Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologists In Arizona Return to State AAPdN Directory
Alison E. F. Reuter, PhD
Beljan Psychological Services
9835 E. Bell Road, Suite 140
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Dr. Reuter is a licensed psychologist specializing in pediatric neuropsychology at Beljan Psychological. Services in Scottsdale, Arizona. Her practice focuses on the identification and development of intellectual giftedness, autism spectrum disorders, executive function deficits, and neuropsychological sequelae of neglect and trauma. She works with adults, children and their families through neuropsychological evaluation, educational consultation, and individual/family therapy. She also participates in forensic neuropsychology cases. She lectures nationally on topics including giftedness, trauma, mindfulness, and misdiagnosis.
Dr. Reuter is also a consulting neuropsychologist at HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital in Glendale, Arizona. She is an interdisciplinary team member of the Brain Injury, Stroke, and Oncology programs. She contributed to the hospital’s successful pursuit of Disease-Specific Care Certification in Brain Injury Rehabilitation from the Joint Commission, making HealthSouth Valley of the Sun the first hospital in the state to obtain such distinction. In addition to providing neuropsychological evaluation and emotional support to patients, she also heads brain injury behavior rounds, which aim to increase patient comfort and participation through environmental modifications rather than sedation.
Dr. Reuter has received training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Ericksonian hypnotherapy. She also has extensive experience in substance abuse treatment and the therapeutic treatment of individuals with chronic and terminal medical diagnoses. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Arizona Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, Arizona Neuropsychological Society, and the Brain Injury Association of Arizona. She is a supervisor and guest lecturer for the Arizona Psychology Training Consortium. She is also a faculty associate of Arizona State University’s Doctor of Behavioral Health program.
Dr. Reuter completed her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology at Arizona State University. She completed a one year internship and a two year post-doctoral residency in pediatric neuropsychology at Beljan Psychological Services. She earned a Master’s degree in Asian Religion from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, and a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Ethics at Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, Illinois.