Hello and welcome to Coastal Neuropsychology Specialists (CNS)
CNS is staffed with licensed professionals who have diverse experience and expertise in providing comprehensive Neuropsychological, Forensic, Psycho-Educational, Pre-surgical, and Beriatric Evaluation to children, adolescents, adults, and the elderly. In addition, our clinical and rehabilitation psychologist treats the full spectrum of psychological/emotional issues (i.e., anxiety, depression, trauma, LGBT issues, marital & family, mental illness and chemical dependence, and others), in teens, adults, and the elderly. She also has expertise in providing couples’ and family therapy.
Our goal is to provide the highest quality of care while always placing the needs or our patients as our priority. CNS provides consultation with physicians, families, schools, teachers, individuals, attorneys, and the Courts. Our reports provide a clear understanding of a patient’s cognitive (memory and thinking abilities), behavioral, and personality strengths and weaknesses, clarifies diagnosis, and offers specific practical treatment recommendations/accommodations.
Our doctors include bilingual licensed psychologists, rehabilitation specialists, and forensic neuropsychologists who have gained expertise in examining and treating complex neurological, medical, behavioral, psychological/psychiatric, and substance-abuse disorders. Our doctors have received a number of awards and honors, including the Blue Ribbon of Excellence from the American Psychological Association, Division of Clinical Neuropsychology. They are often invited as guest speakers to deliver presentations at local and national venues.
A neuropsychological evaluation is recommended if changes in cognitive function or behavior are suspected or to monitor the neuropsychological effects of medication or treatment over time. Typical referrals are made to diagnose or rule out various conditions, and to describe their impact on a person’s cognitive functioning. Examples of such conditions include, but are not limited to:
- Attention-Deficit-Hyperactivity-Disorder (ADHD/ADD)
- Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) (13 years old and above only)
- Asperger’s Disorder (13 years old and older only)
- Brain Tumors
- Chronic Medical Conditions
- Cerebral Palsy
- Dementia (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease)
- Developmental Delays
- Genetic Disorders
- Hypoxic brain injury
- Learning Disabilities (LD)
- Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
- Memory Impairment
- Multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson’s Disorder
- Psychiatric & Emotional Disorders
- Seizure Disorder (Epilepsy)
- Spina Bifida
- Tourette’s or Tic Disorder
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Conditions or Disorders Treated Include, But Are Not Limited To The Following:
< Brief psychotherapy
< Cardiovascular disease
< Chronic medical conditions
< Family discord
< Insight-oriented psychotherapy
< LGBT-specific issues
< Marital/relationship discord
< Personality disorders
< Severe mental illness
< Spinal chord injuries
< Terminal illness
< Traumatic brain injuries
CNS is conveniently located right off I-5 and Junipero/Sera exit, near the Pacific Ocean in beautiful San Juan Capistrano, CA.
It is our privilege to serve Orange County, San Juan Capistrano, Dana Point, Laguna Beach, San clement, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Ladera Ranch, Coto de Caza, Lake Forest,El Toro, Costa Mesa, Irvine and beyond.