Tresa Roebuck Spencer, PhD
Tresa Roebuck Spencer is a board certified Clinical Neuropsychologist licensed in Louisiana and Washington DC, who specializes in neuropsychological evaluation and treatment. She provides neuropsychological assessments for a wide range of conditions, including general memory and cognitive problems, traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia and other neurological and psychiatric disorders. She also provides psychotherapy for patients and their families who are adjusting cognitive problems and assists with return to everyday functioning and responsibilities. In the past, Dr. Roebuck Spencer has worked extensively in inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, neurology, and psychiatry departments, interacting with a multidisciplinary treatment team.
Dr. Roebuck Spencer is actively involved in research and has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and edited books. Her research interests focus on traumatic brain injury, rehabilitation, computerized neuropsychological testing, and telemedicine. She currently holds a research affiliation with the University of Oklahoma, where she continues to conduct research on military traumatic brain injury and sports concussion.
Dr. Roebuck Spencer earned her PhD in clinical psychology with a specialization in neuropsychology from the University of California, San Diego and San Diego State University Joint Doctoral Program. She completed a neuropsychology focused internship at the University of Chicago Medical Center and postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) in Houston, TX.