Dr. Emily Kade completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology within the Neuropsychology Track at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona. She completed one year of internship training at Truman Medical Centers, an academic hospital acute care behavioral health inpatient unit, providing trauma-informed treatment, crisis intervention, and psychological evaluations while integrating care within an interdisciplinary medical team. Dr. Kade has a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology from Midwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with honors from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.
Dr. Kade has significant experience conducting neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment services for children, adolescents, and adults. Her primary training is in pediatric assessment working with children with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, learning disabilities, giftedness, anxiety, and behavioral or mood disorders. Dr. Kade specializes in various assessments including the ADOS-2. In addition, Dr. Kade has worked with adult and geriatric populations providing neuropsychological assessment and therapeutic services to patients with neurocognitive impairment due to traumatic brain injury, progressive dementia, seizure disorder/epilepsy, and stroke. Dr. Kade also completes evaluations and treatment recommendations for the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD).
Dr. Kade has received training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). She specializes in therapy with individuals with anxiety disorders, major depression, trauma/PTSD, and adjustment to life stressors. Dr. Kade is a published researcher and has presented at national and international conferences. She is passionate about helping patients gain a holistic understanding of the relationship between brain functioning in relation to problematic cognitive, emotional, and/or behavioral concerns. Dr. Kade believes in fostering elements of grit and resilience in therapeutic practice to help children, adolescents, adults, and families develop and maintain an optimal life.