Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center




Houston Texas

Clinical Neuropsychologist
Robert L. Collins, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist, Director, Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Neurology Care Line 
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030

phone: 713-794-8939 
Fax: 713-794-7786 
email: Robert.Collins3@va.gov

Web site: http://www.houston.va.gov/Education/Psychology_Internship_and_Postdoctoral_Fellowship/Psychology_Internship_and_Postdoctoral_Fellowship.asp

The Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center will be recruiting for two residency openings for 2016
Program will do interviews at INS in 2018:   Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: Optional. Interviews at INS are strongly encouraged 

2018 application deadline: January 15, 2018
2018 residency start date:   August - September 2018

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2017-19: 2
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 4

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology:   9

Clinical neuropsychologists 5 Full-time; 1 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABCN/ABPP: 4 Full-time; 1 part-time; 0 consultants
(see webpage for faculty) 

Other psychologists: 20 Full-time; 0 Part-time; 0 consultants
With ABPP: 2 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Neuropsychology/Neuropsychology emphasis
Accepted: counseling psychology
Not Accepted: Non APA/CPA approved graduate programs or internships

Primary emphasis: Adult

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Neuropsychological Assessment, Neuropsychological Consultation, Research
Moderate: Psychotherapy, Rehabilitation Psychology; Supervision Opportunities for Residents
Weak: Forensics

Availability of patient populations:

Strong:Dementia (inpatient and outpatient); Epilepsy and Psychogenic Non-Epileptic; Stroke/cerebrovascular; Traumatic Brain Injury 
Moderate: Multiple Sclerosis, psychiatric, Parkinson’s, Epilepsy Surgery
Weak: Pediatrics 

updated 10/3/2017