Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN)

  • John E. MeyersEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_589

Address (and URL)

Geoffrey Kanter, Ph.D., ABN

Executive Director

1090 S Tamiami Trail

Sarasota, FL 34236

(941) 363-0878

http://www.abn-board.com/

Membership

The American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN) is comprised of over 400 neuropsychologists who have doctoral degrees, are licensed as psychologists, and have completed the ABN diplomate examination process.

ABN was established in 1982 by a group of clinical neuropsychologists, all of whom were diplomates of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), to provide peer regulation of the practice of professional neuropsychology. The process of obtaining the ABN diplomate is a dynamic one which has changed over the years and is expected to continue to evolve as the field of neuropsychology evolves. Initially, in addition to obtaining a doctoral degree, acquiring licensure as a psychologist, and completing a number of years of postdoctoral experience in neuropsychology, early applicants were required to show evidence...

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References and Readings

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeuropsychologyComprehensive Medpsych SystemsSarasotaUSA