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Tucson - Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

Seventeen SAVAHCS psychologists and one consulting psychologist from the community comprise the Psychology training staff. SAVAHCS psychologists participate independently as members of the treatment teams of most Mental Health programs, Home based Primary Care, Pain Clinic, and the Polytrauma team. Psychological Assessment programs, based in the Mental Health Care Line, serve the entire medical center on a consultation basis.

Internship Program

The pre-doctoral internship at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson, Arizona is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2020. For details about the internship, please see the brochure.

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Psychology Internship - Tucson


Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Postdoctoral Fellowship program is a traditional practice program emphasizing advanced skill in the areas of treatment, assessment, and consultation as applied to treating traumatized veterans. Treatment and assessment of PTSD is emphasized. The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychology Association, with the next site visit during the academic year 2020. Please see the brochure for additional information.

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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship - Tucson


Contact Us

Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

Nadine C. Cole, Ph.D.
Director, Psychology Training

3601 S. 6th Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85723
(520) 792-1450 ext. 5127

APPIC Match Number

General Internship

Neuropsychology track

Applications Due

November 15

Postdoctoral Fellowship
January 10

Eligibility Requirements

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Sponsored by the Veterans Health Administration: Office of Academic Affiliations and Mental Health Services
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