If you are looking for a clinical neuropsychologist in Massachusetts, it’s important to understand the training standards for neuropsychologists before choosing one. All neuropsychologists are psychologists, but very few psychologists are also neuropsychologists. Neuropsychology is a specialty area of Clinical Psychology, requiring extensive additional training above and beyond basic psychology training.
CPA was founded by a Clinical Neuropsychologist and has grown to become a preeminent center for exceptional neuropsychological services. What makes CPA’s neuropsychologists unique is their education and training backgrounds. CPA only hires neuropsychologists that meet the highest standards of education and training in neuropsychology. These standards, created by the professional bodies in neuropsychology and the Houston Conference, call for specific knowledge of clinical neuropsychology, neuroanatomy, and brain-behavior relationships; completion of an APA-approved internship in neuropsychology; and, completion of a specialty post-doctoral residency in clinical neuropsychology.
Importantly, the highest standard for indicating professional competence to practice clinical neuropsychology is board-certification. Board-certification involves a thorough evaluation of a neuropsychologists training, skill and knowledge by a group of peers. For neuropsychology, the primary certifying organization is the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP).
CPA only employs neuropsychologists who meet the highest training standards and we are proud to employ several neuropsychologists who have achieved ABPP board-certification in Clinical Neuropsychology.
Our team of Clinical Neuropsychologists provides Neuropsychological Testing and Evaluations, Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluations, and ADHD Testing in or near Newton, Watertown, Wellesley, Needham, Natick, Framingham and other metrowest Massachusetts locations, as well as in Back Bay & Downtown Boston. Clients frequently travel from all areas of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island & Connecticut for services.
Meet the Team
Director of Neuropsychological Testing Services
What is neuropsychological testing? A useful tool for accurately diagnosing ADHD, learning disabilities, a neuropsychological evaluation is a comprehensive assessment of…Read More
We are excited to announce that our Newton-Watertown office now provides expanded Child & Adolescent services, including child psychiatry and…Read More
Commonwealth Psychology Associates® is excited to announce that the psychiatry team in our Newton-Wellesley and Newton-Watertown offices now offers women’s…Read More
Insomnia is one of the most commonly reported health complaints among American adults. About 1/3 of us experience difficulty falling or staying asleep.Read More
We are pleased to announce that Biofeedback is now available in both our Newton-Wellesley office. To inquire about availability and…Read More