Dr. Elisabeth Sherman
Director of Brain Health and Psychology
Dr. Sherman is the director of brain health and psychological health and a clinical neuropsychologist with expertise in brain health and neuropsychological assessment. Dr. Sherman also heads a private practice in neuropsychology where she conducts medico-legal assessments. Dr. Sherman has served as neuropsychologist, researcher, and consultant for hospital Neurology and Neurosurgery departments, and is the author of three books, including a well-known reference text for neuropsychological assessment and the first reference book on pediatric forensic neuropsychology. She has authored over 20 book chapters and 65 scientific articles and has delivered over 85 presentations at national and international scientific conferences in addition to serving as speaker for corporate and community events. Dr. Sherman has served as editorial board member for scientific journals such as the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, Child Neuropsychology, and Epilepsia and has served as invited journal reviewer for numerous scientific journals in the area of neuropsychology. She founded two pediatric neuropsychology fellowship training programs, serving as Fellowship Director at both BC Children’s Hospital and Alberta Children’s Hospital and helping to train the next generation of neuropsychologists. Dr. Sherman is also the author of three commercial tests of memory and of performance validity.
Dr. Sherman holds a doctorate in Clinical Psychology with Neuropsychology Specialization from the University of Victoria, completed her internship at London Health Sciences Center in Ontario, and completed postdoctoral training at UCLA. She has held prior positions as Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Calgary in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences and in the Department of Paediatrics, and as Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Sherman’s goal is to make the science of brain health accessible and understandable, and to help people improve their brain health and wellbeing at work and at home. She has helped individuals and groups learn how to optimize their brain health, maximize their performance at work, and better understand healthy aging. She is an accomplished clinician who assesses and treats patients with brain conditions and psychological conditions, including traumatic brain injury/concussion, ADHD, PTSD, memory loss, and dementia.