Throughout the training and careers of psychology interns, postdoctoral fellows, and neuropsychologists, there are many errors and misconceptions that can diminish the quality of evaluations. This book offers guidelines and materials to help identify, understand, and avoid some of these problems.
Richard Wanlass, Ph.D., is Chief Psychologist and Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center, where he oversees and provides neuropsychological, psychological, and social services to patients with TBI, chronic pain, stroke, spinal cord injury, and other neurological and physical disabilities. In addition, he trains pre-doctoral psychology interns and post-doctoral neuropsychology fellows. Prior to joing UC-Davis, he directed neuropsychological and psychological services in a free-standing brain injury rehabilitation facility. Other previous activities include private practice, consultation, and service as an Expert Reviewer for the California Board of Psychology. Dr. Wanlass is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology and a member of the American Psychological Association.