Dr. Amanda McKinney ( Please identify your preference for type of placement (therapy-only, assessment-only, or hybrid):

Therapy-only placement:

  • cover letter

  • C.V.

  • list of references

Assessment-only or hybrid placements:

  • cover letter

  • C.V.

  • list of references

  • de-identified sample testing report or similar writing sample that showcases your clinical writing abilities