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Karen M. Sanders, ABPP (CN), PhD



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Professional Statement

I am a board certified neuropsychologist through the American Board of Professional Psychology and a member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology. I have 25+ years experience as a neuropsychologist working in clinical and academic settings. I am currently in private practice consulting at Swedish Neurosciences Institute and Northwest Hospital/UW. I focus on adults with neurological issues including CNS and Non-CNS cancer, cerebrovascular, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, dementia, movement disorders and others. I am on medical staff at Swedish and UW/Northwest Hospital. I am a clinical assistant professor at UW School of Medicine/Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. I obtained my doctorate from Brigham Young University. My pre-doctoral training was at the University of Utah and I completed two post-doctoral years, one at the Philadelphia Geriatric Center and another year at the University of Washington School of Medicine. For a more complete review of my background, please consult my website:

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Brigham Young University
University of Utah Medical Center
University of Washington Medical Center

Clinical Interests

  • Adhd Testing
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Behavioral Issues In Dementia
  • Breathholding Spells
  • Difficulty Problem Solving
  • Disturbance Of Attention
  • Executive Dysfunction
  • Frontal Lobe Disinhibition
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Inappropriate Behavior
  • Injury To Brain
  • Loss Of Self-Monitoring Skills
  • Neuropsychological Assessment
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Pain Disorder
  • Social Skills Training
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Professional Associations

Diplomate in Clinical Neuropsychology, American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology; Past President Pacific Northwest Neuropsychological Society; American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology; International Neuropsychological Association; National Academy of Neuropsychology
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  • English

Practice Locations

Karen M. Sanders practices at one location

Karen M. Sanders, PhD, ABPP
1600 East Jefferson Street
Suite 601
Seattle, WA 98122
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Issaquah
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Cherry Hill