Fellowships and Internships in Clinical Rehabilitation and Health Psychology

Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation and Health Psychology

The Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation and Health Psychology Program aspires to develop professional Psychologists who are competent, ethical, and prepared for independent practice in a variety of medical settings. There are two, one-year full-time Rehabilitation & Health Psychology Fellow positions. Training occurs via didactics as well as clinical exposure with direct supervision provided to facilitate the learning process. Based on guidelines for meeting competencies for board certification as a Rehabilitation Psychologist (ABPP-RP), primary competencies are developed in:

  1. assessment of individuals and families experiencing adjustment and coping issues related to physical and cognitive impairment, ability limitations, and participation restrictions;

  2. provision of short term, solution-focused interventions to promote optimal outcomes;

  3. encouragement of multidisciplinary collaboration and clinical consultation;

  4. participation in advocacy/consumer protection and ethical and professional issues

Click here to download the TGH Post-doctoral Fellowship in Rehabilitation Psychology handbook.

Pre-Doctoral Intern External Rotations

Training opportunities for interns from the region’s APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship programs are available within pediatric inpatient and outpatient settings, acute trauma/burn, adult rehabilitation, chronic pain management program and bariatrics.