Site Name: Brigham Young University
Department: Counseling and Psychological Services
BYU-CAPS will most likely be holding applicant interviews on December 1st and 8th of 2021, and on January 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th of 2022. Interviews consist of: Q&A session with the Director of Training for 30 minutes in the morning, Q&A with the current interns for an hour in the early afternoon, and 30-minutee interviews with members of the training committee (three interviews with 3 or 4 committee members each). If there is a member of our faculty that you would like to talk to or meet with, requests to meet with specific faculty are welcome!
Interviews for the upcoming internship year will ALL be conducted over teleconference software. We want to place a strong priority on the health and safety of our intern applicants during these times of Covid variants. Therefore, all interviews will be conducted via Zoom.
The internship at BYU Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) trains generalists in a supportive atmosphere where interns' training needs are the priority. Interns are involved in the full range of services offered by a comprehensive university counseling center serving a student body of over 32,000. Emphasis on individual, couples and group therapy; diversity/multiculturalism; crisis intervention; outreach and consultation; psychological assessment; integrating spiritual issues in therapy; and meeting interns' individual training goals. Training and experience in multicultural counseling are addressed through case assignment, supervision, consultation, clinical rotations, and didactic training. Twenty-eight licensed psychologists offer a wide range of theoretical orientations in supervision and didactic training. Clinical rotations are offered in Couples Therapy, Multicultural/Cultural Diversity Services, Outreach Services, Group Therapy, Sports Psychology, Campus Housing, Stress Managment & Biofeedback Training, Testing and Assessment, Career Services, Teaching, Counseling Center Administration, Research, and Spirituality in Therapy. Interns are provided four hours per week to complete dissertation, or if their dissertation is completed they can use this time to work on other research, including study for the EPPP if desired. Additionally, BYU-CAPS has a well-established therapy outcomes research program and interns may select a research rotation with one of the Center's research teams.
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Additional information about training opportunities: Not all rotations or training experiences may be available as described in the APPIC Directory. Please consult the program's application materials or their website at:
for a complete description of the training opportunities available at this training site. IF the site has not updated their information by August 1, feel free to contact the Training Director for additional information.