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VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Internship Program

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 is scheduled for summer 2014. The Professional Geropsychology postdoctoral fellowship is NOT accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The site visit for accreditation is scheduled for summer 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

Contact Us

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Bernadette Lauber, Ph.D.
Director of Clinical Training

University Drive C
Pittsburgh, PA 15240-1001
(412) 360-1290

APPIC Match Numbers

General Internship: 154311
Neuropsychology Internship: 154312

Applications Due

Internship:
October 27
Postdoctoral Fellowship:
January 5

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