Provider type: Psychologist
Serving: Adult, Child
Dr. Kristin Fiano is an American Board of Professional Psychology board certified neuropsychologist and an active member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology, and the American Psychological Association. Board certification requires a rigorous evaluation process and assures that Dr. Fiano is properly trained and competent to perform thorough neuropsychological evaluations for children and adults.
Over the past 20 years, she has worked with a diverse population performing thousands of evaluations spanning a wide range of issues with experience in both clinical and forensic cases. Some examples include independent neuropsychological evaluations, fitness for duty evaluations, psycho-educational evaluations for children to assess for learning disorders (such as dyslexia), testing for ADHD, parenting capacity assessments in child protection matters, evaluations for dementia, pre-employment screenings, and more. She also works for a nationally recognized company providing quality assurance services and has given webinars and presentations at national conventions on topics such as cognitive aging.
Dr. Fiano completed her undergraduate degree in psychology from Emory University. She spent the next five years at the University of Florida where she earned her Master's degree and Ph.D. in clinical psychology with an emphasis in neuropsychology. She also completed her internship at UF, with a neuropsychological emphasis. Board certification by the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology was completed in 2005 and she continues to be a member of AACN/ABPP.
Dr. Fiano spent her post-doctoral year in Atlanta working as the project coordinator for an NIH grant and as the data manager for a CDC study via Emory University. During this time, she continued clinical work as the president of the Institute for Psychological Development. Shortly thereafter, she joined a national neuropsychological-based research project at the Atlanta VAMC and opened her own private practice in 1997, which has operated continuously for over 20 years. After 20 years of solo practice, Dr. Fiano joined forces with the highly respected practice of Coastal Psychology.