Summer Ibarra, PhD, ABPP-RP, HSPP
Dr. Ibarra is a licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in adult clinical neuropsychology with board certification in Rehabilitation Psychology. She has broad training and experience in conducting clinical, behavioral, and neuropsychological assessment and treatment for individuals with brain injury (including mild TBI), stroke, and other neurological disorders for over 15 years. Dr. Ibarra earned her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Ball State University and completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship in Clinical Psychology at The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She then completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at the Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Ibarra has been an active member of the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) for over 10 years and for the past two years, she has co-chaired the Chronic Brain Injury Task Force. She has also engaged in research in all stages of training and previous employment positions. Most of this research has focused on evaluating the efficacy of behavioral treatments for individuals with brain injury including co-development of the Brain Injury Coping Skills (BICS) group, an evidence-based cognitive-behavioral coping skills group intervention for individuals with brain injury and their caregivers.