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If you or a loved one experience an illness or injury that affects your memory or thinking ability, turn to a neuropsychologist at Essentia Health. Our specialists diagnose and treat issues related to your brain function that can impact behavior.
We offer complete neuropsychological testing and treat the underlying medical cause in an effort to improve your brain function. This service is available in Duluth, Minnesota, and several communities in North Dakota.
Neuropsychologists are clinical psychologists with specialized training in understanding relationships between the brain and behavior. They are skilled at evaluating your brain’s ability to perceive, think, reason, respond, and remember.
Changes in memory, difficulty concentrating or confusion can be a cause for concern. If you notice these symptoms or have any of the conditions listed below, discuss them with your primary care doctor. You may be referred to a neuropsychologist.
Count on your neuropsychologist to thoroughly assess your cognitive function and abilities. Your comprehensive exam may include:
The results of your evaluation will be reviewed with you so you can understand how your condition affects your attention, memory, mood, problem-solving abilities, coping skills, and daily life.
Your neuropsychologist will work with you and your care team to develop a personalized care plan. We may also connect you with community resources that can benefit you and your family.
You’ll need a referral from your primary care provider or a specialist for this service.