Specializing in brain-behavior relationships
NSG – New Orleans
This New Orleans location serves patients throughout the New Orleans, LA metropolitan area. We work to assess our patients’ cognitive functioning and mental health wellness through clinical evaluation and evidence-based treatment.
We offer a variety of professional neuropsychology services ranging from general psychological evaluations to specialized cognitive assessments to psychotherapy and cognitive remediation.
Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment
Through clinical evaluation, we assess cognitive functioning (e.g., testing memory, attention, executive functioning, and more) for signs of dementia and other memory disorders.
We have the forensic psychology expertise to provide evaluation services including Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), Workers’ Compensation, and more.
We assess for mental health conditions, such as mood disorders and anxiety disorders, and other cognitive conditions including learning disabilities and ADHD.
NFL & NCAA Concussion Injury Litigation
Our board-certified neuropsychologists provide MAF and BAP testing for former and current athletes involved in the NFL & NCAA Concussion Settlements.
Counseling and Therapy
Whether individual, group, or telehealth counseling and therapy, our psychologists work with you and your loved ones to decide the best treatment plan for your needs.
Delivering optimal patient health outcomes
Conditions We Treat
At NSG, our expert team of board-certified clinical neuropsychologists assess and diagnose for various mental health conditions. We work to ensure optimal patient health outcomes through customized treatment plans to fit your needs.
We work with a wide range of mental health conditions including (but not limited to):
Meet the NSG Team
Dr. Jesse Smotherman is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who joined Neurocognitive Specialty Group in 2022. He earned his B.S. from Louisiana State University, his M.S. from the University of North Texas, and his Ph.D. from the University of North Texas. He completed an APA-accredited internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, with a specialized track in clinical neuropsychology, before completing a two-year APPCN postdoctoral residency in clinical neuropsychology at Ochsner Health in the Department of Neurology. In addition to research and teaching experience, as well as years of practice as a psychometrist, Dr. Smotherman has received extensive training from board-certified neuropsychologists across a wide array of academic medical centers, VA hospitals, community-based clinics, inpatient units, and private practices, including: Ochsner Hospitals/Clinics, Dallas VA Hospital, OKC VA Hospital, University of Oklahoma Medical Center, OU Children’s Hospital, Baylor Memory Center, UNT Psychology Clinic, and LSUHSC Psychiatry Department, among others. Dr. Smotherman is licensed in the state of Louisiana, where he was born, raised, and proudly calls home.
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