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VA Caribbean Healthcare System


Psychology Training Programs

Internship Program

The psychology doctoral internship at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation (CoA) of the American Psychological Association (APA). The next site visit will take place in 2019.

The Psychology Internship Program is committed to providing significant experiences needed to develop conscientious, ethical, and competent psychology professionals capable of providing high quality psychological services. We are equally committed to providing a culturally relevant training experience for bilingual (Spanish-English) trainees.
Psychology Internship - San Juan Click Here to download brochure

Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

The Postdoctoral Fellowship at the VA Caribbean achieved an Accredited, on contingency status granted by the APA Commission on Accreditation. Initial accreditation date:  December 5, 2014. 

Our Fellowship in Clinical Psychology provides the option of training in one of two interprofessional mental health emphasis areas: Women’s Mental Health and Primary Care Mental Health. Both emphasis areas have a focus on developing competencies related to effective interdisciplinary care and optimal interprofessional team collaboration, including an ability to understand and contribute to the unique perspectives offered by different disciplines in advancing Veterans care.

We aim at developing psychology professionals beyond traditional lines, who can integrate and develop expertise related to the advanced practice of professional psychology and cultural diversity issues.
Psychology Fellowship- San Juan Click Here to download brochure


Applicants are welcomed to call the Director of Training with any questions.

Rafael E. Cancio-González, Ph.D.
Director, Psychology Training Programs
(787) 641-7582 ext. 12471

Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation:
Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation
American Psychological Association
750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 336-5979 / E-mail: