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Sacramento Center for Neuropsychology

  • 10419 Old Placerville Road, Suite 252
  • Sacramento, CA 95827
  • Phone: (916) 955-1800


  • Alliant International University, Sacramento: Doctorate, Clinical Psychology (Psy.D) 2018 Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology 2016 Dissertation (2016): Impacts of psychotherapy and chronic pain on emotional functioning of Workers’ Compensation claimants
  • University of California, Davis: Bachelor of Science in Neurobiology, Physiology & Behavior 2005 – 2009 Minor in Psychology

Supplemental Education

Marquette University
Neuroanatomical Dissection of the Human Brain and Spinal Cord (CE: 21 x 2) 2019 & 2021

National Academy of Neuropsychology, Inc. (NAN)
Online Course: Behavioral and Cognitive Neurology (CE: 24) 2018 Online Course: Applications of Brain Imaging in Clinical Neuropsychology (CE: 30) 2019

Stanford University
David Burns, M.D. 2017 Training in T.E.A.M. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

University of California, Berkeley, Extension
Certification: Program in Neuropsychological Assessment 2014 – 2015


PSY 31971 Licensed by State of CA Board of Psychology
PY 1005 Licensed by State of NV Board of Psychological Examiners
TAP 13602 Temporary Authorization to Practice (TAP) under PSYPACT
146749 National Register Health Service Psychologist


Sacramento Center for Neuropsychology 01/2021 – Present Founder, Neuropsychologist
• Comprehensive medical-legal neuropsychological and psychological evaluations • Subsequent Injury Trust Fund Benefits Evaluations (Workers’ Comp post settlement) • Individual Psychotherapy
• Supervise psychometrists and doctoral psychology students
Katherine Kruser, PsyD

Assistant Professor, California Northstate University 01/2021 – Present • Teach Assessment Series: Neuropsychology to 3rd year doctoral students
o Education in standards of neuropsychological practice, disorders involving the central nervous system, neuropathology, and neuroanatomy, tenets of test administration, assessment ethics, interpretation of results, providing feedback to clients, treatment

Valley Neuropsychological Services, Sacramento, CA 04/2020 – Present Consulting Neuropsychologist

  • Comprehensive medical-legal neuropsychological and psychological evaluations (state and federal Workers’ Compensation, Private/Civil Injury)
  • Comprehensive neuropsychological examinations for diagnostic clarification via Kaiser Permanente contract, Medicare, Veteran’s Affairs contract
  • Training, supervision, and selection of pre-doctoral trainees
  • Didactic presentations to clinic

Nexus Clinical Solutions, LLC, Los Angeles, CA 08/2020 – 11/2022 Neuropsychological Consultants, Inc. Los Angeles, CA

Director of Clinical Onboarding

  • Directly oversee “Nexus Triage” forensic teleneurohealth evaluation service • Conduct comprehensive medical-legal neuropsychological examinations (Private Injury) with retained Expert Witness neuropsychologist Tony Strickland, PhD
  • Training and supervision of pre-doctoral psychology trainees

Neuropsychological Supplemental Experience

University of California, Berkeley Extension 2015 Certification Professional Program in Neuropsychological Assessment

• Course titles: Advances in Human Brain Science for Clinicians; Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment; Neuropsychological Assessment: Rorschach & MMPI-2, An Update for Advanced Clinical Practice; An Overview of Behavioral, Emotional and Cognitive Manifestations of Neurological Conditions

University of California, Davis, Medical Center (UCDMC) 2014 Attending Neuropsychologist: Amir Ramezani, Ph.D

• Observed neuropsychological test administration (MoCA, RBANS), test scoring, individual psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral group therapy for pain management, medical interventions for pain management (trigger point injections, ketamine, diagnostic lumbar nerve blocks)
• Multidisciplinary case conference, multidisciplinary video conference consultation with other California pain management facilities, and participation in initial phases of a clinical research project examining the executive functioning of patients receiving spinal cord stimulation implantation

Psychometrist, Clinical Assistant & Office Manager 2011 – 8/2017 Employer: Grant Hutchinson, Ph.D., QME/AME & Karen Hutchinson, Ph.D, BCFT, QME/AME • Managed psychological testing laboratory, administered and scored psychological and neuropsychological testing under supervision.

• Proof-read forensic/Med-legal reports. Reviewed medical records.
• Assisted in pre-employment clearance for Sacramento Peace Officer candidates, pre-surgical clearance for gastric bypass candidates.
• Scheduled patients in 6 offices in California, submitted reports to parties, office purchasing and procurement, accounts receivable, phone communications

Honors & Awards

2019 Featured article by Alliant Intl. University: “Dr. Katherine Kruser, Alum Extraordinaire” Accessible at: https://www.alliant.edu/blog/dr-katherine-kruser-alum-extraordinaire/ 2019 Bronze Psi Award [for distinguished service], California Psychological Association 2017 Student Service Award, California Psychological Association, Division of Neuropsychology 2016 Student Advocate of the Year, California Psychological Association
2015 Special Honor of Service, Sacramento Valley Psychological Association
2015 Dean’s Award of Excellence, Alliant International University
2015 GREX & College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy Scholarship 2015 Dean’s Presentation Reward, Alliant International Univ.
2014 Dean’s Award of Excellence, Alliant International University
2014 AIU System Student Government essay contest winner: “How Can We Build the Alliant Community?”

Professional Affiliations

American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
Current status: credentials approved for certification in clinical neuropsychology
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology (AACN)
National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN)
California Psychological Association (CPA)
Division I – Clinical Psychology & Industrial Medicine Section
Division VIII – Neuropsychology
Sacramento Valley Psychological Association (SVPA)


Certification Professional Program in Neuropsychological Assessment 07/2015 UC Berkeley Extension
California Dept. Social Services Mandated Reporter Social Worker / 06/2015 Mental Health Professionals Training