Referral Form

Healthcare providers may use the following form to make a referral. This form utilizes industry standard encryption to protect patient data. However, if you would prefer to fax your request instead, you may use this form. Neuroimaging notes are also helpful to send when available. I only provide neuropsychological testing (CPT Codes 96132, 96133, 96136, & … Read more


Dr. Brown’s office is located at 67 N. Main St., Essex, CT 06426. Click on the link for directions using Google Maps. Below are some local directions. Directions from the North: Take Route 9 South to Exit 3. Take this exit, and turn left onto CT-154 at the traffic light for about 1/4 mile to … Read more


The following pages include information about conditions commonly seen among adults. Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Epilepsy Hypertension and CABG Mental Health Difficulties Mild Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Parkinson’s Disease


When should a child be referred to a neuropsychologist? There is not one answer for this, but the following are several scenarios when a referral may be considered: A child has a known or suspected neurological condition that may be interfering with their academic or emotional functioning at school. A child has already received school-based … Read more

Information for Lawyers

How can Neuropsychological Evaluations help your clients and cases? Determine whether your client’s subjective cognitive complaints can be identified in an objective evaluation. Identify the extent of cognitive difficulties and treatment recommendations. Estimate the extent of cognitive decline through comparing current functions to premorbid estimates of functioning. Determine the validity of a client’s complaints through … Read more

Finding a Neuropsychologist

Definition of a Clinical Neuropsychologist: A Clinical Neuropsychologist uses psychological, neurological, cognitive, behavioral, and physiological principles and techniques to assess, diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate patients.   Ideally, a neuropsychologist should be board certified. If not, they should at least have: An accredited doctoral degree in a professional area of psychology. A one year (or its equivalent) … Read more

Hypertension and CABG

Individuals with chronic hypertension and history of Coronary Artery Bypass Graft surgery (CABG) are at increased risk for cognitive difficulties associated with subcortical changes. The most typical complaints come from family members who complain that the patient appears slightly more impulsive, irritable, and less motivated than in previous years. As is the case of other … Read more

Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s Disease is most known for the effects it has upon movement. However, this and other movement disorders that are associated with the basal ganglia also place the patient at risk for cognitive difficulties, which becomes greater with time. For example, several studies suggest that 12% of PD patients under the age of 60 meet … Read more

Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Patients with moderate to severe TBI may result in obvious cognitive difficulties that may interfere with their rehabilitation programs and life after they return to the community. Neuropsychological evaluations can be used to ensure that patients cognitive limitations and strengths are identified so they receive appropriate support and services. A thorough evaluation can help a … Read more

Mild Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury

Typically a mild concussion or TBI does not result in any long-lasting difficulties. However, there are exceptions to this and some patients are adamant in their belief that they are having memory and other cognitive difficulties. Undiagnosed cognitive difficulties can have wide reaching impact on patient’s lives including problems in their vocational and interpersonal functioning … Read more