Dr. Bette Lewicke is licensed as a psychologist in the state of New Hampshire. She provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Lewicke received her Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Connecticut, where she did basic research in the area of cortical visual processes. After a number of years working in basic research on the brain and teaching psychology at Brandeis University and Rivier College, she re-specialized in clinical psychology. Dr. Lewicke completed an internship at Nashua Brookside Hospital and a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at Fairlawn Rehabilitation Center in Worcester, MA, where she was trained in the "process approach" to neuropsychological assessment developed by Edith Kaplan, Ph.D.
Dr. Lewicke was licensed as a psychologist in the state of New Hampshire in 1996. She has provided assessment and therapy services at South Bay Mental Health and the Center for Family Services in Lowell, MA, and assessment services at Merrimack Valley Counseling in Nashua, R. Berke and Associates in Amherst, NH, and Angel R. Martinez Professional Association in Manchester, NH. Dr. Lewicke was Director of Research for the Traumatic Brain Injury Transition Project of the Statewide Head Injury Program (SHIP) in Boston, MA. Dr. Lewicke has also worked as a School Psychologist and Psychology Department Coordinator at the Crotched Mountain School and as Staff Neuropsychologist for the Brain Injury Center and Outpatient Clinic at Crotched Mountain Rehabilitation Center in Greenfield, NH. Prior to coming to the Counseling Center of New England, Dr. Lewicke worked as a Neuropsychologist at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough, NH, where she worked closely with providers in Neurology, Primary Care, Psychiatry, and Internal Medicine.
Dr. Lewicke is affiliated with the American Psychological Association (APA), the Clinical Neuropsychology Division of the APA, and the New Hampshire Psychological Association (NHPA). She was named a Fellow of NHPA for her work as Chair of the Continuing Education committee and has served as a member of the NHPA Board of Directors.
Dr. Lewicke is a volunteer who provides disaster mental health and training services with the New Hampshire-Vermont American Red Cross, the Greater Monadnock Medical Reserve Corps, and the Disaster Behavior Health Response Team (DBHRT).
Dr. Lewicke has specialized experience and training in providing differential diagnosis and treatment recommendations for complex and overlapping clinical conditions, including:
• Autism Spectrum Disorders in adults, adolescents, and children;
• Traumatic Brain Injury & Post-Concussion Syndrome;
• Dementia, including Alzheimer's Disease and Vascular Dementia;
• Other neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Seizure Disorders,
Stroke, and Brain Tumor;
• Disorders of Mood and Anxiety, such as PTSD, Depression, and Bipolar Disorder;
• Learning Disabilities