Practica and Internships

Practicum Sites

All students complete practicum positions at VCU in their second and third year. In the second year, students work at VCU's University Counseling Services. In the third year, students work at the Center for Psychological Development's Multicultural Clinic. For more information about these sites, click the links below:

Final Practicum Sites

In their fourth years, students complete an external practicum in the greater Richmond community. Examples of practicum sites are listed below:

  • Charlottesville Empowerment
  • Children’s Hospital of Richmond
  • Partners in Parenting
  • Richmond (McGuire) VA Medical Center
  • Sheltering Arms Institute
  • Spectrum Transformation Group
  • VCU Department of Family Medicine
  • VCU Department of Psychiatry
  • VCU Medical Center Division of Neuro-Oncology / Massey Cancer Center/li>
  • Virginia Treatment Center for Children

Recent Internship Site Placements

Here is a sampling of internship placements from our program from the past ten years:

  • Charleston Consortium Internship
  • Children's National Medical Center, Washington, D.C.
  • College of William & Mary Counseling Center
  • Counseling and Psychological Services, University of California-Berkeley
  • Eastern Virginia Medical Center
  • Health Psychology Resident, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
  • James H. Quillen VA Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center, Baltimore, Md.
  • Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash.
  • Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics & Surgery Center (U.S. Air Force), Joint Base Andrews, Md.
  • McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Va.
  • Medical College of Georgia/VA Medical Center
  • Miami Children’s Hospital
  • Milwaukee VA Medical Center
  • Minneapolis VA Medical Center
  • Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
  • Pacific Islands Health Care System, VA, Honolulu
  • Portland VA Medical Center
  • Southwest Consortium Doctoral Psychology Internship (New Mexico)
  • St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • University of Florida Health Science Center
  • University of Illinois-Chicago, Counseling Center
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Virginia Department of Student Health
  • VA Greater Los Angeles
  • VA New Jersey Health Care System
  • VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Durham, N.C.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, University Counseling Services
  • Virginia Tech, Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center
  • Virginia Treatment Center for Children
  • Yale University School of Medicine