Neuropsychology and Behavioral Medicine

The Department of Neuropsychology and Behavioral Medicine offers post-doctoral trained clinicians skilled in both neuropsychological assessment and treatment and behavioral medicine assessment and treatment.

Neuropsychology
Neuropsychology deals with the objective measurement of brain behavior relationships. Through the administration of standardized testing, neuropsychologists are able to identify the functional aspects of different types of brain injury. This allows the neuropsychologists to make statements regarding competency, diagnosis, and rehabilitation recommendations.

Diagnoses in which neuropsychological assessments are appropriate may include:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Stroke
  • Cerebrovascular malformations
  • Cerebral hemorrhage
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Toxic Encephalopathy
  • Meningitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Learning disability
  • Attention deficit disorder
  • HIV
  • Cancer
  • Dementia
  • Other Demyelinating Neurological Disorders
Behavioral Medicine
Behavioral Medicine is that branch of science that utilizes psychological procedures including biofeedback, hypnosis, and behavioral therapy to treat physical diseases and disorders. Our staff has expertise in biofeedback, hypnosis, behavioral assessment and treatment, and cognitive behavioral therapy.

Diagnoses in which behavioral medicine approaches are appropriate include:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Headache
  • Migraine Headache

For more information or to make an appointment call (757) 534-2680.


 

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