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The Setting

The Clinical Psychology Residency is offered through the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences on the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center campus, located at 920 Stanton L. Young Blvd., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Affiliated training agencies include OU Medical Center (Children's Hospital and its clinics, Williams Pavilion, Presbyterian Hospital), the Child Study Center, and Veteran's Affairs Medical Center. Affiliated training agencies are located together in a large medical complex campus.

The Clinical Psychology Residency is administratively housed in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; however, faculty from the Oklahoma City VAMC, OUHSC Department of Pediatrics, and other departments participate in training postdoctoral residents. The Residency has approximately ​64 full-time psychologists, and residents work closely with other medical and allied health professionals.

In addition to the Clinical Psychology Residency the educational programs of the department include a psychiatric residency, a predoctoral clinical psychology internship, a pediatric psychiatry fellowship, and undergraduate medical education. The department offers all students, whether they be psychology residents, psychiatric residents, or medical students, ample opportunity and interaction with other professionals in mental health service and other interdisciplinary providers is available.