University of Virginia School of Medicine and Western State Hospital



Donna K. Broshek, Ph.D., Scott D. Bender, Ph.D.,ABPP-Cn, and Monique Wilson, Ph.D.
University of Virginia Health System Neurocognitive Assessment Lab & Western State Hospital Neuropsychology Lab

Monique Wilson, Ph.D.
Western State Hospital
Department of Behavioral Medicine, P.O. Box 2500
103 Valley Center Drive
Staunton, VA 24402-2500

Telephone: 540-332-8391    
FAX: 540-332-8370
Web site:

Program will do interviews at INS in 2018: YES

Policy regarding on-site interviews: Remote interviews (telephone, video conference) will be offered for applicants unable to interview at INS.

2018 application deadline: January 1, 2018
2018 residency start date: July 1 to September 1, 2018 (flexible)

Clinical neuropsychology residency openings for 2017: 2
Clinical neuropsychology residency positions: 3

Residency/fellowship positions in psychology: 7

Clinical neuropsychologists: 3 Full-time; 2 part-time
With ABCN/ABPP: 0 Full-time; 2 part-time

Other psychologists: 15 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants
With ABPP: 2 Full-time; 0 part-time; 0 consultants

Graduate training of residency applicants:

Preferred: Clinical psychology, neuropsychology
Accepted: Clinical psychology, neuropsychology
Not Accepted: Counseling psychology, school psychology, behavioral medicine

Primary emphasis: Adult

Emphases of training opportunities:

Strong: Neuropsychological assessment, neuropsychological consultation, forensics
Moderate: Research, supervision by resident of other providers
Weak: Psychotherapy

Availability of patient populations:

Strong: Brain injury, sports concussion, psychiatric, epilepsy, complex medical comorbidities, substance use disorders, organ transplant, , psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNES), HIV/AIDS
Moderate: Tumors, stroke and cerebrovascular disease, racial/ethnic minorities (African American), ADHD, learning disabilities
Weak: Parkinsons, multiple sclerosis and related conditions, dementia and other geriatric conditions

updated: November 8, 2017