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Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation Psychologists Earn Higher Credentials

December 15, 2020

With over 75 years of combined experience, the fully licensed psychology team at Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation helps patients adjust to cognitive, emotional, and behavioral challenges in their rehabilitation journey toward functional independence.

Julie Griffen, PhD, ABPP

Julie Griffen, PhD, ABPP (cn) recently passed her board certification examination to become a Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) – the premier board with the highest standards in the field. Only 4% of psychologists are board certified in any specialty and only one-third of neuropsychologists are board certified.

Dr. Griffen works with patients and their families through their rehabilitation journey in our Grand Rapids location. She focuses on neuropsychological assessments, post-concussion evaluations, and psychotherapy services. She has nearly 10 years of experience and has been with Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation since 2014.

Dr. Griffen earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Calvin College, her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Wayne State University, and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan.

She has been published on a number of topics including community re-integration, driving, and cognitive functioning in survivors of acquired brain injury, as well as a chapter on outcomes after traumatic brain injury. She is a member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychologists (AACN), the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Taylor Hughes, PsyD

Taylor Hughes, PsyD is a now a fully licensed Clinical Psychologist in Michigan. Dr. Hughes joined Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation two years ago and earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College.

Dr. Hughes sees patients in our East Lansing, Kalamazoo, and Coldwater locations, where he provides neuropsychological assessments, post-concussion evaluations, and behavioral interventions for individuals in our transitional inpatient, outpatient, and residential living programs.

Dr. Hughes completed his Pre-Doctoral Internship for Clinical Psychology at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services in Grand Rapids, MI. He has collaborated on several research papers and poster presentations the past several years; he is a member of the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (SCN), Division 40, and the American Psychological Association (APA).

Hope Network Neuro Rehabilitation has over 600 employees – and more than 150 experts specifically trained in neuro rehabilitation – that serve patients from all over the United States for this specialized level of brain injury rehabilitation. For over 25 years, Hope Network has continuously met the highest standards set by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation (CARF) for its entire continuum of inpatient, outpatient, and community-based programs.

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