The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ellicott City, Maryland, United States
Kathleen T. Bechtold, Ph.D., ABPP earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Southern Illinois University in 2000. She completed a one-year internship specializing in neuropsychology at the Medical University of South Carolina. She then completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship specializing in clinical neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and has been on faculty in that department since 2003. She has been an active researcher for the past twenty years with over 50 publications focusing on recovery and adaptation to catastrophic injury. She continues with her research efforts focused on diagnostic clarification and development of interventions for the persistent symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury. She has focused her clinical career on working with patients who have incurred catastrophic injuries, including traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputation, and burn. She has specialty expertise in the neuropsychological evaluation of brain dysfunction and the implementation of therapeutic interventions to promote adjustment to the cognitive and behavioral sequelae that occur following injury to the brain. Dr. Bechtold is board certified in clinical neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology and has been serving on the American Board of Rehabilitation Psychology since 2017 and is a Trustee on the Board of Trustees for American Board of Professional Psychology. She has engaged in clinical training for most of her career and served as the APPCN clinical neuropsychology training director at Johns Hopkins for five years. While on staff at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 2003 to 2016, Dr. Bechtold developed and directed the brain injury rehabilitation programs for the hospital system. Currently, Dr. Bechtold is in private practice providing psychological services to individuals with catastrophic injuries and part-time at Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation providing specialty assessment and intervention services to special populations.
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Thursday, November 10, 2022
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM