Training Program


Ascend Behavioral Health and Sierra Meadows Behavioral Health operate clinical training programs for early career mental health professionals at multiple levels of professional development including:

Inquire About our Programs or Request Training Materials

Contact the Director of Training, Jason Christopherson, PsyD, ABPP at, or call (559) 472-3371.

Our organization is currently in the process of seeking membership with the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), but we are NOT currently members of APPIC.  Our  predoctoral internship program is accepting applications for its first interns for the 2023-2024 training year, beginning in July 2023.  Our predoctoral internship program intends to seek accreditation for our internship program in the coming years through the American Psychological Association (APA), but we are NOT currently accredited through the APA.

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We know that asking for help takes courage. Getting in touch is the first step. We’re here for you, no matter what. Once submitted, our admissions team will be in touch within 24 hours.

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