Injuries, inherited conditions and brain diseases can affect how people feel and act, and how they process information. Clinical neuropsychologists are psychologists with special training on understanding how the physical brain affects daily living skills.
In the Sutter Health network, more than two dozen neuropsychologists help patients with brain trauma, stroke, movement disorders, genetic disorders, dementia and other conditions. Experts evaluate cognitive and emotional strengths and weaknesses, counsel families, develop and carry out treatment plans and assess progress. Here are some of the services we provide.