Elizabeth Shipley, PsyD
Elizabeth Shipley, PsyD is a neuropsychology postdoctoral fellow providing neuropsychological services across the lifespan.
Dr. Shipley attended the University of Nevada Reno, where she obtained dual bachelor’s degrees in biology and psychology and with a minor in sociology. She obtained her Master’s and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, where her research focused on the education of doctoral-level students as it specifically relates to assessment training and practice.
She completed her predoctoral internship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine/Kennedy Krieger Institute, completing a dual rotation between the Behavioral Psychology Department’s Pediatric Consultation and Liaison Service and the Neuropsychology Department in Pediatric Neuropsychology.
Areas of focused training have included the comprehensive neuropsychological assessment of individuals with a wide range of neurodevelopmental disorders, including learning, executive functioning, language, and congenital disorders. She also brings training in the specialized assessment of individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing, with major medical illnesses and diagnoses, and the use of cognitive and behavioral based therapies and interventions with children, adolescents and their families.
Areas of Interest Include:
Her areas of greatest interest include the assessment and provision of recommendations and supports to individuals in educational and occupational settings to help support them in reaching their goals, improving daily functioning, and being their best selves. Specific interest areas include:
> ADHD and Executive Dysfunction
> Learning and memory
> Autism Spectrum Disorder
> Language development
> Dual diagnosis, including the diagnosis of anxiety and mood disorders in children and adolescents
> Social functioning, social and executive functioning skills training, and the impact on the psychological, educational, and social well-being of children and adolescents
> Assessment related training and practices
> Evidence-based practices and applications in school-based recommendations and supports
Dr. Shipley has dedicated much of her professional and academic career to teaching and working with individuals with learning, social, and other neurodevelopmental disorders. She provides neuropsychological evaluations to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of neurological, neurocognitive, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
She initially began her career serving as a coach specialized in working with individuals with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, learning, and other executive functioning disorders which led to her decision to specialize in neuropsychology.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, being outdoors, and spending time with her husband, two young children, and their two adopted dogs.