University of Texas Health Science Center

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 2018 (Conditional Status until 2021)

 

Neuropsychology Division
Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

Program director name:  Bethany R. Williams, Ph.D.; Robert Collins, Ph.D., ABPP-CN (Consultant)
Mailing address: 
1941 East Road, Suite 4358, Houston, Texas 77054
Telephone #: 
713-486-0500
Fax #:
713-383-1435
e-mail address:
bethany.r.williams@uth.tmc.edu

For a detailed program description click on this link: https://med.uth.edu/neurology/specialty-programs/neuropsychology/clinical-neuropsychology-fellowship/

Click on the following link for information about the Neuropsychology Division: https://med.uth.edu/neurology/specialty-programs/neuropsychology/

Information about McGovern Medical School can be found here: https://med.uth.edu/

Program will do interviews at INS in 2019:  Yes

Policy regarding on-site interviews: No on-site interviews will be offered this year. Qualified applicants unable to attend INS will have the option of interviewing by videoconference the week following INS.  

2019 application deadline: Friday, January 18, 2019
2019 residency start date:
Monday, September 9, 2019 preferred

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2019: 1

Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 0

Clinical neuropsychologists: 4 full-time; 0 part-time; 1 consultant (board certified)

With ABCN/ABPP: 0 – The program faculty are in the process of becoming board certified. Robert L. Collins, PhD, ABPP-CN, is the board-certified consultant for our program.

Other psychologists: N/A

With ABPP: N/A

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical Psychology (PhD or PsyD), with specialty education in clinical neuropsychology and experience in neuropsychological assessment; Clinical Neuropsychology (PhD or PsyD)

            Accepted: Clinical or Counseling Psychology

Not Accepted: Non-APA/CPA approved graduate programs or internships

Primary emphasis: Adults of all ages, ranging from young adults to geriatrics

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Outpatient neuropsychological evaluations, pre-surgical evaluations (DBS), provision of feedback to patients and care partners, minor rotations with our faculty and neuropsychology programs at other academic institutions, didactics and other educational opportunities, nervous system and behavior/medical neuroscience course during the first year of fellowship

Moderate: Psychotherapy with a neuropsychological population (group and individual), cognitive training/rehabilitation, Spanish neuropsychological evaluations, rotations with various neurology services, consultation with providers of other specialties, multi-disciplinary team involvement, research

            Weak: Forensics, inpatient neuropsychological evaluation, supervision opportunities

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Dementia, mild cognitive impairment, movement disorders, stroke, multiple sclerosis, hydrocephalus, cross cultural neuropsychology

Moderate: Traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, encephalitis, HIV, psychiatric disorders

            Weak: Pediatric, cancer

updated: 11/18/18