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VA NY Harbor Health Care System


Careers in the Psychology Field

Welcome to Psychology Training at the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System. We provide psychology training across all levels (externship, internship and fellowship) at the Manhattan Campus and the Brooklyn Campus. To learn more about the application, selection and interview process for each of our programs and where to direct inquiries, please review the documents below.

Brooklyn Campus Careers in the Psychology Field

Clinical Geropsychology Postdoctoral Residency

Valerie Abel, PsyD
Director of Training
Postdoctoral Residency in Geropsychology
VA NY Harbor Healthcare Center
Brooklyn Campus
718-836-6600 x4795

Psychology Internship Program

Shalini Sehgal, Psy.D.
Assistant Chief of Psychology
Director of Training, Psychology
VA NY Harbor Healthcare Center
Brooklyn Campus
(718) 836-6600 x3306

Manhattan Campus Careers in the Psychology Field

Psychology Internship Program

Pre-Doctoral Externships In Professional Psychology

Postdoctoral Clinical Psychology Fellowships

Christie Pfaff, Ph.D.
Director of Training and Assistant Chief, Psychology
Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
VA NY Harbor Healthcare Center
Manhattan Campus
(212) 686-7500 x7698
(212) 951-3336 fax

APA Accreditation

Any questions regarding the accreditation status of the VA NY Harbor Healthcare System Internship or Fellowship programs in Clinical Psychology may be addressed to the Commission on Accreditation (CoA):

Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
Education Directorate
American Psychological Association
750 First Street NE
Washington, D.C. 20002-4242