Common Psychological Evaluations
Dr. Grabreck is a Clinical Psychologist, and has attained Certified Concentrations as a Specialist in Neuropsychology as well as Forensic Psychology. Dr. Grabreck was fellowship trained in Neuropsychology at the University of California at Davis Medical Center. While training in the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, as well as the UC Davis Medical Spine Center, Dr. Grabreck has attained thousands of hours of experience. Dr. Grabreck has performed Neuropsychological assessments on a wide variety of conditions, in both pediatric and adult populations.
Assessment & Diagnosis Through Neuropsychology
A Neuropsychological evaluation is a testing method through which a neuropsychologist can acquire data about a patient’s cognitive, motor, behavioral, language, and executive functioning. The data attained in testing can provide information leading to the diagnosis of a cognitive deficit, which areas of the brain are being affected, and thus providing the road towards the best treatment options available for the condition which has been diagnosed.
Pre-Event Baseline Evaluations
A Pre-Event Baseline Evaluation, is a Neuropsychological evaluation prior to the onset of any particular diagnosis or injury due to an accident. FOR EXAMPLE: In the case of sports injuries or types of employment that expose an individual to the possibility of a (TBI) Traumatic Brain Injury, a Pre-Event Baseline Evaluation can establish a record of a persons brain function prior to an accident. Thus, documenting cognitive changes and deficits that were not present prior to an accident and the resulting injury.
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