Psychology Doctoral Practicum (Pre-Internship) Programs

There are multiple Psychology Doctoral Practicum Training Programs (also known as 'Pre-internships', 'Clerkships') available for pre-doctoral students at UCLA in the fields of Neuropsychology and Therapy. All applicants must be pre-doctoral. Please see specific tracks regarding application process. 


Practicum Application Portal

(open 12/01/20):



Schools we have active Memorandum of Understandings (MOU's) with:


Azusa Pacific University 4/5/2021
California Lutheran University  1/31/2023
Chicago SPP - Los Angeles 12/10/2023
CSPP-LA, Alliant 8/31/2022
CSPP-San Diego, Alliant  3/8/2021
Fielding Graduate Institution 5/1/2021
Fuller Theological Seminary  9/4/2022
Loma Linda University  8/14/2021
Nova Southeastern Unversity 6/30/2022
Palo Alto University 8/27/2022
Pepperdine University 6/15/2022
UCSD/SDSU 6/5/2021
University of Hartford 7/1/2024
University of La Verne 3/30/2022
USC 6/8/2022
Washington State University3/6/2022
Wright Institute6/30/2023
Yeshiva University  8/3/2021





Current Practica in Medical Psychology
Title Program type
ABC Partial Hospitalization Program Practicum Therapy
Adolescent Serious Mental Illness Practicum - Research Neuropsychology
Adult OCD Treatment and Research Practicum - Clinical & Research Therapy
Advanced Medical Psychology Assessment Center (MPAC) - Clinical Neuropsychology
Aftercare Program Practicum - Clinical & Research Therapy
Aftercare Research Program Assessment Practicum - Research Neuropsychology
Assessment of Neurodegeneration Practicum - Assessment Neuropsychology
Autism Across the Lifespan: Research and Clinical Practice in Measuring Change Neuropsychology
Behavioral Medicine Practicum Therapy
Cardiac Psychology Understanding Trauma, Stress and Recovery Process. Therapy
Child and Adult Neurodevelopmental Clinic Practicum - Clinical Therapy
Child Anxiety, OCD, and Tourette's Clinic Practicum - Clinical & Research Therapy
Depression Grand Challenge Innovative Treatment Center - Clinical & Research Therapy
Help/UCLA Pediatric Neuropsychology Program - Clinical Neuropsychology
Infant and Preschool Clinic - Clinical Neuropsychology
Insomnia Clinic Therapy
Integrated Substance Abuse Program’s Comorbid Anxiety and Substance Use Disorder Clinical Research Practicum Therapy
Integrative Pediatric Behavioral Health, Child and Family Trauma, and Consultation Liaison Practicum Therapy
Stress, Trauma And Resilience (STAR) Practicum Therapy
The Longevity Center and Geropsychology Practicum - Clinical & Research Therapy, Neuropsychology
UCLA Cultural Neuropsychology Initiative Practicum - Clinical Neuropsychology
UCLA PEERS Practicum - Clinical & Research Therapy
UCLA TIES for Families Therapy
Youth Stress & Mood Program Practicum - Clinical & Research Therapy