Wilfred Van Gorp
Clinical Neuropsychologist at Wilfred G. van Gorp, Ph.D.
About Wilfred Van Gorp
Dr. Wilfred van Gorp is the Director of the Center for Cognitive
Assessment, where he helps to evaluate individuals with cognitive or
behavioral impairments such as memory loss, learning disabilities, and
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. With careful analysis, Dr. van
Gorp can offer essential information and appropriate diagnoses to
construct a treatment plan that best meets the needs of his clients.
Wilfred van Gorp, Ph.D., has clinical and academic experience in the field of neuropsychology that spans nearly 30 years. He has taught at major institutions of higher learning including the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, often holding concurrent clinical positions or directorships.
In addition to these positions and postings, Dr. Wilfred van Gorp has published widely, authoring 120 articles in more than a dozen different academic journals on topics ranging from cognitive function in individuals with a number of different mental health problems, to the impact that HIV has on mental health. He has also authored or edited a number of books on topics related to neuropsychology.
Over the course of his career Wilfred van Gorp, Ph.D., has served on professional committees including the Psychology Education Committee of Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the Human Studies Subcommittee at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. He has also lent his expertise to the boards of several organizations such as the American Psychological Association and the International Neuropsychological Society, and served as President of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology.
Dr. Wilfred van Gorp has also worked extensively on over a dozen research projects, several of which have dealt with the neuropsychology of HIV/AIDS in various capacities.