Welcome to the APA-accredited Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology page! The program is sponsored by the Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC) and the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry.

Comprehensive Clinical Training

The Clinical Psychology Internship is APA accredited and is sponsored by CAMC. West Virginia University Charleston Campus is an affiliate educational partner. The program offers an in-depth training experience in clinical and health psychology services. With emphases on support and flexibility, our objective is to refine interns' clinical and scholarly skills so that they are prepared for work in a variety of settings.

Our program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association. 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
Phone: 202-336-5979/ Email: apaaccred@apa.org
Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

The internship runs from July to July, consistent with all other CAMC medical residencies. There are six internship positions. The goal of the program is to develop, support and train interns to have the knowledge, skills and attitude required to be successful in psychology.

Out program participates in the AAPI online application process. 

Community and Culture

Recreational activities are plentiful with white water rafting, snow skiing, mountain biking, fishing, hunting, and camping for outdoor enthusiasts, not to mention several golf courses, tennis facilities, professional baseball, and a new ice skating facility. Cultural opportunities in Charleston include the WV State Symphony, Mountain Stage, local theatre, and national touring performances. Many of these are housed in The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, across the street from CAMC General Hospital.

CAMC's program and the city of Charleston offer a perfect balance of academic excellence and recreational activities. Visit with us and explore the exciting possibilities waiting for you in wild and wonderful West Virginia. 

Salary and Benefits 

CAMC offers a comprehensive salary and benefit package for residents and fellows. 

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More Information

For more information, visit the WVU-Charleston site for an overview of the training program, information about rotations, frequently asked questions and more.

Visit the WVU-Charleston Psychology Internship website