Curriculum Vitae

SHELLEY PEERY, Ph.D.

833 Market Street, Suite 809

San Francisco, CA 94103

Tax ID 81-3680323

TEL: (415) 627-9095   FAX: (415) 627-9108   CELL: (415) 218-6915

 

 

LICENSES & QUALIFICATIONS

Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (9/2016)

California Psychology License 21904 (3/2008)

New York Psychology License 16257 (2/2005)

 

EDUCATION

Two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Rehabilitation Neuropsychology (2004-2006) Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at New York University Medical Center

Doctorate (Ph.D.) (2004) in Psychology, Neuropsychology subprogram, Clinic track

City University of New York at The Graduate Center & Queens College

Dissertation Title:  Recovery of Neuropsychological Functioning after Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

Dissertation Committee: Joan C. Borod, PhD, Stephan A. Mayer, MD, Yaakov Stern, PhD, & Alan S. Kluger, PhD.

B.A. in Psychobiology, with a Minor in Psychology (1993), University of California at Santa Cruz

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

California Psychological Association Division 8: Neuropsychology

Hispanic Neuropsychological Society: Co-Chair of Social Justice Task Force 2019 – 2021, Secretary 2008 – 2012, Test Database Committee Chair 2005 – 2012

National Academy of Neuropsychology: Culture and Diversity Committee Member 2010 – 2012 & Chair 2012-2015, Women in Leadership Event Committee 2010.

Northern California Neuropsychology Forum: Member at Large 2010 – 2012, Treasurer 2008 – 2010, Student Outreach Committee Chair 2009 – 2012

San Francisco Psychological Association

Society for Clinical Neuropsychology (Division 40 of the American Psychological Association)

 

LANGUAGE & CULTURE

Spanish/English Bilingual

Pop Wuj Centro de Estudios de Español, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, Central America: U.S. Liaison to the Medical Program 1996 – 2011, Faculty for Pop Wuj Medical Clinic 2010 – 2012

 

*(last 10 years; >10 years ago available upon request)

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE*

San Francisco Neuropsychology, PC – June 2012 – present.   Neuropsychological and psychological evaluations in English and Spanish with children aged 3 to adults, including seniors. Psychotherapy in English and Spanish with adults and seniors. Criminal, immigration, and civil forensic services. Clinical services include cognitive remediation, psychotherapy, and diagnosis (e.g., dementias, learning disabilities, traumatic brain injury, etc.).  Specialization in cross cultural neuropsychological assessment.  Supervision of practicum and post-doctoral students.

American Red Cross Bay Area – San Francisco, Disaster Mental Health Volunteer 2008 – 2014, County Lead 2011-2013

Kaiser Walnut Creek March 2013 – Dec 2014 (20% time; per diem)

National Memory Screening Day 2010 – 2013

Institute on Aging, San Francisco, CA, August 2009 – 2011

Pacifica Psychology, San Francisco, CA, July 2009 – 2013

Bright Minds Institute, San Francisco, CA, 2007 –2010.

Kaiser Permanente of N. California, November 2009 – March 2010

 

FORENSIC EXPERIENCE

Human Rights Clinic 2010 – 2017: pro bono forensic psychological assessments for asylum

Testimony / Depositions >40

 

Peery, S., McCall, S., & McAllister, L. (2018).  Ethical and Legal Checkboxes: Navigating the minefield while doing the good work.  (Continuing education program (3 CEUs) 4/7/18 for the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum in San Francisco, CA)

Verroulx, K., Hirst, R. B., Lin, G., & Peery, S. (2018). An embedded effort indicator for children: CVLT-C Forced Choice.

Applied Neuropsychology: Child. DOI: 10.1080/21622965.2018.1426463

Peery, S., Byrd, D.A., & Strutt, A. (2017)Diversity considerations in forensic neuropsychology.  In Ed. Damascus, G. (2017), APA Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology.  APA

Peery, S. (2012).  Neuropsychological consultation regarding possible ‘low IQ’ in a Spanish speaker: Ethical considerations in a cross cultural forensic context.  Forensic Grand Rounds at the 32nd annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Nashville, TN.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE*

Supervisor at San Francisco Neuropsychology, PC

2020/21: Post docs Sara Mason, Kris Verroulx; Practicum Students: Jennifer Adler

 

Training Director and Supervisor at San Francisco Neuropsychology, PC 2009 – 2020

2019/20: Externs: Alicia Ranucci, Anita Hegedus; Post docs: Sara Mason, Kris Verroulx

2018/9: Externs: Tiffany Anderson, Bryanna Bruger, Joseph Chung, Laura Fry, Stephanie Kim, Mikelle Lethco, Gabriela Olavarrieta, Nicole Marsden, Annika Miyamoto; Post doc: Julia Nunan-Saah, PhD

2017/8: Externs: Haley Aaron, Jamie Cisar, Haley Cook, Ryan Cuffee-Ansarra, Michelle Kan, Shana Muslin, Stephanie Taylor

2016/7:  Externs: Charles Aquilina, Wen-Yu Chen, Ruth Cohen, Ryan Cuffee-Ansarra, Whitney Geller, Shana Muslin, Stephanie Taylor

