Kara M. Fitzgerald, Ph.D.


Dr. Fitzgerald completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, with a specialization in Neuropsychology at the University of Houston. During graduate school, she specialized in lifespan neuropsychological assessment and conducted research on the cognitive effects of primary brain cancers and the treatment thereof, as well as transgender health. She also conducted a dissertation examining the dose-dependent relationship of cranial radiation therapy to memory and executive functioning in patients with primary brain cancers. Dr. Fitzgerald completed extensive pre-doctoral training in adult and child neuropsychological assessment and individual and group therapy. She worked with individuals with diagnoses including but not limited to various dementias, acquired brain injury, multiple sclerosis, cancer, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

Dr. Fitzgerald completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, where she specialized in dementia, the cognitive effects of mental illness, and psychodiagnostic evaluations. Currently, Dr. Fitzgerald provides neuropsychological assessments for individuals ages six to adulthood with neurodevelopmental concerns and co-morbid psychological conditions such as depression, anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, among others.