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Our Clinical Psychology programs are designed to prepare practitioner-scholars whose scientific, theoretical and practical foundations enable them to meet the challenges of the diverse settings, populations and communities in which they serve.

Accreditation

The American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia is pleased to announce that the Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) program was awarded a continued grant of accreditation from the American Psychological Association (APA). The program was reaccredited for seven years which is the maximum amount of time allowed by the APA’s Commission on Accreditation.

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Personal and Professional Preparation

Located in Arlington, Virginia, the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Northern Virginia is only a short distance from the nation's capitol. Both the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) and Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Psychology programs are designed to encourage your personal and professional growth, providing a rigorous curriculum in psychotherapy, psychological assessment and psychopathology. These programs are led by a prestigious faculty of active and renowned practitioner-scholars.

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Mid Atlantic Internship Consortium

Our faculty is committed to developing scientifically-grounded practitioners and includes three full-time Directors of Training as well as the Mid Atlantic Internship Consortium (MAIC) Director. The MAIC (an Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers member) is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) and is available exclusively to our students and has approximately 10 regional internship sites with over 25 total positions. It significantly increases the opportunities for students to remain in the DC area for internships, to participate in a rich variety of training activities and to connect with local postdoctoral opportunities to further their careers.

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Integrated Behavioral Health

The goal of the Integrated Behavioral Health track at American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Northern Virginia (ASPP/NVA) is to provide doctoral students in clinical psychology with the coursework and practical training necessary to pursue successful careers in integrated health environments. Students in the track obtain generalist clinical psychology training (rooted in a practitioner-scholar model), supplemented with a variety of didactic and practicum experiences designed to provide advanced training in multidisciplinary collaboration and evidence-based, integrated practice.

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Argosy University, Northern Virginia

1550 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 700,
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone: 703-526-5800

Clinical Admissions Director

Argosy University NOVA
J. Katrina Holloway
jholloway@argosy.edu
703-526-5855

For transcripts or enrollment please email auoreg@dcedh.org.

Alumni Information

703-526-5827

Local Training Sites

Our school is fortunate to work with a rich array of practicum and internship sites in the DC Metropolitan area. In addition, we constantly strive to build new relationships with sites near and far, including locations in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Our students may receive training at:

  • Psychiatric Hospitals
  • Children's Hospitals
  • Correctional and Forensic Facilities
  • University Counseling Centers
  • Community Mental Health Centers, Schools, and Group Practices
  • VA and Military Facilities

Students may also apply to the APA Accredited Mid Atlantic Internship Consortium (MAIC), our exclusive internship program and an Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers member.

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: apaaccred@apa.org Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

News & Events

Argosy University Professor Discusses Story Behind a Nightmare on Elm Street

American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia Associate Professor Brian A. Sharpless, Ph.D. is featured in an upcoming episode of The Shocking Truth on Reelz TV about the story behind A Nightmare on Elm Street. In the episode, Sharpless talks about how Brugada syndrome, sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome, sleep paralysis, and the Hmong refugees from Vietnam served as inspiration for the film.

For more information and show times, visit https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8668072/.

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APA Division 19 Student Chapter Receives Society of Military Psychology Outstanding Student Chapter Award and Student Travel Award

At the American Psychological Association (APA) Convention, three outstanding student chapters are recognized each year by Division 19, Society of Military Psychology. Chapters are selected based on campus activities, community involvement, and engagement within the Society for Military Psychology.

At the 2018 APA Convention, the Military Psychology Interest Group, an APA Division 19 Student Chapter, at the American School of Professional Psychology (ASPP) at Argosy University | Northern Virginia was awarded an Outstanding Student Chapter Award. The ASPP student chapter hosted several professional speakers including Army and Air Force clinical psychologists and recruiters. The student chapter and staff members of ASPP also participated in “Food Fight 2018.” This volunteer event hosted thousands of volunteers packed meals to support Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization with the mission to feed starving children worldwide.

The student chapter received a $100 monetary award, which will be used to host future events and outfit a veterans lounge on campus. 

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Professor Sharpless Lectures in Bulgaria

American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia Associate Professor Brian Sharpless, Ph.D. gave two public lectures for the Ratio Organization of Popular Science in Sofia, Bulgaria. The lectures were titled, “Freud in 2018? Really?” about psychodynamic psychotherapy and “Weird Psychological Disorders,” about strange psychological disorders. In addition, Sharpless discussed psychopathology and psychotherapy on the Bulgarian National Radio program, “Before All.”

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Argosy University Professor Discusses Story Behind a Nightmare on Elm Street

American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University | Northern Virginia Associate Professor Brian A. Sharpless, Ph.D. is featured in an upcoming episode of The Shocking Truth on Reelz TV about the story behind A Nightmare on Elm Street. In the episode, Sharpless talks about how Brugada syndrome, sudden unexpected nocturnal death syndrome, sleep paralysis, and the Hmong refugees from Vietnam served as inspiration for the film.

For more information and show times, visit here.

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