2015/6:  Externs: Elizabeth Cale, Wen-Yu Chen, Heidi Maxwell, Ruby Raj, Kris Verroulx, Saskia DeVaughn

2014/5:  Externs: Malay Phoong, Jeanette To, Michael DuBoisBlanc

2013/4:  Post-doctoral fellow: Jason Arkin, PsyD; Externs: Arum Choi, George Lin, Nicholas Madian, Tran Nguyen

2012/3:  Post-doctoral fellow: Leeann Stanley, PhD; Externs: Michelle Chan, Nancy Chen

2011/2:  Post-doctoral fellow: Amanda Mason, PsyD; Extern: Brandi Casto

2010/11:  Extern: Phoebe Tieu

2009/10:  Externs: Kelly Konopacki, Phoebe Tieu

 

Instructor in the Master’s in Neuropsychology program at Universidad del Valle, Guatemala City, Guatemala, C.A. 2012- present

– Adult Neuropsychology II

– Neuropsychological Diagnosis

– Child Neuropsychology

 

Instructor – University of California, Berkeley Extension, 2009 – present

– Child Neuropsychology (2012-2015, 2017, 2018, 2020).  

– Cross Cultural Considerations in Neuropsychological Assessment (2012).

– Differentiating Dementia from Depression (2009-2012).

– Evaluation & Treatment of Brain Injury (2011- 2012).

 

Instructor – American Red Cross, San Francisco Bay Area, 2012 – 2014

– Psychological First Aid

– Foundations of Disaster Mental Health

 

AWARDS & GRANTS*

San Francisco Chapter of the American Red Cross

– Service Award 2013

– Best of San Francisco Award 2012

San Francisco Psychological Association – Service Award 2012

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE*

Ad hoc research on cases and case series from Patient registry at San Francisco Neuropsychology PC

Neuropsychology Consultant – University of California, San Francisco, September 2009 – 2011 mild-moderate Alzheimer’s disease.  Principal Investigator: Adam Boxer, MD

 

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS*

Ad hoc reviewer for manuscripts under consideration for publication

Acta Neurologica Scandinavica 2016, 2018

Psychological Assessment 2014, 2015

Psychology Review 2014

Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology 2011, 2013

Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry. 2013

 

The Research and Editing Consulting Program (RECP) of Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society 2009, 2012, 2016-7

 

PUBLICATIONS *  

Verroulx, K., Hirst, R. B., Lin, G., & Peery, S. (2018). An embedded effort indicator for children: CVLT-C Forced Choice.

Applied Neuropsychology: Child. DOI: 10.1080/21622965.2018.1426463

 

Peery, S., Byrd, D.A., & Strutt, A. (2017)Diversity considerations in forensic neuropsychology.  In Ed. Damascus, G. (2017), APA Handbook of Forensic Neuropsychology.  APA

 

Strutt, A., Lozano Bordes, V., Resendiz, C. & Peery, S. (2015).  Neuropsychological assessment of Spanish speakers. In ed. Ferraro, R. (Ed), Minority and Cross-Cultural Aspects of Neuropsychological Assessment: Enduring and Emerging Trends (Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition). Swets & Zeitliner.

 

Kreiter KT, Rosengart AJ, Claassen J, Fitzsimmons BF, Peery S, Du YE, Connolly ES, Mayer SA. (2013). Depressed mood and quality of life after subarachnoid hemorrhage. J Neurol Sci. 2013 Dec 15;335(1-2):64-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jns.2013.08.024.

 

Strutt, A., Scott, B., Lozano, V., Tieu, P., & Peery, S.  (2012).   Assessing suboptimal performance in Spanish speaking TBI patients with the Test of Memory Malingering.  Brain Injury 26(6):853-63.

 

INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Peery, S. (2012).  Introduction to Neuropsychology. 2-hour presentation to the supervising faculty of the Psychology Department of the Universidad de San Carlos, Guatemala City, Guatemala (1/18/12) and to the Psychology Department students and faculty at the Universidad Landívar, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (1/25/12).

 

Peery, S. (2012).  Introduction to Pediatric Neuropsychology. 27-hour Continuing Education seminar sponsored by the Psychology Department of the Universidad del Valle, Guatemala City, Guatemala (1/19/12 – 1/21/12).

 

Peery, S. (2012).  Convulsions in Children with Disabilities. 2-hour in-service to the therapy staff of FUNDAL (Fundacion Guatemalteco de Niños Sordocegueros de Alex),  Guatemala City, Guatemala (1/23/12).  Repeated for the parents and the therapy staff at FUNDAL of Quentzaltenago, Guatemala (1/25/12).

 

Peery, S. (2012).  Introduction to Pediatric Neuropsychology. 1-hour presentation to the students and faculty of the Psychology Department of the Universidad del Valle,  Guatemala City, Guatemala (1/26/12).

 

Peery, S. (2012).  Introduction to Neuropsychology. 2-hour presentation to the supervising faculty of the Psychiatry Department of the Universidad de San Carlos, Guatemala City, Guatemala (1/27/12).

