- Clinical Neuropsychology
Jessica Clark's, PhD, current work involves assessment and psychotherapy with individuals who have a history of neurological insult within a rehabilitation environment. Dr. Clark mainly works with outpatients, patients in Transitions (neurological day-treatment program), and patients seen in the MedStar NRH Concussion Clinic.
After completing her undergraduate education at Penn State University, Dr. Clark received her PhD in Clinical Psychology, specializing in neuropsychology, from the University of Kentucky. She completed an APA accredited clinical psychology internship, within the neuropsychology track, at the VA Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland School of Medicine Psychology Internship Consortium in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed a two-year neuropsychology fellowship, consistent with APA Division 40/Houston Guidelines, at the MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Clark has a broad background in neuropsychological assessment and treatment, rehabilitation, and various types of cognitive-behavioral therapeutic interventions. She has experience with inpatient, outpatient, and day-treatment patients with neurologic dysfunction, and routinely completes neuropsychological assessments with individuals with brain injury, dementia, and/or psychological disorders. In addition to clinical work, Dr. Clark is active in traumatic brain injury research, including studies of working memory in moderate to severe TBI utilizing fMRI, and exploring interventions for improving poor self-awareness after brain injury. Publications and presentations include research on neuropsychological assessment, neuroimaging, MTBI and PTSD in veterans, and capacity issues.
- Graduate Education: University of Kentucky (2006)
- MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital