General Meeting “Acceptance & Commitment Therapy”
Brigid Waldron-Perrine Phd.D., ABPP-ABCN
“Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Living your best life with serious mental illness and/or neurological injury”
NAMI Metro is excited to have Brigid Waldron-Perrine speak on a topic that we have not had covered before. This should be a very educational, interesting and important presentation that should interest everyone.
Brigid Waldron-Perrine, Ph.D., ABPP-ABCN is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist and rehabilitation psychologist. She is currently the Director of Outpatient Neurological Rehabilitation Services (MedRehab) and Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Michigan Medicine and the Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Waldron-Perrine participates in postdoctoral training programs in clinical neuropsychology and medicine at both institutions. Dr. Waldron-Perrine graduated with her doctorate from Wayne State University in 2010 after completing an APA approved internship at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit, MI. She then completed an APPCN post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System/University of Michigan. Dr. Waldron-Perrine’s research interests are in the area of cognitive and emotional rehabilitation from neurological injury (e.g., influences of coping approaches/positive emotionality and contextualized rehabilitation). She has authored numerous scientific articles, book chapters, abstracts and other professional publications and lectured to local, national and international audiences on the topics of neuropsychology, rehabilitation and resilience