Minneapolis VA Medical Center

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The Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) is an affiliated teaching facility that provides comprehensive inpatient primary, secondary and tertiary care, in medical, surgical, neurological, rehabilitative, and short-term psychiatric modalities, primary and specialized ambulatory care, and rehabilitative nursing home care. This medical center is one of eight in the VA system that house a Women Veterans Comprehensive Health Center, which provides clinical service, education, and research in primary care, preventive medicine, gynecology services, and sexual trauma intervention for female veterans. Psychologists in the department currently have more than $1,000,000 in merit-reviewed, multi-year research grants.

We offer a yearlong seminar in contemporary behavior therapies, with emphasis on DBT and ACT, including experiential workshops, weekly didactic seminar, and weekly small group supervision. We also have a weekly consultation group for DBT and ACT therapists. There are multiple ACT-fluent staff here.

Here is the link to our website:  http://www.minneapolis.va.gov/education/psychology/pre_setting.asp

For information regarding ACT training, contact: 

John P. Billig, PhD, ABPP

email: john.billig@va.gov

phone: 612-725-2073