Dr. Ehde is a clinical psychologist and UW professor of rehabilitation medicine in the Division of Clinical and Neuropsychology. She earned her doctoral…
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Patient Care Philosophy
The patient and family do most of the “heavy lifting” when it comes to managing the day-to-day effects of a neurologic condition. Thus, I believe that the patient and family are the most important members of the rehabilitation team. I also know that patients bring many skills and strengths to the rehabilitation process. It is my job to not only identify neuropsychological changes but also to identify and build upon the patient’s strengths and preferences when making treatment recommendations.
Exercise, reading, piano and time with family.
Neuropsychological evaluation of patients with acquired brain disorders including traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis and stroke; behavioral interventions targeting chronic pain, depression, insomnia, fatigue and wellness.
Dr. Ehde's research interests include the management of chronic pain in persons with amputations and improving the functioning of persons with multiple sclerosis through rehabilitation techniques.