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The Neuropsychology Program at Boston Children’s Hospital offers a two-year, full-time fellowship that provides training in clinical neuropsychological assessment of children and clinical research in:

The program is designed to conform to Houston Conference guidelines for training in neuropsychology, and it prepares candidates for board certification in clinical neuropsychology through ABPP/ABCN. The goal of our program is to prepare fellows for independent specialty practice in pediatric neuropsychology.

For more information on the Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology download our program brochure.

The Fellowship Program:

  • trains for competent, ethical, culturally responsive, independent practice in the specialty of clinical neuropsychology, focusing on the neuropsychology of the developing child
  • teaches a neurodevelopmental systems approach to neuropsychological assessment in the context of an advanced understanding of brain-behavior relationships that addresses:
    • the child as a whole
    • the child in context (social, familial, academic, cultural, societal)
    • the neural substrates of behavior
    • psychological processes
    • developmental changes in brain and behavior
  • uses the tradition of the scientist-practitioner model, to develop habits of scholarly inquiry, critical thinking and life-long learning in the behavioral sciences as these apply to clinical practice, research investigation and ongoing professional development
  • prepares residents for board certification in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology
  • trains future leaders and educators in the field of pediatric neuropsychology


The successful applicant must:

  • have a PhD or PsyD in clinical psychology or school psychology from an APA/CPA accredited doctoral program
  • have completed a psychology internship in an APA/CPA accredited program
  • present evidence of substantial clinical experience with children, including use and interpretation of basic psychological tests
  • present evidence coursework in physiological psychology, neuroanatomy, and neuropsychology
  • present evidence of training and competence in addressing issues of diversity and individual differences
  • present evidence of a commitment to clinical research

Applicants should include a list of relevant courses (title, instructor, location, year) and representative publications or published abstracts with the application.

Application procedures

Applications for the program should be submitted electronically through the APPIC Psychology Postdoctoral Application Centralized Application System (APPA CAS). The website is: Interested candidates are asked to submit the following materials:

Contact information

Requests for more detailed application instructions should be directed to:

Ms. Courtney Kellogg
Coordinator, Training Programs in Psychiatry & Psychology
Boston Children's Hospital
300 Longwood Ave., BCH 3022
Boston, MA 02115
phone: 617-355-4563
fax: 617-730-0428


Celiane Rey-Casserly, PhD, ABPP-CN
Director, Center for Neuropsychology
Boston Children’s Hospital
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
phone: 617-355-6708
fax: 617-730-0319