Doctoral Externship

The Women’s Center offers Clinical Psychology externships students of any gender who are enrolled in doctoral degree programs in clinical psychology. The training generally takes place in the Vienna, VA office.

The externship requires 16-20 hours per week.

Individual supervision is provided by licensed psychologist.

The program includes the following:


  • Orientation
  • Intake coordination duties include scheduling clinical appointments for new clients and answering crisis calls
  • Minimum of six to eight hours of psychotherapy per week
  • Weekly seminars, taught by supervisors and other clinical staff
  • Group and/or workshop co-leadership, when available
  • Weekly supervision group lead by LPC

Sessions & Applications Deadline

Internship/Externship Session Application Deadline

Spring/Summer Semester
(January - August)
Start Date - January 2nd

October 1st
Summer/Fall Semester
(May - December)
Start Date - May 1st
March 1st

Fall/Spring Semester
(September - April)
Start Date - September 1st
Masters Level Counseling, Social Work & MFT Students

March 1st

Fall/Spring Semester
Start Date - September 1st
Clinical Psychology Doctoral Students

 February 1st

How to Apply

Required Materials


Cover Letter (with intended start date)

One Letter of Recommendation from a Professor

Two letters of Recommendation from Supervisors

Send Required Materials To

Catherine Love, LPC/LMFT

Clinical Training Manager

133 Park Street, NE, Vienna, VA 22180

Phone: 703-281-4928, #444



Please contact, Catherine Love, LPC/LMFT,

Clinical Training Manager


Phone: 703-281-4928 #444

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