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VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System

Northampton VAMC

Welcome to the training programs at VA Central Western Massachusetts. In addition to ensuring the highest possible standards of training in psychology, our program leadership and faculty are deeply committed to promoting the development of a culturally-responsive practice, consistent with the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). We provide training across all levels, including externship, internship, and postdoctoral. Please download the brochures below for more detailed information. 

Psychology Internship Program

The VA Central Western Massachusetts internship program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.

Download the Brochure:
Psychology Internship

Postdoctoral Residency in Clinical Neuropsychology

Download the Brochure:
Neuropsychology Postdoc

Practicum in Clinical Neuropsychology

Download the Brochure:
Neuropsychology Practicum

Review Our Policies and Procedures:
Psychology Internship Policies and Procedures
Neuropsychology Policies and Procedures

APA Accreditation
VA CWM is an APA-accredited, health service psychology internship program. Any questions regarding the accreditation status of the VA Central Western Massachusetts internship and postdoctoral residency programs can be addressed to the Commission on Accreditation (CoA):
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
Education Directorate

American Psychological Association
750 First Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242
(202) 336-5979

VA Central Western Mass Healthcare System
421 North Main Street
Leeds, MA 01053
(800) 893-1522

Christina Hatgis, PhD
Director of Training

 APPIC Internship
Match Numbers
Northampton/Leeds: 133511
Springfield: 133513
Worcester: 133512

Internship Applications Due
November 1st

Lee Ashendorf, PhD, ABPP-CN
Director of Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Training

Postdoc Applications Due
December 1st


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

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