Siskin Hospital announces that Heather England, Psy D has joined its Behavioral Medicine Department. Dr. England is a licensed psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of cognitive and neuropsychological conditions.
Dr. England obtained her doctorate in psychology from Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University in Atlanta and completed her neuropsychology-tracked clinical internship at the Bay Pines VA Medical Center in Bay Pines, Fl. Additionally, she completed her two-year postdoctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Bay Pines VA Medical Center, which is an accredited program of the Association of Postdoctoral programs in Clinical Neuropsychology.
Dr. England specializes in the assessment and treatment of traumatic brain injury, dementia, stroke, movement disorders, and other medical and neurological conditions that impact cognitive functioning. Additionally, Dr. England specializes in cognitive rehabilitation therapy, which is an evidenced-based therapy that uses an individualized and targeted approach to implement compensatory strategies to enhance and improve cognitive functioning and increase independence. At Siskin Hospital, she conducts neuropsychological and psychological evaluations, conducts cognitive rehabilitation therapy, and provides consultation services for inpatient and outpatient therapy programs.
Dr. England’s clinical/research interests include:
Traumatic Brain Injury
Stroke and other vascular conditions that impact cognition
Dementia, mild cognitive impairment, and the range of normal aging
Cognitive impact of chronic medical conditions
Adjustment to neurological and medical conditions