Dr. Judith L. Friedman, Director / Founder
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As the lead Neuropsychologist at Reflect Neuropsychology, Dr. Friedman is a Clinical Neuropsychologist with extensive training (McLean Hospital/Harvard University, CHLA, and UCLA), and and over three decades of experience in assessing patients across the life span. Dr. Friedman's expertise includes traumatic brain injury, (TBI), concussions, ADHD, leaning disabilities, dementia, stroke, and complex medical-legal diagnoses.
Doctor Friedman received her Master’s degree in Education from Harvard University, and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. She completed her pre-doctoral externships at the UCLA Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, UCLA Medical Psychology Assessment Center (MPAC), and Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). She also completed both her pre-doctoral internship and advanced post-doctoral fellowships in Clinical Neuropsychology at both the UCLA ADHD Genetics Study, and at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
Dr. Friedman also conducts forensic (i.e., legal) evaluations for personal injury, workers compensation, and legal capacity. She has served as an Expert Witness for both brain injury as well as legal capacity cases.
Dr. Friedman is also a volunteer faculty member at the UCLA Psychology Clinic, teaches Continuing Education courses for other mental health professionals, and gives talks in the community. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and spending time with her husband, children, and dog, Madison.
Dr. Sharis Rostamian, Pediatric Neuropsychologist
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Dr. Rostamian is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist specializing in neurodevelopmental and neuropsychological assessment of children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Rostamian earned her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Pediatric Health Psychology and Neuropsychology from Loma Linda University in 2010. She completed a predoctoral internship at Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah where she gained valuable experience providing therapy, consultation, and neuropsychological assessment services to a diverse medically fragile pediatric population. Dr. Rostamian then continued her training as a Post Doctoral Fellow at Kaiser Permanente in Roseville, California. There she received specialized training in pediatric, adult, and geriatric neuropsychological evaluations, and post-concussion assessment and monitoring.
Dr. Rostamian then provided pediatric psychology and neuropsychology services at Loma Linda University Health and Children’s Hospital as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics for five years. Currently, Dr. Rostamian provides specialized services in the neuropsychological assessment of individuals with various medical, psychiatric, and learning concerns including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, learning difficulties, Epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, brain tumor, the effects of substance and oncological treatments, rare genetic and congenital conditions, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and disruptive behavior disorders. Dr. Rostamian also specializes in neurodevelopmental evaluations of infants and toddlers with in-utero substance exposure, and other causes of developmental delay.
Dr. Shina Halavi, Post-Doctoral Fellow
Shina Halavi, Ph.D. conducts neuropsychological evaluations and provides psychotherapy to individuals influenced by a myriad of psychological (e.g., behavioral issues, psychosis, anxiety, depression), neurodevelopmental (e.g., ASD, ADHD, learning disabilities), and medical difficulties (e.g., dementia, concussion, epilepsy). She practices an interdisciplinary and cognitive behavioral approach in her work by exploring the many facets of her client’s life while valuing input from family members, teachers, caretakers, and specialists. Dr. Halavi works with individuals across the lifespan including children, adolescents, adults, and older adults.
Dr. Halavi received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialty in Neuropsychology from Loma Linda University. She completed an APA-accredited internship at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and received extensive doctoral training at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).