Karen Postal, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
Board Certified Neuropsychologist
Dr. Karen Postal is board certified in clinical neuropsychology and pediatric neuropsychology. She is a clinical instructor at Harvard Medical school where she teaches postdoctoral fellows in neuropsychology. She is a past president of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, the Massachusetts Psychological Association, and the MA Neuropsychological Society. Her research focuses on improving communication about neuroscience with patients and the general public.
Dr. Postal has a lifespan private practice dedicated to helping people think better in school, at work, and throughout later life. She frequently works with students from elementary school through college to overcome barriers to academic success. She also has an expertise in working with traumatic brain injury and neurological conditions that can affect brain function in the latter part of a person’s life.
Neuropsychological Services & Consulting
Dr. Postal performs neuropsychological assessments on adults and children. Click the button to learn about what to expect during an evaluation for conditions like Alzheimer’s and stroke.
Learning Disabilities/ADHD at College
Almost every college and university in the country has a Center for Students with Learning Disabilities with a mandate to help students succeed in a college setting.
Books by Karen Postal, PH.D., ABPP-CN
Feedback That Sticks:The Art of Communicating Neuropsychological Assessment Results
Feedback that Sticks shows how to give effective neuropsychology feedback to patients and their family members. This book is essential training for neuropsychologists to communicate intrinsically complex assessment results, and deliver the type of salient feedback that helps families take action and alters lives.
Contact Dr. Postal
Karen Spangenberg Postal, Ph.D, ABPP-CN
451 Andover Street, Suite 190B
North Andover, MA 01845
(978) 475-2025 (telephone)
(978) 475-1661 (fax)