Dr. Karen I. Wilson

Dr. Wilson is a clinical neuropsychologist. Clinical neuropsychology is a specialized discipline of psychology that examines the relationship between brain systems and behavior. Over the last thirteen years, Dr. Wilson's work has focused on the assessment of neurodevelopmental disorders in children and adolescents, but she also has a great deal of experience evaluating adults. Dr. Wilson began her private practice work when she joined Lorie Humphrey and Associates in 2003. Between 2004 and 2006, she was also a Clinical Psychology Supervisor at the HELP Group in Sherman Oaks, California. In 2010, Dr. Wilson formed her own independent practice.

Dr. Wilson completed her postdoctoral fellowship training in Neuropsychology at the UCLA School of Medicine, Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospital, where she was Chief Fellow.  She completed an APA-accredited predoctoral internship at the University of Florida Health Science Center and received  practicum training at the Medical Psychology Clinic at Johns Hopkins University. 

Dr. Wilson is an Associate Professor and the Graduate Coordinator of the Master of Arts in Psychology Program at California State University, Dominguez Hills. She is also an Assistant Clinical Professor (Voluntary) in the Medical Psychology Assessment Center (MPAC), Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Behavior, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. At UCLA, she supervises cases involving the neuropsychological assessment of children and adults who present with cognitive, learning, and social-emotional difficulties.

Dr. Wilson is also a researcher. Her work includes the examination of psychosocial functioning in children with learning disorders and/or AD/HD and psychological functioning in college students with AD/HD. She has also received funding from the National Institutes of Health to examine neurocognitive and psychosocial functioning in individuals infected with HIV.

Professional License/Credentialing  Information

  • Licensed Psychologist (Clinical), State of California - PSY 18249 
  • Credentialed Health Service Provider in Psychology, National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology