Counseling and Psychological Services

Training Opportunities

Counseling and Psychological Services offers nine-month (academic year) and part-time (20-hour) training positions to students seeking Doctoral-level and Master's-level clinical practicum training. This typically will amount to 200 or more client contact hours met across approximately 600-680 hours on-site.

As a graduate counselor, your training will focus on individual and group counseling with students, with regular, individual supervision from licensed clinicians.  For more information, please view our training announcement.

The 2021-22 training positions begin the last week of August 2021 and end the first week of May 2022.

To apply

Please send:

  1. A letter describing your interest and goals for training;
  2. Current curriculum vitae;
  3. Official graduate transcripts; and
  4. Two letters of recommendation.

Electronic copies of any materials will be accepted. However, an original copy of transcripts and original, signed, hard copies of any recommendation letters must be received in order to give final acceptance to a candidate.

Send applications to: Stephen Jenkins, PhD, ABPP, LP

Coordinator of Training
St. Cloud State University
Counseling and Psychological Services
Eastman Hall 305
720 4th Ave. S.
St. Cloud, MN 56301

To send materials electronically:

Email: ssjenkins@stcloudstate.edu
Fax: (320) 308-0959

Due Dates

We will begin accepting applications for fall training positions from Master's candidates on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 and Doctoral candidates on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021. Completed applications will be reviewed in the order in which they are received. On-site interviews will be offered to qualified candidates. The application and interview process will continue on a rolling basis until all positions are filled.  A criminal background check will be required before a candidate may begin training. 

If you have questions, contact Dr. Stephen Jenkins, coordinator of training, at (320) 308-3171 and ssjenkins@stcloudstate.edu

CAPS Trainees

2020-21

  • Tonya Korin, Doctoral practicum counselor, Augsburg University
  • Berit Merrill, Marriage and Family Therapy intern counselor, St. Cloud State University

2019-20

  • Chelsea Janey, Master of Social Work clinical practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas
  • Laura Rydberg, Master of Social Work clinical practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas

2018-19

  • Hannah Bunney, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Victoria Peterson-Hilleque, Master's practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas
  • Lu Ann Weiss, Doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University

2017-18

  • Lindsay Johnson, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Alexa Moulopoulos, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Samantha Rogers, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2016-17

  • Patrick Frawley, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Matthew Kingsbury, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2015-16

  • Kayla Miedema, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Jesse Moonen, Doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University
  • Jenna Wilson, Doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University

2014-15

  • Rachel Braaten, Master's intern counselor, St. Cloud State University
  • David Derus, Doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University
  • Anna Martyna, Master's intern counselor, St. Cloud State University

2013-14

  • Sara Brodeur, Master's intern counselor, St. Cloud State University
  • Eric Buchkoe, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Denae Kuenzel, Doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University

2012-13

  • Ellen Gish, Master's intern counselor, University of St. Thomas
  • Dina Nelson, Doctoral practicum counselor, St. Mary's University
  • Jason Stahl, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2011-12

  • Allie Hutchins, Master's intern counselor, University of St. Thomas
  • Jeanne Lacourt, Master's intern counselor, St. Cloud State University
  • Rachel Petersen, Doctoral practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas

2010-11

  • Terrel Backes, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Karsten Byers, Doctoral practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas

2009-10

  • Daniel Nelson, Master's intern counselor, St. Cloud State University
  • Jessica Wright, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2008-09

  • Jennifer Cotton, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Sukanya Ghosh, Master's intern Counselor, St. Cloud State University
  • Emily Lynch, Master's intern counselor, St. Cloud State University

2007-08

  • Kristin Dahl, Pre-doctoral Intern, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Amy Liesmaki, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Carolyn Lundebrek, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities

2006-07

  • Kristin Dahl, Doctoral practicum counselor, MSPP Argosy, Twin Cities
  • Marid Kaewchinda, Doctoral practicum counselor, University of Minnesota

2005-06

  • Rachel Lohn, Master's intern counselor, St. Cloud State University
  • Julie Peters, Doctoral practicum counselor, University of St. Thomas