The doctoral internship at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System in Pennsylvania is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Our most recent reaccreditation site visit was in March, 2012 and our next accreditation site visit will be held in 2019. Applicants from APA-accredited clinical or counseling psychology programs are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a minimum of 300 total intervention and 50 assessment hours prior to application. We will not review applications with hours below the minimum hours requirement. We prefer candidates who have generalized assessment and psychotherapy training. Applicants who have VA practicum experience or who have an interest in a VA career are highly desirable. Although research experience is not a requirement, we value applicants with research experience.
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Psychology Internship - Pittsburgh
Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs
The clinical psychology postdoctoral fellowship at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System in Pennsylvania is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2014. The Professional Geropsychology postdoctoral fellowship is NOT accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The self-study for initial accreditation will be submitted in January 2014.
Prior to the start of the fellowship, a candidate must have completed a doctoral degree from an APA accredited program in clinical or counseling psychology and have completed an APA accredited doctoral internship. Applicants who have completed VA internships are strongly encouraged to apply. Appropriate candidates will be familiar with general psychological assessment instruments and will have intervention skills commensurate with having completed an internship. Applicants with both clinical and research experience in the area of emphasis are highly desirable.
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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship - Pittsburgh
VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
Bernadette Lauber, Ph.D.
Director of Clinical Training
University Drive C
Pittsburgh, PA 15240-1001
APPIC Match Numbers
General Internship: 154311
Neuropsychology Internship: 154312