Dr. Darren Caffery has been with Neuropsychology & Counseling Associates for over 25 years, and has extensive clinical experience in neuropsychological and cognitive assessment with a wide variety of clinical populations. Dr. Caffery has experience in the assessment of those with post-concussion syndrome, post-traumatic stress, ADD/ADHD, dementia, and a number of other psychiatric and neurological conditions. Dr. Caffery completed clinical practicums in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, where he gained neuropsychological testing experience on the acute care trauma and rehabilitation units. He also completed another clinical practicum at Shoreline Behavioral Health Center in Toms River, NJ, with rotations in geriatric and neuropsychiatric assessment and intervention.
Dr. Caffery completed his predoctoral clinical internship at Pollack Mental Health Services at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, NJ, where he co-facilitated Dual Diagnosis and court-ordered Anger Management groups, and also had clinical rotations in psychiatric emergency screening, and substance abuse assessment, intervention, and programming. He has presented numerous original research studies involving the validity and reliability of neuropsychological tests at conferences of the American Psychological Association, the International Neuropsychological Society, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Caffery earned his B.A. in Psychology from Stockton University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Drexel University in Philadelphia. Dr. Caffery incorporates mindfulness of body/mind/spirit into his daily professional practice with his clients and recharges his own body, mind, and spirit in nature. He is an avid sea kayaker, and over the years, has logged over 1000 nautical miles in his kayak.