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Professional Training

Clinical and Health Psychology Postdoctoral Program

Thank you for your interest in the APPIC member Clinical and Health Psychology Postdoctoral program at Cherokee Health Systems! The primary goal of the postdoctoral fellowship is to broaden and provide more intensive training for early career psychologists looking to specialize in clinical and health psychology within a multi-disciplinary community health setting.

Cherokee Health Systems’ progressive and broad-based health services and longstanding commitment to training of psychologists and other health professionals make it a rich practice environment for professionals. Postdoctoral fellows participate in one of two unique clinical placements, including clinical child and adolescent psychology and integrated health psychology. With 24 sites in 14 counties, Cherokee Health Systems services an increasingly diverse population with a variety of behavioral health needs, thus offering a variety of clinical training experiences.

The faculty of the training program includes 15 highly trained psychologists as well as a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals, including primary care physicians, psychiatrists, and clinical social workers.  For more information on the postdoctoral program at Cherokee Health Systems, please click on the links below.

Overview of Program

Postdoctoral Program Brochure

Integrated Health Psychology Track

Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Track

Developmental Psychology Track

Postdoctoral Faculty

Policies and Procedures

Application Process

Due Process and Grievance Procedures

Postdoc Evaluation

Evaluation of Supervisor

Program Evaluation

The Clinical and Health Psychology Postdoctoral Program at Cherokee Health Systems is an approved member of APPIC and we abide by their policy on non-discrimination.