Pre-doctoral Internships and Practicum Placements in Counselling

Health & Counselling at Simon Fraser University offers pre-doctoral internships and practicum training opportunities in counselling. See below for program details and contact information. 

Pre-doctoral Internship in Counselling (Sept - Aug)

There are two full-time paid pre-doctoral internships available for the 2020/2021 academic year. The placement typically begins at the start of September and ends August 31 the following year.

The goal of the program is to provide interns with an opportunity to experience a diverse and comprehensive set of learning and professional activities to enhance their counselling knowledge and skills in preparation for independent practice and registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia.

Application deadline: November 2, 2020

Download the Information Package:

Summary of Doctoral Training & Preparation for Internship:

For more information contact:

Dr. Kirby Huminuik, R.Psych.
Director of Pre-Doctoral Internship
Phone: 778-782-5200


Counselling Practicum Placements

Part-time, unpaid practicum opportunities available to Masters level students in counselling and clinical psychology programs. The experience is designed to enable students to further develop their counselling skills, interests, and professional identities working with an integrated team of counselling, medical, and health promotion professionals.

Download the Information Package:

Practicum Options:

  • Summer Practicum Program
    Mid-April - Mid-September 2020
    A five month commitment
    4 days per week
    Caseload: 12-16 clients hours per week

  • Fall/Spring Practicum Program
    September 2020 – April 2021
    An eight-month commitment
    2.5 days per week
    Caseload: 8-12 client hours per week

For more information contact:

Les Reimer MA RCC
Tel: 778.782.307