Nina Newman has a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an extensive background in neuropsychology. She did a postgraduate fellowship in Clinical Psychology and has had training in eating and body image disorders and, separately, in Neuropsychology. She has been involved with a pediatric traumatic brain injury research program at a major research university for over a decade, focusing on the impact of injury on the development of psychiatric disorders as well as on long-term outcome and family. She has run parent education programs and consulted parents and in schools. She has also done consulting with individuals and organizations, focusing on executive functions and psych-education.
Industry Expertise (4)
Mental Health Care
Writing and Editing
Areas of Expertise (6)
How Human Behavior is Formed and Impacted By the Interactional Influences of Biology Cognition and Social/Emotional Factors
Psychiatric and Cognitive Problems After Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
Learning and Attention Disorders
Education and Educational Leadership
Training and Educating Professionals Who Work With Children and Adolescents
Fielding Graduate University: PhD, Clinical Psychology 2008
University of California, Los Angeles: BA, English Literature 1979
University College, London (UCL): Certificate, 20th Century Literature and Drama 1978
Newman, N. & Glovinsky, I. (2019). Current Assessment and Diagnostic Practices in the U.S.: What They’re Missing. In Das, Papaneophytou & El-Kour (Eds) in Autism 360. Manuscript submitted for publication. New York: Elsevier
Glovinsky, I. & Newman, N. (2019). A Multi-disciplinary and Parent-Useful Approach to Assessment and Diagnosis: Creating a Road Map for Professionals, Parents, and Better Outcomes for Children. In Das, Papaneophytou & El-Kour (Eds) in Autism 360. Manuscript submitted for publication. New York: Elsevier
Newman, N. (2018) Early childhood, media use, and development: Human touch, first and foremost. Perspectives¸ Zero to Three Journal, 39(2), 36-38.
Managing Change: Understanding, Clarity and Transparency, (2015) copyright: ICAEW and originally published by the ICAEW Finance & Management Faculty, http://www.icaew.com/en/join-us/join-a-faculty/finance-and-management-faculty
Copeland, S., Cazalis, F., Babikian, T., Kernan, C., Giza, C., Hilleary, S., Vu, J.A., Mink, R., Marion, S.D., Newman, N., & Asarnow, R.F. (2009). Diffusion tensor imaging and recovery after pediatric traumatic brain injury: Fractional anisotrophy in the corpus callosum and correlations with neuropsychological measures. Conference paper, Journal of Neurotrauma, 26.
Ellis, M.U., Marion, S.D., McArthur, D.L., Babikian, T., Giza, C.C., Kernan, C.L., et al. (2015) The UCLA study of children with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury: Event-related potential measure of interhemispheric transfer time. Journal of Neurotrauma. Advanced online publication, doi:10.1089/neu.2015.4023.
Babikian, T., Marion, S. D., Copeland, S., Alger, J. R., O'Neill, J., Cazalis, F., et al. (2010). Metabolic levels in the corpus callosum and their structural and behavioral correlates after moderate to severe pediatric TBI. Journal of Neurotrauma, 27(3), 473-481.