Lead Neuropsychologist Calabasas, California
As the lead Neuropsychologist at Reflect Neuropsychology, Dr. Friedman is a Clinical Neuropsychologist with extensive training (McLean Hospital/Harvard University, CHLA, and UCLA), and over three decades of experience in assessing patients across the life span. Dr. Friedman’s expertise includes traumatic brain injury, (TBI), concussions, ADHD, leaning disabilities, dementia, stroke, and complex medical-legal diagnoses.
Doctor Friedman received her Master’s degree in Education from Harvard University, and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She completed her pre-doctoral externships at the UCLA Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, UCLA Medical Psychology Assessment Center (MPAC), and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA).
Dr. Friedman is a leading forensic neuropsychology expert in Southern California. With over 20+ years of experience, her work includes numerous cases of post-concussive syndrome, severe and mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) in both adolescents and adults, chronic pain, psychological trauma (i.e., PTSD), as well as undue influence, financial elder abuse, testamentary capacity, probate conservatorship, and more. She has been an Expert Witness on numerous cases, has participated in depositions, and has testified in court for both the prosecution and the defense. She is voluntary clinical faculty at the UCLA Medical Psychology Assessment Center at the Semel Institute at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
She has worked with top personal injury law firms in Los Angeles (e.g., Panish, Shea, and Boyle, LLP) as well as major insurance companies on workers compensation claims.