Counseling Psychology Ph.D.

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Our program integrates both the science and the practice of counseling psychology. The program requires you to complete a full-time, one-year, pre-doctoral internship. With this degree, you are trained to provide direct psychological services in various settings. These settings include private practice, college/university counseling centers, medical settings, correctional facilities, and Veterans Administration hospitals.

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The Counseling Psychology program is accredited by the American Psychological AssociationThe program was re-accredited effective November, 2010, and the next re-accreditation visit is scheduled to take place in 2017.

Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002–4242
Phone: (202) 336-5979


Deadline for Application: December 11


Successful fulfillment of all requirements results in a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in counseling psychology. The curriculum is built on a framework referred to as the “Scientist-Practitioner” model, wherein emphasis is placed on the integration of the science and practice of counseling psychology. The required curriculum includes a full-time, one-year, pre-doctoral internship.

Program Description
Program Policies
Course Requirements/Program of Study
Curriculum Model – AU Bulletin
Practicum Guidelines
Sequence of Program Non-Curriculum Requirements

Practicum Student Evaluation Form
Additional Experience Approval Form
Course Substitution Form
Psychotherapy Project Evaluation Form


Association of Counseling Psychology Students (ACOPS)


Follow links below for current vitae and contact information

Core Faculty
Annette Kluck, Program Director of Training
Joseph Buckhalt
Marilyn Cornish
Randolph Pipes

Affiliate Faculty
Jamie Carney
Amanda Evans
Jessica Fripp
Melanie Iarussi
Suhyun Suh
Chippewa Thomas