Clinical Psychology - Seattle Pacific University

Clinical Psychology
Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Ave. W., Ste. 107
Seattle, WA 98119
Phone: 206-281-2839
Fax: 206-281-2695

Clinical Psychology PhD Grads Enjoy Careers in VA Health Care and Serving in Military

Several alumni of the Clinical Psychology program are working and fulfilling their life's passion in careers at the VA health care systems and VA medical centers across the U.S., including the VA Puget Sound; Boise, Idaho; Gulf Coast VA Health Care System in Biloxi, Mississippi; Central Arkansas VA Medical Center in North Little Rock; and Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Iowa City. These alums are treating veterans with PTSD as well as other military-related health complications.

Captain Jordan Simonson, Ph.D.Many other alumni are serving in branches of the U.S. military including U.S. Air Force, Honolulu, Hawaii; U.S. Navy Hospital in Bremerton, WA; U.S. Army, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, and one of our most recent grads from June 2013, Jordan Simonson, completed his internship at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland, and is now working as Captain and Chief of Mental Health Services at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The American Psychological Association featured Captain Simonson in the May 2103 Monitor on Psychology.




Our Alumni:

Engaging the Culture

Changing the World


Director of Research, Lynette Bikos, PhD, conducts an annual alumni survey.  The most recent survey shows that 110 alumni, or 82%, have obtained their licensed psychologist credentials. The following is a list of a few highly-respected and challenging sites where our students and alumni are working as interns, post-doctoral fellows, psychologists, behavioral medicine specialists, neuropsychologists, research professors, pediatric psychologists, faculty, lead clinicians and research scientists:

  • Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix
  • Johns Hopkins University Medical Center
  • Mayo Clinic
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • West Point U.S. Military Academy
  • Pate Rehabilitation
  • University of Washington
  • Swedish Hospital
  • HealthPoint
  • Rehab Without Walls
  • Providence Health & Services
  • Yale University
  • West Virginia University
  • Notre Dame
  • University of Kentucky
  • Seattle Children's Hospital
  • Children's Mercy Hospital & Clinic, Kansas City
  • Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado
  • several VA Healthcare Systems across the U.S.
  • Lakeside Center for Autism
  • Washington Center for Pain Management
  • Hawaii State Hospital
  • Western State Hospital




APA Accreditation Awarded October 2006

Our APA-accredited clinical psychology doctoral program distinguishes itself by emphasizing both scientific research and clinical practice in the context of a Christian university. In this way, we equip students to achieve excellence in academic and clinical work while preparing for a career as a clinical psychologist.

We are pleased to announce that the Commission on Accreditation (CoA) at its October 2013 meeting granted our doctoral Ph.D. program accreditation until October 2020.

Questions related to the program's accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation

American Psychological Association

750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002

Phone:  (202) 336-5979 / email:


Apply for Admission to the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program:

Apply Now! Clinical Psychology

Application Deadline for 2015 Admission:

December 15, 2014


Visit Campus!

Graduate Programs

Open House:

Autumn Qtr 2014

Date TBD

Gwinn Commons

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Campus map




Classes begin

April 2, 2014

Grad Students

Register for

Summer Qtr

April 15

Good Friday

1/2 day holiday

April 18

no classes

after 12 noon

Grad Students

Register for

Autumn Qtr

May 19

Memorial Day


May 26

no classes

offices closed

Last Day of

Classes Spr Qtr

June 6

Final Exams

June 10-12

CPY Grad


June 13


SPFC Hooding


June 13

Upper Gwinn



June 13

Tiffany Loop

Summer Quarter

June 23 - Aug 8



Check out our Research Lab webpages:


Young Children's

Self-Regulation Project

Bev Wilson, Ph.D.


The A.C.E. Lab

Amy Mezulis, Ph.D.