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 has submitted an application for membership with the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC), but at this time we are NOT currently an APPIC member. Our doctoral internship program is accepting applications for its first interns for the 2023-2024 training year, beginning in July 2023. Please be advised there is no guarantee our program will be an APPIC member prior to the start of the internship training year. Our internship program is also NOT at this time accredited through the American Psychological Association (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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