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CENTRE FOR ADVANCED ASSESSMENT

Amy Zwicker, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist

Dr. Zwicker is a registered clinical psychologist in the province of British Columbia (CPBC # 2126). She completed her undergraduate degree in psychology at Acadia University and both her Master’s degree in cognitive psychology and Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). Specializing in neuropsychological assessment and dementia care, she is also actively engaged in teaching, research, and service.Dr. Zwicker has held the position of clinical neuropsychologist with the Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach Team at Vancouver General Hospital since 2015. In this role, she conducts neuropsychological assessments for the purpose of diagnosis, capacity assessment, and care planning for older adults with neurocognitive disorders. She previously held neuropsychology positions at Providence Health Care where she worked with adult neuropsychiatry and geriatric care teams. In her private practice, she provides neuropsychological assessments for adults of all ages and has a special interest in traumatic brain injury, dementia, and cognitive deficits associated with medical conditions.

Dr. Zwicker has held the position of clinical neuropsychologist with the Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach Team at Vancouver General Hospital since 2015. In this role, she conducts neuropsychological assessments for the purpose of diagnosis, capacity assessment, and care planning for older adults with neurocognitive disorders. She previously held neuropsychology positions at Providence Health Care where she worked with adult neuropsychiatry and geriatric care teams. In her private practice, she provides neuropsychological assessments for adults of all ages and has a special interest in traumatic brain injury, dementia, and cognitive deficits associated with medical conditions (e.g., brain tumours, chemotherapy, stroke).

In addition to her primary focus on clinical neuropsychological assessment, Dr. Zwicker holds academic appointments at UBC. As a Clinical Instructor in the Faculty of Medicine she teaches psychiatry, geriatric, and family practice residents and fellows. As an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychology she teaches a doctoral level course in neuropsychological assessment. Her recent research projects include behavioural approaches to dementia care, and repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. She also serves on the Geriatric Psychiatry Sub-Specialty Training Committee for the UBC Faculty of Medicine.