 

NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Peery, S. (7/8/20) Cross cultural neuropsychological assessment. Presentation to NYNG

 

Muslin, S., Burciaga, J., Aaron, H., Peery, S., & Hirst, R. (2018, October). Neuropsychological functioning of early childhood left temporal primary CNS neoplasm status-post resection: Evidence for the “Crowding Out” hypothesis. Poster session presented at the 38th National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

Muslin, S., Peery, S., Aaron, H., Burciaga, J., & Hirst, R. (2018, October). Neuropsychological recovery in a pediatric case of a cerebellar cognitive affective syndrome status-post cerebellar tumor resection. Poster session presented at the 38th National Academy of Neuropsychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

Madore, M.B., del Prado, A., Becker, R. & Peery, S. (2016).  Best practices when working with immigrant and/or non-English speaking populations.  Symposium at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO 8/6/16.

 

Peery, S. & Casto, B. (2013).  Two cases of delusion of inanimate doubles, a variant of Capgras syndrome.  Abstract presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, San Diego, CA, 10/6/13.

 

Pick, L, Peery, S., Strutt, A., & Fujii, D. (2013).  Practical considerations for the assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse people.  Symposium presented at the 131st meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI, 8/1/13.

 

Thames, A., Peery, S., Byrd, D., Durvasula, R., & Hinkin, C. (2013).  Establishing and maintaining a successful mentee-mentor relationship: Words from the wise.  Symposium presented at the 131st meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI, 8/3/13 (1 CE).

 

Casto, B. & Peery, S. (2012).  Development of factitious disorder after mild traumatic brain injury in an adolescent female.   Abstract presented at the 32nd annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Nashville, TN.

 

Castro, M.,Irani, F., Houshyarnejad, A., Norman, M., & Peery, S. (2012).  Training disparities in neuropsychology: Results of the NAN 2012 Culture & Diversity Committee survey.  Abstract presented at the 32nd annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Nashville, TN.

 

Konopacki, K. & Peery, S. (2012).  Psychiatric symptoms after TBI in a Latina adolescent.  Abstract presented at the 10th annual meeting of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, Seattle, WA, 6/21/12.

 

Peery, S. (2012).  Neuropsychological consultation regarding possible ‘low IQ’ in a Spanish speaker: Ethical considerations in a cross cultural forensic context.  Forensic Grand Rounds at the 32nd annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Nashville, TN.

 

Peery, S. (2011).  [Abstract published in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 26, 472].  Roles of acculturation and literacy in differential diagnosis in Spanish speaking elders. Based upon Diversity Grand Rounds presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, Marci Island, FL.

 

Norman, M.A., Peery, S., & San Miguel-Montes, L. (2010). Diversity Grand Rounds. (Discussant on panel at National Academy of Neuropsychology annual meeting, Vancouver, Canada, 10/13/10.)

 

LOCAL PRESENTATIONS

Peery, S., McCall, S., & McAllister, L. (2018).  Ethical and Legal Checkboxes: Navigating the minefield while doing the good work.  (Continuing education program (3 CEUs) 4/7/18 for the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum in San Francisco, CA).

 

Peery, S. (2014).  Developing a Private Practice.  (Panelist at a student symposium on 5/10/14 as part of the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum in Lafayette, CA).

 

Peery, S. (2013).  Assessment of Non-English Speakers.  (Seminar presented 12/12/13 at San Francisco General Hospital to the Neuropsychology student seminar and 12/20/13 at the Highland Hospital Grand Rounds in Oakland, CA).

 

Peery, S. (2012).  Issues of Culture in Neuropsychological Assessment.  (Seminar presentation March 7, 2012 to the psychology trainees of Behavioral Medicine in the Psychiatry Department at San Mateo County Hospital, San Mateo, CA)

 

Peery, S. (2011). Memory screens on National Memory Screening Day. (Guest speaker at the 30th Street Senior Center, San Francisco, 11/13/11.  Talk was given in English and Spanish simultaneously).

 

O’Grady, D., Cahn-Weiner, D., Ubogy, S., & Peery, S. (2010).  Board Certification in Clinical Neuropsychology.  (Continuing education program (2 CEUs) January 27, 2010 for neuropsychologists at the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum, Berkeley, CA).

 

Peery, S. (2010). Memory screens on National Memory Screening Day. (Guest speaker at the 30th Street Senior Center, San Francisco, 11/12/10.  Talk was given in English and Spanish simultaneously).

 

Peery, S. (2010).  Memory aids for young adults living with epilepsy.  (Guest speaker 10/2/10 at Young Adults Support Group, UCSF).

 

Peery, S. (2010).  Depression, dementia, and health aging.  (Guest on radio talk show Porch Talk 9/20/10 KPDO 89.3 Pescadero, CA)

 

Peery, S. & Llanes, S.  (2010).  Differentiating dementia from depression.  (Full day continuing education program (7CEUs) for psychologists, social workers, MFTs, & nurses at University of California Berkeley Extension, San Francisco, CA).