Lynette Abrams-Silva, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology
Dr. Abrams-Silva is a clinical neuropsychologist and native New Mexican, born and raised in Albuquerque. She is licensed in New Mexico and Illinois, and is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychologists (ABPP).
Dr. Abrams-Silva provides comprehensive services for diverse conditions affecting adults. Her specialties include epilepsy, traumatic brain injury, complex medical conditions, and psychiatric disorders, for which she provides cognitive assessment and post-assessment follow-up. She also participates in forensic work that ranges from civil litigation to IME, worker's compensation, and return-to-work evaluations.
Prior to joining Southwest Neuropsychology & Behavioral Health, Dr. Abrams-Silva held the position of Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, serving concurrently as Director of Assessment for the Parkland Hospital Psychology Service. She continues to pursue an interest in the mentorship and supervision of developing neuropsychologists.
Dr. Abrams-Silva earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of New Mexico and completed her pre-doctoral internship and 2-year fellowship in Chicago, at the University of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago, respectively. She has researched the role of the cerebellum in cognition, cultural factors in neuropsychological assessment, and the factors impacting onset and course of mild cognitive impairment and dementia. She is a member of the American Psychological Association's Division 40 Ethnic and Minority Affairs subcommittee. Dr. Abrams-Silva also holds a Bachelor's of English Literature from Stanford University.