Effective Evaluations & Compassionate Care
Dr. Brooklier has been a practicing clinical and pediatric neuropsychologist conducting evaluations and treatment for nearly 20 years in the communities she serves. She focuses on the specific needs of each client and family to ensure strength-based care is provided in a collaborative manner. She has developed strong relationships with many schools, treatment providers, and medical practitioners. Dr. Brooklier is passionate about empowering individuals and families to meet their self-set goals and potential through the evaluation and treatment process.
Dr. Brooklier obtained her Ph.D. from the Wayne State University (WSU) doctoral program in Clinical Psychology with emphasis in neuropsychology and child development. She completed her APA-accredited internship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan and postdoctoral fellowships at Beaumont Hospital Center for Human Development and Children’s Hospital of Michigan Neuropsychology. Previously, she served as the director of the autism assessment program at Children's Hospital of Michigan and the founder and senior director of neuropsychological services at The Children's Center.
Presently, Dr. Brooklier maintains her own professional practice and serves as clinical teaching faculty at WSU School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences and Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Brooklier has authored articles and book chapters and was the project lead on the development of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Best Practice in Autism Spectrum Disorder Evaluation. She is on the medical advisory board for the Autism Alliance of Michigan and serves as a consultant and autism and neurodevelopmental disorders content expert for MDHHS. She is a certified Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Therapist and In Agency Trainer. Dr. Brooklier enjoys the balance of clinical teaching and practice.
Dr. Brooklier is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Psychological Association, Michigan Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology, American Association on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, and International Society for Autism Research.
Outside of work, Dr. Brooklier enjoys reading, baking, and spending time with her family, friends, and two adorable dogs.
Kara Brooklier, Ph.D.
Neuropsychologist / Clinical Psychologist