Dr. Kimberly Alfano is an ABPP-ABCN board certified clinical neuropsychologist at the Barrington Psychiatric Center (BPC). She has extensive experience evaluating patients suffering from mild- to-severe traumatic brain injuries and other neurological conditions.
For many years, Dr. Alfano has conducted criminal evaluations as a panel member for San Bernardino County. She also works as a rehabilitation neuropsychologist at Cottage Rehabilitation Hospital in Santa Barbara, CA. Her prior position was at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center as a neuropsychologist in the areas of rehabilitation and post acute care.
As a respected clinician, Dr. Alfano has taught seminars on neuropsychology and supervised neuropsychological and forensic evaluations performed by interns and post-doctoral fellows. She taught the neuropsychological practicum for students involved in a joint program between UCLA and Pepperdine University. Additionally, she is involved in ongoing research at Patton State Hospital, studying the correlative relationships between psychopathy and frontal lobe functioning. She has published a number of papers and a recent book chapter on the assessment of effort in forensic evaluations.
Dr. Alfano received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the California School for Professional Psychology with an emphasis on clinical and health psychology. Her post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology was at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute.