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).
She also completed both her pre-doctoral internship and advanced post-doctoral fellowships in Clinical Neuropsychology at both the UCLA ADHD Genetics Study, and at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
Dr. Friedman also conducts forensic (i.e., legal) evaluations for personal injury, workers compensation, and legal capacity. She has served as an Expert Witness for both brain injury as well as legal capacity cases.
Dr. Friedman is also a volunteer faculty member at the UCLA Psychology Clinic, teaches Continuing Education courses for other mental health professionals, and gives talks in the community. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband, children, and dog, Madison.