CNY Neuropsychology And Counseling

Phone (315) 935-3037
​Liverpool, New York
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About CNY Neuropsychology And Counseling
Dr. Theresa Covington is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist with over 20 years experience working with individuals, couples, and families, aged 18 to 102.  She believes in the importance of looking at the whole person, body, mind, and spirit.  In her work with individuals, she uses her skills and understanding to promote wholeness and healing, utilizing techniques that involve life review and goal setting, cognitive-behavioral approaches, mindfulness, and relaxation training. Neuropsychological and personality assessment are tools that she draws on depending on the need of the individual.

Dr. Covington is committed to serving the needs of individuals and families dealing with head injuries, memory problems and dementia.  She served on the Medical Advisory Board of the Connecticut Alzheimer's Association for 5 years and has presented at both local and national conferences on topics related to cognitive assessment and treatment over her career. She previously held positions of management as Director of Training, Director of Psychological Testing, and as co-founder of a Memory Disorders Clinic, and has also taught courses in neuropsychology and psychological testing at the University level. 
Education and Training

Theresa Covington, Ph.D., graduated from San Jose State University with a bachelor's degree in psychology and a minor in Chemistry (magna cum laude).  She then earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Palo Alto University, in California.  She completed a pre-doctoral internship at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center with training in neuropsychology, cognitive-behavioral therapy, geropsychology, and Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  She received training in the behavioral treatment of sleep disorders at Stanford University.  Dr. Covington then completed 2 years of post-doctoral training in neuropsychology and geropsychology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and at UC Davis Medical School's Alzheimer's Research and Education Center.  Most recently, she has had training in the application of positive psychology and the use of guided meditation for relaxation and optimal performance.  

In her spare time, she is a health enthusiast and enjoys yoga and most outdoor activities. She is a proud step-mom and step-grandmother.  She is very interested in the impact of nutrition on our overall well-being. 
Committed to the health and wellness of her patients and their families.