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 Graduate Honored:

President's Citation Award for 2014

Orlando Sanchez Montes, 2014 doctoral graduate in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Program was recognized and honored at the Graduate Commencement by receiving the President's Citation Award. The award is given to one graduate student each year. Orlando was chosen for the award because he exemplifies the mission and vison of the University and because he is among those with the highest academic standing in his class.  Dr. Sanchez recently completed his internship at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. His practicum work included experience at Sound Mental Health and cross-cultural work with Hispanic populations supervised by Dr. Tedd Judd.  Dr. Sanchez also worked at the CONSEJO Clinic in Seattle with multi-ethnic populations as a group coordinator in geriatrics, chemical dependency and therapist for adults and children. The Clinical Psychology Department is proud to have Orlando counted among our prestigious alumni.


Our Alumni:

Engaging the Culture,

Changing the World


Our alumni are working as post-doctoral fellows, psychologists, behavioral medicine specialists, neuropsychologists, research professors, pediatric psychologists, faculty, 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

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.

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.

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



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

Apply Now! Clinical Psychology

Application Deadline for

2015 Admission:

December 15


Visit Campus!

Graduate Programs

Open House:

Tuesday, October 7

Gwinn Commons

4:30-7:00 p.m.

RSVP online


Campus map




Autumn Quarter

Classes Begin

Monday, Sept. 29

Opening Chapel

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Grad Programs

Open House

Tuesday, Oct. 7

Day of Common

Learning (no class)

Campus Events

Wednesday, Oct. 22

Veteran's Day

(no classes)

Tuesday, Nov. 11

Winter Registration

Grad Students

Monday, Nov. 24


Holiday (no classes)

Nov. 27-28

Last Day of Classes

Friday, Dec. 5

Final Exams

December 8-10

Christmas Break


Dec. 11 - Jan. 4

Christmas Closure

(offices closed)

Dec. 24 (1/2 day)

through Jan. 1

Winter Quarter

Classes Begin

Monday, Jan. 5



Research Lab



Young Children's

Self-Regulation Project

Bev Wilson, Ph.D.


The A.C.E. Lab

Amy Mezulis, Ph.D.