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    Department

    • Department of Clinical Health Psychology

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    Accreditation

    • Canadian Psychological Association

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    Expected duration

    • 1 year

Program details

Expected duration: 1 year

Stipend: $60, 404

The Clinical Health Psychology residency is a generalist program that endorses a scientist-practitioner model of training, allowing residents to develop the skills to work with a variety of populations and the ability to apply research and knowledge to the analysis of health problems.

The residency offers six different streams:

  • Adult stream
  • Adult Health stream
  • Child and Adolescent stream
  • Neuropsychology stream
  • Rural – Generalist stream
  • Rural – Adult Lifespan Brandon stream

Clinical Health Psychology Residency streams

Adult stream
The Adult stream focuses on assessment, consultation and intervention with mental health and health populations. The emphasis in the stream is on mental health presentations.

Adult Health stream
The Adult Health stream is new for 2022-2023. This stream focuses on assessment, consultation and intervention with medical populations, including chronic pain, gastrointestinal disease, women's health and pre-surgical assessments. Rotations in mental health are included as well.

Child and Adolescent stream
The Child and Adolescent stream focuses on developmental, psychodiagnostic and neuropsychological assessment; consultation and intervention for (mental) health and illness related problems in pediatric health populations.

Neuropsychology stream
The Neuropsychology stream provides training in neuropsychological assessment and intervention with populations such as neurosurgical, traumatic brain injury, neurodegenerative diseases (including geriatric) and stroke/cerebrovascular accidents.

Rural – Generalist stream
The Rural – Generalist stream provides training with child, adolescent and adult populations. A six-month rotation in Winnipeg focuses on assessment and intervention in general mental health, women's health and anxiety disorders. The six-month rotation in rural Manitoba focuses on consultation, assessment and intervention with diverse populations.

Rural – Adult Lifespan Brandon stream
The Rural – Adult Lifespan Brandon offers a six-month rotation in Winnipeg focusing on geriatric consultation and intervention and assessment and intervention at the Occupational Stress Injuries Clinic. The six-month rotation in Brandon focuses on adult community mental health, health psychology, inpatient and consultation.

How to apply

Application deadline: November 1, 2021

Applicants may apply to one or more of the six streams offered by Clinical Health Psychology Residency:

  • Adult stream
  • Adult Health stream
  • Child and Adolescent stream
  • Neuropsychology stream
  • Rural – Generalist stream
  • Rural – Adult Lifespan Brandon stream

Our interview week will be held January 10-14, 2022.

Please note: Only Canadian citizens are eligible to apply for positions as psychology residents, with preference given to applicants from Canadian Psychological Association or American Psychological Association accredited doctoral programs.

Please be aware, all residents must be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19

The Clinical Health Psychology residency participates in the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internships Centres (AAPIC) Computer Matching Program. All materials should be submitted electronically via the AAPIC online application process.

Learn more about the AAPIC application process

Contact us

Residency Program Training Director
Dr. Patricia Furer
c/o Ms. Kate Walsh, Residency Administrator
Department of Clinical Health Psychology
Max Rady College of Medicine
University of Manitoba, PZ 350

204-787-3876
204-787-3755