Thank you for your interest in the University of Florida Counseling and Wellness Center’s Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology.* Our training program is designed to facilitate the transition from student to professional through training seminars, supervision and clinical experiences.

Our goal is to create an atmosphere that is conducive to interns’ learning and development through an appropriate balance of support and challenge. We participate in the APPIC Match (Match Code 1206) and we use the APPIC Application for Psychology Internship (AAPI), which can be found at

About Our Program

We have a culturally and professionally diverse training staff who are committed to providing quality training. Our staff represent various theoretical orientations, and share a commitment to providing training that will prepare interns to serve a diverse public.

Our center offers:

  • individual counseling
  • couples and group counseling
  • outreach
  • consultation
  • crisis intervention


The Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology at the Counseling and Wellness Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The Counseling and Wellness Center is accredited by the International Accreditation of Counseling Services (IACS). 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 / E-mail:

If you have any questions about our program, please feel free to call me at (352) 392-1575 or preferably, email me at I look forward to receiving your application and wish you success in the internship application process.


*Resolution on Accreditation for Programs that Prepare Psychologists to Provide Health Services states:

“Psychologists are recognized as Health Service Providers if they are duly trained and experienced in the delivery of preventive, assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic intervention services relative to the psychological and physical health of consumers based on: 1) having completed scientific and professional training resulting in a doctoral degree in psychology; 2) having completed an internship and supervised experience in health care settings; and 3) having been licensed as psychologists at the independent practice level” (APA,1996; APA, 2011);

Natasha Maynard-Pemba, Ph.D.
Associate Director/Training Director