Clinical neuropsychology is a speciality within clinical psychology that focuses the relationship between the brain and behavior. Patients are often referred to neuropsychology for testing that features standardized measures. This information is used in conjunction with information provided by other medical/healthcare providers, to identify and diagnose neurobehavioral disorders, plan and implement intervention strategies, and counsel patients and their families.
Clinical Neuropsychologists differ from other psychologists or healthcare providers in that they have specialized training in the applied science of brain-behavior relationships allowing them to interpret performance and difficulties in relation to neuroanatomy and physiology. Some of the interventions utilized by neuropsychologist include cognitive rehabilitation and biofeedback