Affiliated Training Sites

A-Z Neuropsychology, LLC

Annual Stipend: $37,500

Benefits: N/A

A-Z Neuropsychology, LLC is a private practice setting and offers comprehensive neuropsychological assessment services for individuals of all ages. A-Z is also concerned with the provision of evidenced-based group therapy and education support services for conditions of neurological compromise. Present groups focus on education and caregiver support for dementia (including but not limited to dementia of the Alzheimer's type), support for individuals with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI), and executive function skill-building in 8-11 year olds on the autism spectrum or ADHD (through adaption of the evidence-based Unstuck & On-Target program, Second Edition).

Arizona Neuropsychological Services

Annual Stipend: $32,500

Benefits: N/A

Arizona Neuropsychological Services is a neuropsychological private practice offering specialized assessment and intervention services to adult patient populations. Residents will have opportunities to work with more common diagnoses such as dementia and stroke to relatively rare diagnoses such as Sturge-Weber syndrome and transient global amnesia. Opportunities for clinical research are available. Our goal is for the residents to function as independent clinicians.

Avondale Elementary School District

Annual Stipend: $54,000

Benefits: N/A

Avondale Elementary School District is a growing district in the southwest Phoenix area. It encompasses parts of the cities of Avondale and Goodyear with nine K-8 schools. It has approximately 6,000 students with a majority of them Hispanic students in the lower socioeconomic range. The residency is a school psychology position that consists of working with the special education department conducting evaluations; providing consultations with students, parents, and staff; and designing interventions to improve the learning of all students.

Baker Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation, PLLC

Annual Stipend: $35,000 (1st year) & $38,000 (2nd year)

Benefits: Professional liability coverage, travel expenses to conferences

Baker Neuropsychology and Rehabilitation is a private practice specializing in the neuropsychological, psychological, and psychoeducational assessment of children (ages 3+), adolescents, and adults. We also provide qEEG/brain mapping assessment and neurofeedback. There are also limited opportunities for residents to conduct psychotherapy.

Biltmore Psychology Services

Annual Stipend: $35,000

Benefits: N/A

Biltmore Psychology Services provide assessment and psychotherapy services to adults and couples. Residents will be trained in the Emotionally Focused Therapy model of working with couples. There will be an emphasis on preparing residents to enter private practice after the conclusion of the training experience.

Buwalda Psychological Services

Annual Stipend: $32,500

Benefits: N/A

Buwalda Psychological Services is a group practice specializing in forensic psychology. Residents will provide comprehensive psychological assessments, including projectives, and psychotherapy to adults and juveniles. Many clients receive psychosexual assessments. There will be advanced training for residents in working with the Family Court.

Desert Sage Health, PLLC

Annual Stipend: $32,500

Benefits: N/A

Desert Sage provides outpatient services to the West Valley. The resident performs intake assessments, psychological assessment with psychological testing, and individual therapy. Therapy opportunities are with patients five years old to older adults with a variety of presenting issues. Individual, family, couples, and group services are provided to its patients, and post-doctoral residents will gain experience with these services.

Desert Vista Neuropsychological Specialists, PLLC

Annual Stipend: $35,000

Benefits: N/A

Desert Vista Neuropsychological Specialists specializes in forensic neuropsychological evaluations. This involves completion of numerous types of forensic evaluations, including criminal, civil, and industrial matters. Evaluations include neuropsychological assessment of personal injury/civil cases, criminal matters, as well as worker's compensation cases. Independent medical examinations are completed related to issues of worker's compensation and long-term disability. Criminal evaluations are done including issues related to competency to stand trial, restoration of competency, mitigation, and capital mitigation. Evaluations are completed relative to the billion dollar National Football League (NFL) concussion settlement case. Major League Baseball (MLB) Therapeutic Use Exception evaluations are completed as well. Multiple other forensic neuropsychological evaluations are done on an as-needed basis.

Gentry Pediatric Behavioral Services

Annual Stipend: $32,500

Benefits: N/A

Postdoctoral residents will conduct diagnostic, psychotherapy, and consultation services for children and families. Common client issues are autistic spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, and mood disorders. Residents will write independent evaluations and consult with classroom teachers. There will be intensive training in evidence-based intervention approaches, such as Applied Behavioral Analytic approaches.

Kemper and Associates Neuropsychological Services (KANS)

Annual Stipend: $32,500

Benefits: N/A

The scope of services offered at KANS involves neuropsychological assessment, as well as psychological evaluations for readiness for medical procedures, educational assessments, and evaluations for disability determination purposes. This is a two-year neuropsychology residency position which focuses on neuropsychological testing and report-writing.

The Nicholls Group

Annual Stipend: $40,000

Benefits: Financial assistance with private purchase of health insurance; continuing education benefit

The Nicholls Group offers postdoctoral residency training in child and adult clinical psychology and neuropsychology. The Nicholls Group is a group practice of clinical psychologists who provide fee for service activities to clients referred by physicians, schools, attorneys, and other organizations. The resident will provide individual, couples, family, and group psychotherapies. There are opportunities for the supervision of practicum students, consultation with the Arizona State University Athletics Department, and research and program evaluation.

Phoenix Children's Hospital

Annual Stipend: $45,000

Benefits: Life, health, and disability insurance; professional liability insurance

The pediatric psychology residency program is offered by the Department of Behavioral Medicine at Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital. The primary goal of the program is to train residents in the core competencies needed to be a skilled psychologist working with children, adolescents, and families in a medical setting. The psychology resident provides empirically supported assessment, intervention, and consultation for infants, children, adolescents, emerging adults, and families. The residency program offers simultaneous training in assessment and intervention with patients who have other medical or psychological conditions. The resident will spend 33% of their time in the palliative care service. There are opportunities to conduct supervision of trainees, program evaluation, and scholarly research.

