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Associated Health Education: Clinical psychology residency program

The psychology fellowship at VA Bedford provides immersive clinical and research training across diverse programs to prepare fellows for leadership roles in the VA system and broader field. Training emphasizes evidence-based assessment, conceptualization, and intervention, program development and evaluation, teaching and supervision, and research skills.

The fellowship includes the following training tracks:

College Counseling
Community Reintegration
Inter-professional Education & Practice
Inter-professional Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR)
Intimate Partner Violence
LGBTQ Inter-professional Care
PTSD Evaluation and treatment
Primary Care Mental Health Integration
Psychotherapy and Clinic Administration
Women’s Health & Family Services

The training provides a breadth of clinical and research experiences across VA medical center, outpatient clinic, and community-based care settings. Fellows develop skills in assessment, psychotherapy, teaching, supervision, program development, quality improvement, and research with inter-professional teams.

The fellowship prepares fellows for careers as clinical and research psychologists across settings, including VA medical centers, universities, and community mental health programs.