UT Tyler Psychology and Counseling

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology

Welcome from the Director of Clinical Training (DCT)

Dr. Dennis Combs, Director of Clinical TrainingThank for your interest in the Ph.D. program in clinical psychology at the University of Texas at Tyler.  Our program was approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in the spring of 2018 and our inaugural class will be enrolled in the Fall of 2019.  We have a vibrant program with ample clinical and research opportunities.  We focus on providing a strong foundation in the scientific and behavioral areas of psychology.  Students can choose to specialize in veteran’s issues, rural mental health, or geropsychology.   Our award winning and nationally known faculty are directly involved in the clinical supervision and research training of our students.   We truly care about each student and it shows in our program! 

We are a scientist-practitioner program with the belief that research and practice are integrated and complementary in nature.  Upon graduation, students can work in academic settings, medical schools, or clinical practice agencies.  We plan to seek contingent accreditation from APA within the three years.  Our program webpages provide all of the information you will need to apply to our program as well as important information clinical training, research expectations, and financial aid.  If you have further questions, please contact us at ClinPsyPhD@uttyler.edu.

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