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Neurology: Neurologic Rehabilitation - Neuropsychology Clinic

Clinical neuropsychology is a specialty profession focusing on brain function, providing evaluation and treatment to patients with stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia, attention deficit disorder, and other brain disorders.

A clinical neuropsychologist is a licensed psychologist with expertise in how behavior and skills are related to brain structures and systems. Through objective testing of memory and thinking skills, brain function can be evaluated, and a diagnosis and treatment plan developed.

Patients are seen at 4444 Forest Park Parkway, Rm 2302, at the corner of Forest Park and Newstead. Free parking is available in the lot.

FOR AN APPOINTMENT, CALL: (314) 454-7756

Full-time clinician who see patients are listed below. Click on their names to find out more about their credentials and special interests:

Robert P. Fucetola, PhD
Nicole Werner, PhD

The neuropsychologist may also provide some treatment:

  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Behavior management
  • Psychotherapy

A typical neuropsychological evaluation will involve assessment of:

  • General intellect
  • Higher-level skills, such as reasoning and problem-solving
  • Attention and concentration
  • Learning and Memory
  • Language
  • Visual-spatial skills
  • Motor and sensory skills
  • Mood and personality
Patients are generally referred by their physicians or as part of their neurologic rehabilitation after a trauma, such as a brain injury or stroke.


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