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Clinical Psychology Pre-doctoral Internship Program

The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Pre-doctoral Internship Program is currently part of the Vanderbilt University/VA Internship Consortium which is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association through July 1, 2018.  At that time, VA TVHS and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will separate into two independent internship programs with planned APA site visits in Fall 2018. 

We are recruiting to fill six internship positions for the upcoming training year; five of these positions are Generalist positions and one position is for a Neuropsychology specialty focus.

According to VA policy, internship funding can only be provided to those who are U.S. citizens and are enrolled from an APA-accredited doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology. 

This clinical psychology pre-doctoral internship requires a 52-week full-time commitment.

The aim of this pre-doctoral internship program is to provide generalist training that will prepare interns to work as entry level or early career psychologists or fellows within a variety of clinical settings in the VA healthcare system. 

Internship Program Admissions

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Financial and other benefit support for upcoming training year

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Initial post-internship positions

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Download the Brochure:

Clinical Psychology Pre-doctoral Internship Brochure

Locations

1310 24th Ave South
Nashville, TN 37212

3400 Lebanon Pike
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.  The next site visit will be in 2023.  We are recruiting to fill three fellowship positions for the upcoming training year.

According to VA policy, postdoctoral fellowship funding can only be provided to those who are U.S. citizens and graduated from an APA-accredited doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology and completed an APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship.

This clinical psychology postdoctoral fellowship position requires a 52-week full-time commitment.

We are seeking applicants who have a strong interest in working in interprofessional teams. Fellows will work in a variety of settings, including the outpatient psychiatry clinics, acute psychiatric units, community living centers, and the pain clinic. Throughout these training experiences, fellows will focus on interprofessional care provision. Fellows will work closely with residents from Pharmacy and Psychiatry throughout the year. Strong candidates will have solid clinical skills in assessment, intervention, and consultation. Candidates should also possess good interpersonal skills which will allow for success in working on interprofessional teams. Lastly, we are seeking candidates who have training, experiences, and professional goals which are consistent with the VA mission.

Download the Brochure:

Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Alvin C. York VAMC

Location

3400 Lebanon Pike
Murfreesboro, TN 37129

Contact

Erin Patel, Psy.D., ABPP
Director of Training, Psychology
Nashville Campus
615-873-8099

Randolph Petersen, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Training, Internship Program
Alvin C. York Campus
615-225-6360

Natalie Heidelberg, Ph.D.
Asst. Dir. of Training, Post Doc Fellowship Coord
Alvin C. York Campus
615-225-6360


Applications Due

Internship - November 3, 2017
Fellowship - January 5, 2018


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