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Starting a Private Practice as a Neuropsychologist

  • July 05, 2023
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Online Webinar via Zoom


  • This registration is strictly open to board Members only

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Starting a Private Practice as a Neuropsychologist ,

with Delia Silva, PsyD, ABPP-CN

Date: Wednesday, July 5th

Time: 5-7 pm PST

Live Webinar via Zoom

Dr. Delia Silva is the founder of Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic. She is a CA-licensed psychologist who is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). She primarily conducts neuropsychological evaluations that are used to provide treatment recommendations as well as education about cognitive and behavioral changes to patients and their loved ones. She has particular expertise with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), strokes (CVA), and neurodegenerative conditions/dementia.

In addition to clinical work, Dr. Silva performs civil forensic work as well as workers’ compensation evaluations and treatment. She can provide expert witness testimony as a neuropsychologist or psychologist. She has been certified as a qualified medical evaluator (QME) since 2013. Dr. Silva also performs independent medical evaluations (IME) for a variety of referral reasons, most typically answering questions regarding fitness for duty. Her conclusions are based on objective data and the empirically-validated scientific literature. She has been retained as an expert witness by both defense and plaintiff attorneys.

She is also HIMS-certified and can provide neuropsychological and psychological evaluations for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). She is also a qualified BAP provider for the Baseline Assessment Program (BAP) of the National Football League (NFL). Dr. Silva has held national, state, and local board positions with: California Psychological Association- Neuropsychology Division 8 (Neuropsychology), the Hispanic Neuropsychological Society, and San Diego Psychological Association. She is also a practice sample reviewer for the American Board of Professional Psychology- Clinical Neuropsychology, and has also served on committees for the National Academy of Neuropsychology. 

Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this workshop, the participants will be able to:

      1.    Participant will identify the essential steps to take to start a mental health business.

      2.  Participant will be able to recognizes the challenges in billing for neuropsychological cases and consider how to navigate this to establish a sustainable and ethical practice.

      3. Participant will receive a brief introduction to getting into forensic work and receive resources for further guidance.

      Early Bird rates through Wednesday, July 3rd!

      Email president@ncnf.org with any questions.

      APA CEs: 2

      Webinar will be live-interactive and meets criteria for live CE hours

      NCNF is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCNF maintains responsibility for this program.  NCNF is also approved for continuing education for Qualified Medical Examiners (QME). 

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