Our Providers and Staff

Martha Glisky, Ph.D. ABPP-CN

Dr. Glisky is a clinical psychologist and board certified clinical neuropsychologist. She is the owner and clinical director of Neuropsychology and Cognitive Health.

 

Dr. Glisky specializes in working with adult clients who have experienced changes or difficulties in their cognitive functioning due to a variety of causes, including neurologic causes - for example, brain injury, dementia, multiple slcerosis, Parkinson's Disease, or dementia - as well as yet to be determined causes. She has particular interest and expertise in the area of mild traumatic brain injury and complicated, multi-faceted cases.

 

In addition to keeping up with the latest information and scientific evidence in the field of neuropsychology, Dr. Glisky takes the time to listen and understand each of her clients and his or her presenting concerns. By taking this time, she is able to combine her understanding of the client's symptoms with her clinical experience and expertise to provide the most accurate diagnostic information and to create the best possible individualized treatment plan. Dr. Glisky's ability to listen to each story, to view each client as an individual, and to then integrate this into a compassionate understanding of the person and their challenges sets her apart from other clinicians. Her compassionate concern and genuine interest in her clients allows her to connect well with them and help them move toward improvement, recovery and healing, or acceptance and understanding.

 

Clients who have cognitive concerns and are looking for education, information, a comprehensive evaluation, and compassionate care are good candidates to see Dr. Glisky. She takes a collaborative approach in working with her clients and other healthcare providers in order to find the best and most comprehensive treatment approach. In addition to clinical and medical-legal neuropsychological evaluations, Dr. Glisky also provides psychotherapy and cognitive remediation services for individuals, couples, and groups with cognitive concerns and associated neurologic injuries or illnesses

 

Dr. Glisky obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada in psychology. She then continued her education at the University of Arizona obtaining a Master of Science in Sport Psychology, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, with a specialty in neuropsychology. She is board certified in Clinical Neuropsychology through the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is currently contracted with the NFL as one of two "neutral neuropsychologists" in the state of Washington. Past positions include Assistant Professor and Clinical Neuropsychologist at Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago, and Clinical Neuropsychologist at Evergreen Medical Center Neurologic Rehabilitation Department. She has also held teaching positions and provided clinical training at Antioch University, Seattle Pacific University, and DePaul University.

Orli Shulein, M.S., CCC-SLP

Ms. Shulein is a speech/language pathologist who specializes in the treatment of high-level cognitive-communication deficits stemming from concussion, brain injury, and stroke in adults. She also works with adults who have ADHD or executive dysfunction resulting from other disorders. Ms. Shulein has particular interest in harnessing neuroplasticity - the brain's capacity to change - through evidence-based therapeutic interventions.

 

Ms. Shulein has worked in settings across the neurotrauma rehabilitation continuum of care, including acute, inpatient, and outpatient rehab. She brings her experience with the entirety of the rehabilitation process into her treatment, as it allows her to better cater therapy to the specific needs of her clients as they move from acute to chronic states of recovery. Ms. Shulein's experience in multi-disciplinary rehab settings also allows her to holistically address the cognitive and behavioral health of her clients through careful collaboration with the neuropsychologists within our clinic and her client's other healthcare providers.

 

Ms. Shulein draws from a multitude of evidence based therapies in order to individualize treatment plans for her clients, including cognitive remediation exercises, metacognitive training, development of compensatory systems, and patient education and advocacy.  Her ability to integrate well-supported treatment techniques with a warm and empathic approach to care allows clients to feel comfortable while they develop new skills and improve exsting abilities. Ms. Shulein empowers her clients to transfer the skills they learn within therapy sessions into their everyday lives, leading to improved functioning and quality of life.

 

Ms. Shulein obtained a Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Washington. She completed her clinical fellowship at Harborview Medical Center. Ms. Shulein holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).