Michael J. Brinker, Psy.D.

Michael J. Brinker, Psy.D.Michael Brinker is a pediatric neuropsychologist specializing in the neuropsychological assessment and treatment of young children, adolescents, and teenagers. Dr. Brinker received his PsyD from the University of Denver’s School of Professional Psychology, with a specialization in pediatric neuropsychology. Following his studies Michael completed his internship training in the neuropsychology program at Hamilton Health Sciences, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. In Hamilton Michael provided neuropsychological assessment with patients across the lifespan, in both inpatient and outpatients settings. Following his internship Michael completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship at NNH focusing on pediatric neuropsychology and neurodevelopment. Throughout his training Michael has developed clinical experience with a broad range of presenting concerns, including prenatal substance exposure, traumatic brain injuries, concussive injuries, oncology/hematology, genetic conditions, autism, and other neurodevelopmental issues. In addition to his clinical work Michael is also working on research projects at NNH focusing on the neurodevelopmental impact of prenatal methamphetamine exposure, and teaches neuropsychology courses at Boise State University. In his personal life Michael enjoys spending time with his family, and traveling, and has recently taken up cooking and training for triathlons as hobbies.