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Psychology Training

The pre-doctoral internship at VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association and includes both general and neuropsychology tracks. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2028.

Internship Program

According to VA policy, internship funding can be provided only to students who are U.S. citizens and are enrolled in APA-accredited doctoral programs in clinical or counseling psychology. In addition, we require that a prospective intern's university advisor or director of training verify approval for application and recommends that the student receive an internship at this facility as specified on the APPIC "Academic Program's Verification of Internship Eligibility and Readiness" form. Only 52-week full-time internships are available.

Internship Application Due: November 6, 2022
APPIC Match Number, General Internship: 112611
APPIC Match Number, Neuropsychology: 112612

Postdoctoral Residency Program

The postdoctoral residency at VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will be during the academic year 2023. The applicant may select one of the six different emphasis areas (all are 1-year positions): General Mental Health with an emphasis in Third Wave Behavioral Psychotherapy, Clinical Health Psychology, Holistic Mental Health, Primary Care Mental Health Integration, PTSD Clinical Team, and Psychological Assessment. There is currently funding for nine positions. Please refer to the program brochure below for further details on the emphasis areas.

Postdoctoral Application Due: January 1, 2023

APPIC Match Number: 112611

Postdoctoral Neuropsychology Residency Program

The Clinical Neuropsychology postdoctoral residency at VA Loma Linda Healthcare System is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. The next site visit will occur in 2023.  We have funding for one 2-year position, and WILL NOT BE accepting applications in 2022 for the 2023-2025 training years. Please refer to the program brochure for further details.

Postdoctoral Application Date: December 5, 2021

Practicum Program

The VA Loma Linda Healthcare System Psychology Training Program has training agreements and accepts applications from the following APA accredited psychology doctoral programs: 

  • Azusa Pacific University
  • Fuller Theology Seminary, Graduate School of Psychology
  • Loma Linda University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Rosemead School of Psychology/Biola University
  • University of La Verne

For the 2023-2024 training year the Loma Linda VA will be recruiting 8-10 students for our general practicum, 3 students for our psychological assessment clerkship and 1 student for our Neuropsychological clerkship.