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West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center

Internship Program

The predoctoral internship at the West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Our next site visit will be in 2017.

Applications for full-time internship positions in psychology will be accepted from students who are enrolled in doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology that are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The training program is funded to support 7 full-time internship positions, three of which are designated for trainees who will spend six months on rotations in Geropsychology.

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Psychology Internship - West Los Angeles


Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The postdoctoral fellowship at the West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center is not currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. An application for APA accreditation is in process.

We are seeking fellowship applicants with strong skills in assessment, intervention, consultation, and clinical research, with specific interests and training in their chosen emphasis area. We currently have 4 one-year full-time Clinical Psychology fellowship positions available for the 2015-16 training year. Emphasis area fellowships are available in Health Psychology (one position), Trauma Psychology (one position), and Integrative Health (two positions). The Polytrauma Psychology and Geropsychology/Neuropsychology positions are 2-year fellowships and will not be available in 2015-16. Applicants should have completed an APA-accredited internship program and APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology.

Our selection criteria focus on background training and experience and the ability of the applicant to articulate training goals and professional aspirations that we feel are consistent with the VA mission. We seek the best fit between applicants and our training program.

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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship - West Los Angeles

 

 

Contact Us

West Los Angeles VA Healthcare Center

Anna Okonek, Ph.D.
Director, Psychology Training

11301 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90073-1003
(310) 478-3711 ext. 40301

APPIC Match Numbers

Internship
General Internship: 113811
Geropsychology: 113812

Applications Due

Internship:
November 1, 2014
Postdoctoral Fellowship:
December 26, 2014

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