Welcome to Counseling and Psychological Service’s (CAPS) Doctoral Internship Program in Health Service Psychology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Our staff is committed to the comprehensive training experience we offer our interns. We invest a great deal of time and energy in our training program in order to provide the highest quality internship experience we possibly can.

CAPS was previously an APA-accredited site through the Nebraska Internship Program in Professional Psychology (NICPP). We entered the 2014-2015 internship year as an independent site. We obtained APPIC Membership in October 2014 and were granted APA-Accreditation on contingency in October 2016. We are happy to report that we received full APA-Accreditation in July of 2018!

Please feel free to review our materials on our website. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me. We wish you the best of luck in your search for the program that best fits you and your training needs. We understand that the internship selection process can be stressful. Take your time and review each site’s materials to find a good match based on your training goals and interests. If you believe CAPS’ Doctoral Internship Program in Health Service Psychology is a great fit for your training needs, we welcome your application.

Program Match Number 228711

This internship site agrees to abide by the APPIC policy that no person at this training facility will solicit, accept or use any ranking-related information from any intern applicant.

Training Year August 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020


Tricia Besett-Alesch, Ph.D.
Interim Training Director

Phone: (402) 472-7450

Email: tbesett-alesch2@unl.edu