The psychology training program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ Department of Psychiatry offers a pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association. We currently offer training through adult, child and adolescent, and neuropsychology training tracks. We adhere to a scientist practitioner training model in which our emphasis is on developing professional psychologists who can provide culturally-competent 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 our program brochure. (Click here for the brochure). More detailed information related to our internship can be found in our training manual. (Click here for the training manual).

APPIC Match Numbers:

Child Focus Track – 110611
Adult Focus Track – 110612
Neuropsychology Track – 110613

Important Dates:

Applications Due: November 1, 2017
Interview Notification: December 1, 2017
Interviews:  Child Track: December 6 and 15, 2017; January 5 and 10, 2018
Adult Track: December 13, 2017; January 12, 2018
Neuropsychology Track: December 8, 2017; January 17, 2018
Training Year: July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

Contact Information:

Training Director

Jennifer L. Gess, Ph.D., ABPP/CN
Walker Family Clinic
4301 W. Markham St., Slot 568
Little Rock, AR 72205
gessjenniferl@uams.edu
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
grmesman@uams.edu
Phone (501)-364-5150
Fax (501) 364-3966

Internship Assistant

David Miles
Psychiatric Research Institute
4301 W. Markham, Slot 554
Little Rock, AR 72205
damiles2@uams.edu
Phone (501) 320-7302