Christine Guzzardo, Ph.D.
Dr. Guzzardo is a Pediatric and Adult Clinical Neuropsychologist who brings specialized knowledge, training, and experience to neuropsychological and psychological evaluations, sports neuropsychology, FAA Cogscreen and HIMS aeromedical psychological and neuropsychological evaluations, legal evaluations, and Independent Medical Evaluations.
Dr. Guzzardo has extensive specialized training in concussion/traumatic brain injury, birth injuries, autism spectrum disorders, cancer treatment effects, brain tumors, stroke, seizure disorders, genetic diseases, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, developmental and learning disorders, tic disorders, HIV, somatization, language and memory problems, substance abuse and dependency, multiple sclerosis, and other neuropsychiatric and medical disorders. She is HIMS trained and conducts aeromedical evaluations.
She sees children (beginning at age 2), adolescents, and adults through the lifespan.
Dr. Guzzardo uses a team approach to treatment by consulting with medical providers, schools, and other professionals. She provides specific and realistic recommendations based on test results, life and medical history, and current problems.
Dr. Guzzardo received her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the APA accredited University of Southern California. Her graduate coursework included specialized training in pediatric and adult neuropsychology and she completed a clinical internship at the APA accredited Veterans Affairs Los Angeles Healthcare System, specializing in Adult and Geriatric Neuropsychology, Health Psychology, Rehabilitation Psychology, Memory Disorders, Seizure Disorders, and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Guzzardo completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship, specializing in pediatric and adult Clinical Neuropsychology, at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine’s Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital.
Dr. Guzzardo is a member of the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology, Division 40 – American Psychological Association, American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Pacific Northwest Neuropsychological Society, American Psychology-Law Society, and the Sports Neuropsychology Society; she has made presentations at regional and national conferences.
Dr. Guzzardo served for seven years, two years as Chairperson, on the Washington State Examining Board of Psychology. She is licensed in both Washington and Idaho, and maintains an Interjurisdictional Practice Certificate.