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Special Interests: Behavioral Medicine Interventions; Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment; Pre-Surgical Evaluations; Assessment and Treatment of ADHD; Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Mental Health Problems for Patients with Concurrent Medical, Neurologic, or Pain Conditions

Dr. Cole is a fellowship-trained, medical (prescribing) clinical psychologist at The NeuroMedical Center Clinic, beloved for her efforts waging the war against mental illness in the Greater Baton Rouge Area.  She provides expert assessment and treatment for common to complex mental health issues including depression, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, dementia, coping with chronic pain, coping with medical illness, and complications of neurologic disorders.

Dr. Cole graduated magna cum laude from Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana with degrees in psychology and classical studies. She earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and trained extensively with Pennington Biomedical Research Center as well as the LSUHSC Earl K. Long Medical Center. She completed her residency in clinical psychology through Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island where she received specialized training in behavioral medicine and neuropsychology.  During her training, she worked in the VA system assisting hospitalized veterans coping with mental illness and physical disease and also as a mental health provider in the state’s only free primary care clinic, serving uninsured families. Lastly, she worked in Butler Hospital, the state’s first exclusively mental health hospital, conducting neuropsychological evaluations of children, adults, and the elderly with severe mental illness.

Dr. Cole earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Louisiana State University, before completing a post-doctoral Masters degree in clinical psychopharmacology from Alliant University’s California School of Professional Psychology.  Dr. Cole has been a part of The NeuroMedical Center system since 2010, where she began working in the Neuropsychology department after completing her residency in clinical psychology.   She then completed her post-doctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at The NeuroMedical Center, and officially joined the department as a licensed clinical psychologist in 2014.

Dr. Cole is currently accepting new patients.