Vancouver Clinical Neuropsychology Services V-CNS

Our mission is to offer customized psychological care to individuals with neurological disorders, traumatic brain injury, chronic illness, learning disabilities, and those who have experienced trauma and loss.

 

We offer a variety of evaluation and treatment options for children, adults, and families.  Our focus is to increase awareness and understanding of the injury or illness and its impact, facilitate improvements to optimize the quality of daily life and to promote an understanding of the role of resilience in healing.  An essential key in our comprehensive services is to enhance individual and family understanding of the emotional consequences of illness, injury, and normal life stressors.  

 

WHAT IS NEUROPSYCHOLOGY?

Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships and how brain mechanisms mediate human behavior.  Clinical neuropsychologists use this knowledge to evaluate, treat, and rehabilitate individuals with cognitive, emotional, and behavioral problems.

 



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WHAT IS A CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGIST?

A clinical neuropsychologist is a licensed psychologist with expertise in how behavior and skills are related to brain structures and systems. In clinical neuropsychology, brain function is evaluated by objectively testing memory and thinking skills.  A very detailed assessment of abilities is used to determine an individual's specific pattern of strengths and weaknesses.  This is used in important health care areas, such as diagnosis and treatment planning through consultation with the individual's physician and other treatment professionals.

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