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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA

 

Psychology Services

Psychologists work in many of Richmond VA Medical Center's mental health and medical programs, including both inpatient and outpatient clinics. Psychologists provide assessments and a variety of psychological therapies for individuals, couples, and families. Contact your primary care provider for referral. The Veterans Crisis Line number is 1-800-273-8255.

Internship Program

The predoctoral internship at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Virginia is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2017.

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

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
(202) 336-5979

Candidates for internship must be U.S. Citizens from APA-approved doctoral programs in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and must be approved for internship by their schools. Further, candidates should anticipate that they would complete all doctoral requirements within one year following internship. No applicants from programs awarding degrees in areas other than psychology will be accepted.

Internship APPIC Match Number Information:

General Track
206911

Primary Care MH
206912

MH Across the Life Span
206913

Internship Applications Due: 

November 9, 2015

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Psychology Internship - Richmond

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Rehabilitation Psychology

The postdoctoral fellowship at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Virginia is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit is expected in 2016.

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

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
(202) 336-5979

All applicants must have completed all graduation requirements from an APA-accredited doctoral program in Clinical or Counseling Psychology and an APA-accredited predoctoral internship in Psychology by September 1st of the fellowship year. As a desire to work with a veteran population is required, practicum or internship at a VHA facility is encouraged, but not mandatory. Given the specialty training in Rehabilitation Psychology, clinical experiences in this area are highly recommended.

Rehabilitation Fellowship Applications Due:

WE DO NOT HAVE ANY OPEN POSITIONS FOR THE 2016 TRAINING YEAR 

WE EXPECT TO RECRUIT FOR TWO, TWO-YEAR POSITIONS FOR THE 2017-2019 TRAINING YEARS. PLEASE CHECK THIS WEBSITE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IN SEPTEMBER 2016.

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Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship- Richmond

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (VISN-6 MIRECC)

The MIRECC Psychology Fellowship at the McGuire VA Medical Center holds contingent accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit is expected in 2019.

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

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
(202) 336-5979

The Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center’s MIRECC Advanced Fellowship supports the development of scientist-practitioners in the area of post-deployment mental health, which encompasses:

  • traumatic brain injury (TBI) and polytrauma rehabilitation, 
  • posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), 
  • resilience and post-deployment adjustment, 
  • substance abuse, and
  • other mental health concerns commonly faced by Service members and their families after  deployment.  

The McGuire VAMC’s MIRECC Psychology Fellowship is part of a national program, the VA Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment. Over the course of the two-year program, Fellows are trained in academic and health systems research, advanced clinical care service delivery, and program administration in an interdisciplinary setting. The fellowship combines individual mentored research and clinical training with state-of-the-art educational experiences utilizing local and national program resources. Through an individualized training plan, the program offers the potential for Fellows to develop expertise in an emphasis area within the scope of post-deployment mental health as outlined above. Fellows spend a minimum of 10-15 hours/week in supervised, direct service delivery and at least 10-20 hours/week in clinical research activities.

McGuire VAMC MIRECC Fellowship Applications Due:

December 15, 2015

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MIRECC Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship - Richmond

Program Contacts:

Psychology Training Program
Psychology Section (116B)
Mental Health Service
1201 Broad Rock Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23249

Internship:

Michael S. Ellwood, Ph.D.
Director, Psychology Training
(804) 675-5000 ext. 5106

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Rehabilitation Psychology:

Thomas A. Campbell, Ph.D.
Director, Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Rehabilitation Psychology
(804) 675-5000 ext. 2362

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (VISN-6 MIRECC):

Scott D. McDonald, Ph.D.
Co-Director, Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (VISN-6 MIRECC)
(804) 675-5000 ext. 3633

Treven C. Pickett, Psy.D., ABPP-Rp

Co-Director, Postdoctoral Fellowship Program (VISN-6 MIRECC)
(804) 675-5000 ext. 5106

 

 

 

Contact Info

Location

  • 1201 Broad Rock Blvd
    Richmond, VA 23249

Contact Number(s)

  • 804-675-5000 Ext. 5106

Hours of Operation

  • M-F 8:00am - 4:30pm