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Golden State Psychology Internship Association (GSPIA)

Find the Internship Program That's Right For You

Founded by CSPP-Fresno in 1996, the Golden State Psychology Internship Association (GSPIA)offers many training options in locations throughout California.

No matter where you choose to spend your internship, count on gaining firsthand experience across a variety of fields. Each consortium comprises several agencies (14 total across the program) and each agency in turn provides vital services to its community. Visit the links below to explore the agencies within each GSPIA consortium:

Grow Professionally and Personally as You Help Others

Through our programs you’ll be working with clients from all walks of life, differing in age, diagnoses and cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. The internships are specially designed to teach students an array of assessment and intervention procedures as they work with multi-disciplinary teams. You’ll gain an understanding of your own strengths and limitations and develop personal growth and responsibility as you help meet the mental wellness needs of the community.

More Information

For more information and application procedures please click on the links below.

Accreditation Status

All four consortiums within GSPIA are members of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). Of the four consortia comprising GSPIA, only the Central California Psychology Internship Consortium (CCPIC) has been granted full accreditation by the American Psychological Association.

CCPIC is accredited by the American Psychological Association.  For more information on the accreditation process, please visit APA’s website:


APA’s contact information is:
American Psychological Association
750First Street, NE
Commission on Accreditation: 202-336-5979