Wayne Dees, Psy.D
You Deserve to Feel Great. I’m Here to Help.
Dr. Dees has been providing individual and group treatment interventions and neuropsychological evaluations as part of his practice for the past 16 years. He has worked in a variety of settings, including hospitals, counseling centers, outpatient clinics, nursing homes, and in private practice. He has extensive experience working with multidisciplinary teams to treat and manage patients with chronic emotional, behavioral and/or health problems, and assisting in the development of programs to prevent further psychological or physical decompensation of these patients.
Dr. Wayne Dees completed his master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, CA, and his doctorate in Health Psychology at Spalding University in Louisville, KY. He completed his APA-accredited predoctoral internship in Clinical Health Psychology at Oak Forest Hospital in Chicago, IL where he provided neuropsychological assessments, treatment, and consultation to patients with neurological disorders, chronic diseases, developmental disabilities, and general psychiatric disorders. He also completed post-doctoral training in traumatic brain and spinal cord injury services.
My Approach & Philosophy
Dr. Dees has provided neuropsychological assessments for the Department of Rehabilitative Services, Social Security disability, neurologists, psychiatrists, L & I, schools, attorneys, and other agencies. Assessments have been focused on examination of cognitive functioning, memory and attention deficits, academic skills, verbal and visuospatial functions, reasoning and judgment, personality traits, adaptive behaviors, and rehabilitation potential. Dr. Dees also provides chemical dependency evaluations.
Dr. Dees has provided seminars and workshops on various topics including neuropsychological evaluations, traumatic brain injuries, substance use disorders, chronic pain management, community reintegration, supportive employment and case management services to facilitate quality brain injury and cognitive rehabilitation. He has also provided consultation services to address early detection, differential diagnosis treatment, aftercare planning, and coordination of community resources for persons with suspected progressive dementia.
Dr. Dees has mentored and supervised psychology interns, practica students, and post-doctoral psychologists. He previously served as a member of the Kentucky Governor’s Board on Traumatic Brain Injury Legislative Task Force, and has been a member of the American Psychological Association and National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. He is currently a licensed clinical neuropsychologist in Texas.