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This is for the VA Portland Clinical Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship Programs.

Welcome to the VA Portland Health Care System Clinical Psychology Internship and Postdoctoral Psychology Fellowship Programs.

Detailed instructions about how to apply to each of our training programs are included in our brochures. The Psychology Service and Psychology Training Committee evaluate internship applications, and the respective lead supervisors evaluate fellowship applications. We assess your experience, your ability to prosper in our programs, and the congruence between your training goals and the experiences we offer. We appreciate the fact that this is a hectic time for you. If we can be of any help during this process, please call or e-mail us with your questions. Thank you for your interest in our psychology training programs. We look forward to reviewing your application!

To apply to the internship program (APPIC Match #152711):

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Jason Steward PhD (he/him)

Director of Training, Psychology Internships

VA Portland health care

Phone: (503) 220-8262, ext. 53088


To apply to the fellowship program, use the APPA CAS system website.

We request the following for your application:

  • Letter of Intent; an example can be found on the  Clinical Psychology Training Programs web page.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three professional letters of recommendation (at least one from an internship supervisor)
  • DCT Letter verifying completion of all graduation requirements by fellowship start date
  • Graduate school transcript(s) (photocopies are OK)
  • A letter from your director of training confirming your degree will be conferred before the fellowship start date
  • Two neuropsychological reports (Neuropsychology track only; see the Clinical Psychology Fellowships Brochure or the Clinical Neuropsychology Fellowship Supplemental Brochure)
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Cassi Franklin PhD (she/they)

Director of Training, Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowships

VA Portland health care

Phone: (503) 220-8262, ext. 57010