Psychology Internship & Residency Programs | VA New York Harbor Health Care – Veterans Affairs

The VA New York Harbor Healthcare System provides training programs for students at the college, university, and postgraduate levels. Explore our training programs to find out about how we can help you start your career as a health care professional.

Internship Program

Psychology Interns must be enrolled in an APA-approved clinical psychology program or in an APA-approved clinically-oriented counseling psychology program and must also be U.S. Citizens. As an equal opportunity training program, the Internship welcomes and strongly encourages applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, disability or other minority status. As a generalist internship, we value applicants who have a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. Candidates with at least some formal assessment experience are preferred.

Eligibility requirements for all VA Psychology Training programs

APPIC match numbers

General – 148011

Internship Program accreditation

The doctoral internship at the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association Commission on Accreditation (APA-CoA).

Questions related to the program’s accreditation status should be directed to the APA Commission on Accreditation:

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
email: [email protected]

Psychology Postdoctoral Residency Program

The VA New York Harbor Healthcare System at [VA Medical Center] is offering four Postdoctoral Residencies with special emphasis areas in Health Services Psychology for 2022-23:

  1. Couple and Family Psychology Postdoctoral Residency
  2. Trauma- PTSD Psychology Postdoctoral Residency
  3. Primary Care- Mental Health Integration (PC-MHI) Psychology Postdoctoral Residency
  4. Health Psychology Postdoctoral Residency

Our aim is to train psychologists from a scientist-practitioner model with advanced skills and knowledge in evidence-based practice within the above specialty areas. This includes covering a common core of practice that includes integration of science and practice, ethical and legal standards, cultural diversity and individual differences, teaching and supervision, assessment and intervention, professional development, and interprofessional consultation. Residents spend most of their time providing clinical services with a small effort allocated to a clinically-relevant project and other professional development activities. 


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