Psychology Postdoctoral Residency


Nova Southeastern University's postdoctoral Residency began fall 2004.  Residents rotate through the College of Dental Medicine, the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, the College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Center for Psychological Studies and the University School.

The College of Dental Medicine fosters innovative teaching, research, scholarship and community service. Furthermore, the College of Dental Medicine instills an inquisitive mindset and the need for lifelong learning among its faculty and students.  The Center for Psychological Studies, organized in 1967, is committed to providing the highest-quality educational experience to current and future psychologists and counseling professionals. These training experiences provide individuals with a sophisticated understanding of psychological research and the delivery of the highest-quality mental health care.

The University School of Nova Southeastern University is a pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade, independent college preparatory school that provides a challenging and personalized education within a supportive environment for students of average to gifted abilities. The students are prepared for productive lives and leadership roles through a program that focuses on academic excellence, extracurricular participation and service to others.

Nova Southeastern University's Mailman Segal Center for Human Development, formerly known as the Family Center, provides a range of programs designed to strengthen families and enhance the ability of parents and caregivers to foster the healthy development of children. The Mailman Segal Center's Baudhuin Preschool, located on the main campus of Nova Southeastern University, is an internationally recognized, model program for children with autism spectrum disorder. In partnership with Broward County Schools, the program benefits from its affiliation with NSU through natural collaboration with other university departments.

The Nova Southeastern University's Postdoctoral Residency Program is a member of the American Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).

Training Mission

The Psychology Residency training program at Nova Southeastern University fully supports the mission of Nova Southeastern University by developing Professional Psychologists through multidisciplinary training activities including teaching, research, program evaluation and clinical experience.

Model of Training

Our philosophy is that sound clinical practice is based on scientific research and empirical support. Our training model is the Scientist-Practitioner Model of Training where research and scholarly activities guide and direct clinical practice, and clinical practice leads to research questions and activities.

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