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Psychology training

Thank you for your interest in VA Long Beach Healthcare System’s psychology training programs. The clinical services we provide afford excellent training opportunities to develop advanced competencies in clinical psychology, further preparing psychologists to serve within the VA or the nation at large.

VA Long Beach Healthcare System is comprised of a practicum program, internship program and a postdoctoral fellowship program. Please see below for further information including how to apply and contact information.

Neuropsychology practicum program

Practicum program

Internship program

Postdoctoral fellowship program

Program information

Eligibility requirements

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VA psychology training

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APPIC match numbers

General track:
Neuropsychology track:

Contact information

Leela Farina PhD

Director, Psychology Doctoral Programs

VA Long Beach health care



Spring Flores Johnson PhD

Director of Psychology Postdoctoral Training Programs

VA Long Beach health care




The psychology internship and residency programs at VA Long Beach Healthcare System are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation (CoA) of the American Psychological Association (APA). The APA CoA can be reached at:

750 First Street NE,
Washington, DC 20002-4242;
Telephone: ; ; TDD/TTY: .