Dr. Susan Spicer
Dr. Spicer received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University with a specialty in neuropsychology. She earned a Master of Arts degree from Vermont College of Norwich University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Michigan University. Dr. Spicer is a licensed psychologist with Psychological Affiliates, Inc., of Winter Park, Florida. Her practice specialties include neuropsychological assessment of children and adults with ADHD, learning disabilities, brain injuries, and developmental disorders, as well as forensic evaluations for child abuse, divorce, and criminal matters. Dr. Spicer also specializes in hypnotherapy and therapy for trauma related disorders.
Dr. Spicer has 12 years of experience working in the Michigan Court system, Community Mental Health centers, and shelters for battered women and children. She worked for two years at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in the Department of Neuroscience and Behavioral Medicine, conducting pediatric neuropsychological evaluations for children with a wide range of disorders including epilepsy, autism, meningitis, and chromosomal abnormalities.
Dr. Spicer has a published chapter on brain hemispheric functioning and lateralization and is a contributing author to the Encyclopedia of Neuropsychological Disorders. She has lectured internationally on topics related to cognitive development of right hemisphere functioning. She continues to participate in research on frontal lobe functioning of brain injured individuals and other topics related to brain functioning. Dr. Spicer is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), the International Neuropsychological Society (INS), and the American Academy for Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN).