Brian Leany, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact: bleany@ncu.edu

Area of Expertise:
• Neuropsychology
• Forensic Psychology
• Multicultural Psychological Assessment
• Multicultural Psychological Treatment
• Evidence Based Practice of Psychotherapy

Education:
• Ph.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
• M.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
• B.A., San Diego State University

Dissertation:
Longitudinal deficits in bipolar disorder

Selected Publications:
• “Memory and attention profiles in pediatric traumatic brain injury,” Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology (2010)
• “Differential vulnerability to motor deficits in second replicate HAS and LAS following neonatal alcohol exposure,” Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior (2003)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Private Practice
• Lake’s Crossing Center, Maximum Security Forensic Hospital, Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
• Psychologist, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: High Desert State Prison
• Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Reno, Victims of Crime Treatment Center