Dr. Jonathan C. Woodhouse has a rich background of clinical diagnostic work with adults who have a wide range of brain-based conditions, including neurodegenerative disorders (e.g. Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal dementia), movement disorders (e.g. Parkinson’s disease), stroke, traumatic brain injury, and multiple sclerosis. In addition, he has assessed the cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning of patients with complex medical problems and diverse psychological disorders. Further, he conducts Federal Aviation Administration-approved (FAA) neuropsychological examinations of pilots who seek recertification for flying after identification of a disqualifying neurological or psychiatric condition. Dr. Woodhouse’s forensic experience includes provision of record review, examination, expert testimony, and consultation services to attorneys and other stakeholders in civil liability, disability (VA Compensation and Pension; State of Connecticut Disability Determination Services), and Workers’ Compensation settings. As a treating clinician, he has a particular interest in supporting patients’ adjustment to catastrophic injuries and complex medical illnesses. To that end, he utilizes acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based interventions, and cognitive-behavioral therapy approaches.
In addition to his clinical and forensic work, Dr. Woodhouse has engaged in research as a sub-investigator in numerous dementia-related clinical drug trials. In 2005 and 2007, he received grant funding for investigations of biofeedback treatment of acute pain and the measurement properties of neuropsychological tests of memory. His scholarly work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, Pain Physician, and General Hospital Psychiatry.
Dr. Woodhouse has developed a national reputation for advocacy on behalf of the field of neuropsychology. In addition to chairing the Professional Affairs and Information Committee of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, he has served as chair and member of the Inter-Organizational Practice Committee, a coalition of representatives from all major organizations for neuropsychologists in the United States. He also serves as a practice sample reviewer for the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology, he spearheaded development of the Connecticut Psychological Association’s Neuropsychology Division, and he served as a member of the Brain Injury Alliance of Connecticut’s Board of Directors.
Dr. Woodhouse earned his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from George Fox University (Newberg, Oregon). He completed his predoctoral internship in Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology at the Togus VA Medical Center (Augusta, Maine) and his postdoctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma). After beginning his career at a large group neurology practice in Danbury, Connecticut, he became Director of Gaylord Specialty Healthcare’s Psychology Department (Wallingford, Connecticut) in 2018. He has additionally served as Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Western Connecticut State University (Danbury, Connecticut).
Dr. Woodhouse is licensed in Connecticut, and he is board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN). He joined Comprehensive Neuropsychological Services in 2022.
Comprehensive Neuropsychological Services, P.C.
1095 South Main St.
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