Pinnacle Center

Annual Stipend: $32,500

Benefits: 15 days pain time offer

Pinnacle Center is a non-profit organization with the mission of providing high quality neuropsychological and related services to families in need. The Pinnacle Center offers neuropsychological, psychoeducational, and psychological evaluations; individual counseling and psychotherapy; social skills training; and educational consultation. We see individuals aged 2+ years. There is live supervision with a one-way mirror. Research and conference presentations by residents are encouraged.

Psychological and Consulting Services

Annual Stipend: $35,000

Benefits: N/A

Psychological and Consulting Services is a forensic private practice setting that offers the opportunity to complete evaluations in the areas of sexual offending/abuse, sexual violent persons (SVP), domestic violence, Rule 11's, and other competency including probate. Family Court evaluations are an option. Treatment options include groups, individual, and couples therapy primarily for sex offenders on probation. Other individuals are treated at the agency including people with general criminality, victims of abuse or violent crimes, and some individuals with general psychological diagnoses. Psychological and Consulting Services does not treat anyone under the age of 10. Primarily the individuals are adults; however, adolescents are also treated at this agency in individual and family therapy. The treatment modality is based on a cognitive behavioral/relapse prevention model. This agency also offers trainees the opportunity to develop the ethical practice of incorporating research into the practice of forensic psychology.

Psychology Counseling Services

Annual Stipend: $32,500

Benefits: N/A

Psychological Counseling Services is a group private practice offering regular and intensive outpatient services. The practice specializes in sexual addiction. The practice has considerable expertise in the field of technology and the internet and its impact on sexual behavior of adolescents and adults. The resident will be actively involved in the intensive treatment process. The resident will co-lead and lead therapy groups, and write consultation and treatment summary reports.

Rehab Without Walls Neurosolutions

Annual Stipend: $35,000

Benefits: Full benefits after 90 days (i.e., medical, dental, and vision insurance, access to corporate benefits such as 401K, and employee discounts), yearly stipend for continuing education, two weeks of PTO.

Rehab Without Walls Neurosolutions is a CARF-accredited outpatient interdisciplinary neurorehabilitation program located in Phoenix, Arizona. RWW serves individuals 18-55 with a traumatic brain injury, acquired brain injury, multiple traumas, stroke, and spinal disorders. As a licensed Outpatient Treatment Center, RWW's Day Treatment Clinic has an occupational therapy/physical therapy gym, individual assessment and treatment spaces, and dedicated cognitive remediation facilities. The resident will engage in a wide variety of neuropsychological and psychological assessment and interventions appropriate to the role and function of a beginning psychologist in the area of neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology.

San Carlos Apache Tribe Wellness Center

Annual Stipend: $35,000 to $42,000 for full-time

Benefits: Health insurance, 401(k)

The San Carlos Apache Tribe Wellness Center is a national award winning, tribally run, behavioral health program in a rural setting. This residency is exclusively for Native American Ph.D. graduates in psychology. Applicants must be able to demonstrate tribal enrollment documents from any American Indian tribe. The Wellness Center offers individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy services for children, adolescents, adults, and elders with mental health or substance abuse issues. The Wellness Center also provides prevention services, community education, case management, crisis intervention, school-based and detention-based services, and out-of-home placement assistance. There is an intensive day treatment program for the seriously mentally ill. There is tele-psychiatry consultation with the Indian Health Service hospital. The programs at the Wellness Center are based on empirical research on what works with Native People.

Spectrum Psychology and Wellness

Annual Stipend: $32,500

Benefits: N/A

Spectrum Psychology and Wellness was formed in order to meet the holistic needs of its community. Its approach is strength-based and person-centered. Spectrum's practitioners specialize in issues across all ages and stages of life. Its intention is to meet the changing needs of the ever-evolving integrated healthcare landscape. Its aim is to treat the whole patient in one central place employing a multidimensional appraoch that explores the relationship between mental health and physical conditions. Spectrum collaborates with the patient's other healthcare team members to provide coordinated patient care that meets the individual's and the family's needs.

Young Mind Center, Inc.

Annual Stipend: $40,000

Benefits: Health, dental, & vision insurance; sick time, paid time off, & paid holidays; paid training & professional development

Young Mind Center & Young Mind Community Center bring together clinical expertise in autism and excellence in early childhood education to provide a comprehensive, transdisciplinary approach that delivers the best possible outcomes. Our team of psychologists, behavior analysts, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, behavior instructors, and early childhood educators specializes in the early identification of and intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) using the Group Early Start Denver Model (GESDM). Within YMCC’s inclusive preschool for children ages 18 months to 5 years, residents will work within the transdisciplinary team to consult with classroom teachers and team members, conduct evaluations, assist in the development of Individualized Learning Plans, and participate in ILP meetings. Postdoctoral residents will also complete comprehensive psychodiagnostic assessments for children ages 12 months to 12 years with suspected neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, social-emotional and behavioral disorders, and learning disabilities. Additional training experiences may include facilitating social groups, providing educational trainings, and participating in community events. Residents are expected to have prior experience with autism (completion of the ADOS-2 Clinical Workshop is preferred) and will receive ESDM training during residency.