Jackie L. Micklewright, PhD
Jackie Micklewright, Ph.D. is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in conducting neuropsychometric evaluations with adults with a wide variety of medical, neurological, and psychiatric conditions. Dr. Micklewright completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in neuropsychology and behavioral neuroscience at Georgia State University and her clinical internship/residency training at Emory University. Dr. Micklewright subsequently completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship at Mayo Clinic where she received generalized training in neurocognitive assessment and specialized training in rehabilitation and the evaluation of neurodegenerative conditions, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, cerebrovascular accidents, and a variety of other neurological conditions.
Dr. Micklewright enjoys integrating empirically-supported methods, knowledge of brain-behavior relationships, and the fundamentals of clinical psychology to support patients and families as they navigate what can often be an uncertain and challenging time in their lives. Her past experience providing individualized and group psychotherapy allows her to better understand patients in the context of their lives and generate meaningful, tailored recommendations to optimize their functioning and quality of life.
Dr. Micklewright consults closely with the Mild to Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury Program and transplant services, and enjoys evaluating patients referred from our specialty neurology clinics (Huntington's Disease, ALS), geriatric medicine, and positive care clinic. She provides clinical supervision to graduate students and psychology interns and is a member of various committees focused on improving clinical services provided at HCMC.