Dr. Carolyn Crimmins, Psy.D., Training Director

Dr. Carolyn Crimmins, Psy.D., Training Director
Neuropsychological Associates of California 1260 North Dutton Ave Ste 225 Santa Rosa, CA 95401
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Dr. Carolyn Crimmins, Psy.D., Training Director

Neuropsychological Associates is a full-service independent concierge group practice located in Santa Rosa, California. We offer a variety of neuropsychological and forensic evaluations, consulting services, psychotherapy, and comprehensive case management for clients who may experience a broad range of emotional, behavioral, and brain related issues.

We are a group of experienced clinicians with expertise in neuropsychology (pediatric and adult), forensics, psychopharmacology, assessment, and the psychology of women. We share a commitment to integrity, quality of care, and cultural competence.
Primary Specialty

Psychologist

Gender Female
Services Differential diagnosis of known and suspected brain disorders
Neurocognitive Rehabilitation Services for neurodegenerative disorders and traumatic brain injuries (i.e. stroke, dementia)
Pediatric Neuropsychological Evaluations and adaptive compensatory training
Learning Disabilities (ADHD, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Communication Disorders, etc.)
Caregivers Support Group
Consultation to families, significant others, educators, and employers

Memory Clinic:
Our Memory Clinic is the first of its’ kind to be introduced to the North Bay Area. Our unique program began offering services to patients with neurodegenerative disease, stroke, cardiovascular issues and head injuries in 2008. Our program consists of a comprehensive neuropsychological evaluation, assessment of daily living skills and a medication review, designed to assist patients in the optimization and preservation of cognitive skills. Our highly trained multidisciplinary staff recognizes the importance of the relational balance between mind and body and its role in achieving successful outcomes to treatment. This means that each patient is viewed as an active and equal participant in creating and achieving treatment goals.

Forensic Services:
Psychometric Assessment
Personality
Cognitive
Learning
Substance Use/Abuse

Competency Evaluations

Competency to stand trial (1368)
Juvenile waiver to adult court (707)
Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity
1017 Evaluations

Personal Injury Evaluations

What is a Personal Injury Case?
Personal Injury Cases or Claims generally involve physical injuries that happen in a variety of contexts, such as traffic accidents, work related accidents, product defect resulting in injury, or injuries related to medical/dental negligence. In some instances, the injury is to the mind (or emotions), as opposed to an injury of the body, such as PTSD related to occupational stress.

Trust Vault-Estate: Will Planning & Evaluations

On-site evaluations to assess capacity, behavioral / psychological assessment for independent and/or assisted living placements, treatment recommendations and psychopharmacological consultation.

Expert Witnessing Testimony

We offer expert witness testimony and consultation in the following areas:
Domestic Violence
Trauma / PTSD (across the lifespan)
Risk/Violence Assessment
Drug and alcohol abuse
Suicide
Gang involvement/culture/behavior
Cross cultural implications and applications
Assessment of Psychopathology (personality disorders, psychosis, depression, ect)
Interview Techniques

Jury Consultation
Questionnaire development
Witness preparation
Case theme formulation

Psychopharmacology
Neuropsychological Associates offers psychopharmacological review, monitoring and evaluation for drug-drug interactions that could result in decreased cognitive, motor and/or psychological functioning. Consultation is arranged with the prescribing physician (s) to identify potential conflicts and assure the maximal therapeutic pharmacological benefit with the least number of active prescriptions. NA works to assure that all prescribing physicians are aware of a patient’s active prescriptions.

Dr. Michael A. Fraga, MSCP received his post-doctoral Master’s Degree in Psychopharmacology from Alliant University-CSPP/San Francisco. He is one of a growing number of specially trained clinical psychologists to actively work with patients and their physicians regarding the healthful, helpful application of psychopharmacological agents and complimentary alternative medicines (CAMS).
Additional Services Neuropsychology, Forensics, Psychopharmacology
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Great psychologist, extremely compassionate and knowledgeable