Dr. Amy Steiner is a Licensed Psychologist and Board-Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist with over 15 years of diverse clinical experience. Her practice will initially focus on psychological/neuropsychological assessments for those 18+.
Common referral questions include possible ADHD or learning disability and cognitive changes in normal aging versus Mild Cognitive Impairment or early dementia. This can be particularly helpful when there is a family history of dementia and desire to establish a baseline for monitoring. She incorporates a holistic mindset to assessment, recognizing that multiple factors can impact one’s cognition, behavior, emotions, and function. While this can add to the complexity of the evaluation, she sees this as an opportunity to better understand and guide treatment options. Amy strives to leave patients and families with a sense of hope, because she believes it always exists. Evaluations are individualized and identify relative strengths and weaknesses. In reference to the brain and the assessment, She also has the motto, “Leave no lobe unprobed,” emphasizing that a practical but comprehensive evaluation is always the goal.
Dr. Steiner earned a doctorate from the University of Indianapolis in 2007 with an emphasis on Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. She completed a one-year internship with an emphasis on Lifespan Neuropsychology followed by a two-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Neuropsychology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2009. She earned Specialty Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology in 2011. She is a Professional Member of the Sports Neuropsychology Society, was the former Team Neuropsychologist for the Minnesota Wild, and is a consulting neuropsychologist for the NCAA concussion program.