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Marcela Bonafina

Candidate ID: 1630063

Career Summary

Doctorate with 26 years experience in Doctor / Medical Research / Dean / Medical Professors functional area.

Skill Set

psychological evaluation and treatment; neuropsychological assessments; clinical diagnosis; competence assessment; fitness for duty; rehabilitation experience; individual, family, group psychotherapy

Professional Information

Total Experience : 26

Nationality : United States

Qualification Level : Doctorate

Job Function : Doctor / Medical Research / Dean / Medical Professors

Work Location Preference : Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Former Tenured Professor of Neurophysiology at the School of Psychology, National University of Buenos Aires, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at New York University School of Medicine, and Honorary Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University.

I have been Assistant Director of the Traumatic Brain Injury Unit at New York University-Bellevue Hospital Center and have evaluated over 750 traumatic brain injury clients.

As a consultant at Manhattan Veteran Affairs Hospital, I have completed the evaluation of patients suffering from dementia, post-traumatic stress disorder, and complicated psychiatric issues. Working as a Senior Psychologist at the New York City Official Center of Excellence for the World Trade Center Mental Health Program, I have assessed and treated the psychological trauma of hundreds of rescue workers.

I have also worked in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Beverly Hills, California.

I have been trained in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy and Cognitive Behavioral Techniques at Bellevue-NYU Medical Center.

In my years of experience, while working in private practice, I perform pediatric and adults psychological and neuropsychological evaluations to assess for the presence and differential psychiatric diagnosis and neurological conditions such as stroke, epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, ADHD, learning disabilities and other disorders. I have treated patients in individual, couple, family and group formats from all walks of life.