Employment Opportunities

May 17, 2017

BRAINS is currently seeking experienced candidates for the following positions:



BRAINS is interested in a psychologist who is well versed in and wants to primarily practice in psychological assessment. Of particular interest would be a psychologist well versed in ASD, mood disorder and/or ADHD evaluations. Proficiency in computer use and technology for electronic medical records purposes is required. This position will require Friday and Saturday hours on a regular basis, however, scheduling of specific hours can coordinated to meet both clinical and employee needs. More Information

Neuropsychology Post-Doctoral Residency

BRAINS is pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for our one-year postdoctoral residency in Clinical Neuropsychology, with potential for second year of training. This residency is designed to provide advanced training in Clinical Neuropsychology. Preference will be given to candidates who are able to make a commitment to join the practice after successful completion of licensure in Michigan.

BRAINS provides a multi-disciplinary diagnostic and intervention service for children with complex learning and behavioral disorders, both neurological and neurodevelopmental in etiology. Children are referred by schools, clinics, practitioners in the community, and medical providers. This position is based in the outpatient Assessment Clinic at BRAINS which provides neuropsychological diagnostic services for children with neurodevelopmental disorders such as attention deficit disorder, dyslexia, learning disabilities, developmental aphasia, autism, and mental retardation, and for neurological disorders such as epilepsy, Tourette Syndrome, late effects of head trauma, sequelae of infectious diseases such as meningitis and encephalitis, congenital disorders such as agenesis of the corpus callosum and hydrocephalus, degenerative, metabolic, and genetic disorders, and CNS effects of cancer and its treatment. Psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety, and conduct disturbances especially in children with possible attentional and learning difficulties, and somatoform disorders are also commonly seen.

The resident’s experience combines clinical, didactic, and as available research activities. Depending on the resident’s interests, opportunity for community presentations and supervision of pre-doctoral students may also be available. Didactics include neuropsychological assessment seminars, as well as, specialized training in treatment approaches. Under the mentorship and supervision of licensed psychologists, the resident can tailor the program to meet his/her career goals.

Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. or Psy.D. from an APA-approved program, preferably in clinical psychology, and an APA approved or APPIC internship. It is expected that the applicant will have internship level training in neuropsychological assessment.

This program is not participating in the match; interviews will be conducted until the position is filled.

To apply, send a letter of professional goals, a current curriculum vitae, two redacted neuropsychological report samples, and a three letters of reference (preferably two clinical supervisors and one academic/research mentor) to:

Stephanie Speierman


3292 N Evergreen Dr. NE

Grand Rapids, MI 49525