Psychology Training - VA Bedford Healthcare System
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VA Bedford Healthcare System


Psychology Training

Postdoctoral Residency Training

Clinical Psychology Residency Program
The Clinical Psychology residency at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Download the brochure: Psychology Postdoctoral Residency - Bedford

Clinical Neuropsychology Residency– 2-Year Specialty Program
The Clinical Neuropsychology 2-Year Specialty residency is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. 
Download the brochure.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery for Veterans with Serious Mental Illness:
The Interprofessional Fellowship Program in Psychosocial Rehabilitation is a state-of-the-art clinical training program that focuses on the theory and practice of psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery. Individualized, mentored clinical and research training is combined with a curriculum that emphasizes a comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitation approach to service delivery, education, and implementing change in a mental health care setting.

Post-Doctoral Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment

The Bedford site of the VISN 1 New England Mental Illness Research, Education, and Clinical Center (MIRECC) has a two-year Psychology Post-Doctoral Advanced Fellowship Program in Mental Illness Research and Treatment. This site is located at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, Mass. The mission of VISN 1 New England MIRECC is to improve mental health treatments and access to services for Veterans who have addictions and co-occurring mental health disorders, as well as related issues such as VA-compensated disabilities, homelessness, criminal justice histories, and medical co-morbidities.

Fellows will spend 75 percent of their time on research and related educational activities and 25 percent in direct clinical care. Fellows will develop and implement a mentored research project, participate in scientific writing, grant writing, and presentations, as well as contribute to MIRECC educational activities and clinical service delivery, particularly within addictions-related settings. The Bedford Site of the VISN 1 New England MIRECC is formally affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Download the brochure for this program here.

Psychology Internship Training

Psychology Internship Program
The doctoral internship at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association Download the brochure:
Psychology Internship - Bedford.

Psychology Practicum Training

Clinical Psychology Practicum Program
There are three tracks of clinical psychology practicum training at the site. Training in the Mental Health Clinic track and psychosocial rehabilitation track is open to all applicants. Training in geropsychology is primarily for students who have some background or training in this area. Interested students should specify in which track of training they are interested. Download the brochure:
Psychology Practicum Training - Bedford.

Clinical Neuropsychology Practicum Program
Training in neuropsychology is primarily for applicants who have an interest in pursuing a career in neuropsychology as well as some documented coursework in assessment and theory, brain-behavior, and neuropsychology. Download the brochure.

For questions related to any program’s accreditation status, please contact:

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



APPIC Match Number

Internship: 1322

Applications Due

      Nov. 5
Postdoctoral Residency
  Clinical Neuropsychology:
      Dec. 3
  Clinical Psychology:
      Jan. 5
Practicum Training:
      Jan. 5

Eligibility Requirements

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Richard R. Amodio, Ph.D.
Director of Psychology Training

Maureen O’Connor, PsyD, ABPP-CN
Co-Director of Neuropsychology Training

Malissa Kraft, PsyD, ABPP-CN
Co-Director of Neuropsychology Training

Megan Kelly, Ph.D.
Co-Director, VISN1 MIRECC