Shepherd Center

APPCN MEMBER SINCE 2000 (Conditional Status until 2019)


Gary James, PsyD (Interim Director); Steven Macciocchi, PhD, ABPP-CN (Consulting)

Shepherd Center
2020 Peachtree Road NW.
Atlanta, GA 30309
Telephone: 404.350.7529
FAX: 404.350.3140

Program will do interviews at INS in 2018: Yes

Policy for on-site interviews: Interviews will be offered at INS and on-site.  Travel stipend is provided for on-site interviews for selected applicants.

2018 application deadline: December 15, 2017
2018 residency start date: September 2018

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2018: 1
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 2

Clinical neuropsychologists: 8 Full-time; 0 part-time; 1 consultant
With ABCN/ABPP: 0 Full-time; 0 part-time; 1 consultant; other faculty working towards ABPP-CN

Other psychologists: 6 Full-time; 1 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABPP: 1 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: clinical psychology, neuropsychology
Not accepted: school psychology, behavioral medicine, health psychology, counseling psychology, applicants from non-APA accredited graduate schools or internships

Primary emphasis: Adolescent and Adult

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: outpatient and inpatient neuropsychological assessment/consultation, neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation, neuropsychological rehabilitation, interdisciplinary team consultation, supervision by resident of other providers
Moderate: psychotherapy, forensics, research

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: traumatic brain injury, stroke/cerebrovascular disease, disorders of consciousness, tumor, anoxia, hydrocephalus, cerebral infection, racial/ethnic minorities (African-American, Hispanic)
Moderate: multiple sclerosis and related conditions, dementia, parkinsons,
and geriatric conditions
Weak: ADHD/learning disabilities, HIV/AIDS, psychiatric disorders

updated 10/5/2017