About Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Professional Bio

Dr. Michelle Bengtson Professional Bio ImageDr. Michelle Bengtson is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist with more than 20 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of medical and mental disorders in children, adults, and seniors. She has been in private practice for more than a decade of that time.

Dr. Bengtson graduated with her doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Clinical Neuropsychology, from Nova Southeastern University in 1995. She then went on for additional specialty training at several premier training medical centers in the country for Neuropsychology.

She completed an American Psychological Association approved specialty internship in Neuropsychology at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. There, she had the opportunity to work in neurology, rehabilitation, consultation and liason, and The Child Study Center.

Dr. Bengtson completed her first post-doctoral fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan. She then completed an additional two-year fellowship in Neuropsychology at the University of Alabama Health Sciences Center.

She has received training in psychological and neuropsychological functioning, assessment, and treatment of pediatrics, adults, and geriatrics.

Dr. Bengtson received her board certification in Clinical Neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology.

She is an active member of the International Neuropsychological Society, the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and the American Psychological Association.

Dr. Bengtson has worked at several major medical centers prior to starting her private clinical practice in Southlake, Texas in the year 2000. She has worked in rehabilitation, consultation and liason, hematology and oncology, neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry departments of both pediatric and general medical institutions. She has worked extensively with patients suffering from chronic mental illness, traumatic brain injury, stroke, seizures, learning disabilities, attention and memory disorders, developmental disorders, and psychological difficulties.

Dr. Bengtson’s private practice in Southlake is focused on neuropsychological and psychological assessment and intervention of a myriad of disorders including but not limited to ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental disorders, head injury, dementia, neurological side effects of illnesses such as Epilepsy, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, and Cancer, psychiatric disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder, as well as pre-surgical psychological evaluations and employment pre-screening evaluations. Dr. Bengtson receives patient referrals from teachers and school districts, pediatricians, family practice physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychiatrists, attorneys, and many other professionals to help diagnose cognitive and emotional difficulties or dysfunction.

More about Dr. Bengtson

Speaker, author and doctor, Michelle is also a woman—a wife, mother and friend. She has experienced her share of trouble and trials and knows the pain of losing someone she loves as well as the despair that can follow trauma or illness.

Would you like to discuss Dr. Bengtson’s availability to speak at your church, group or organization? Please complete the form on her Speaking page.

Combining her professional expertise and personal experience with her faith, Dr. Bengtson is on a mission to instill hope in the hearts of those who are suffering from or caring for those with ADD/ADHD, learning disabilities, developmental disorders, head injuries, dementia, and the neurological side effects of illnesses such as Epilepsy, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, and Cancer, as well as psychiatric disorders such as Depression, Anxiety, and Bipolar Disorder.

Everyone goes through hard times, but you are not alone. Hope is the key to the survival of your soul. Dr. Michelle Bengtson provides sound practical tools, affirms worth, and encourages faith. She instills hope to unlock joy and relief—even in the middle of the storm.

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

~Jeremiah 29:11

Dr. Michelle Bengtson and Patient

My Passion

In my personal practice, I’ve learned to see the joys of life through traumatic situations by remembering the promise found in Jeremiah 29:11. My desire is to share this joy and encourage others to hold fast to hope. In my writings and when I speak to churches, groups and other organizations, I draw on 20 years of professional experience as a neuropsychologist and over 25 years of marriage and family life offering sound biblical advice on all types of emotional issues.

In today’s culture, many of us face relational, parental, and marital issues that can rob us of joy. My passion for writing and speaking comes from a desire to offer ways to identify these issues, understand what can be done about them, and offer help to overcome the difficulties so that we can live free, with restored hoped, looking forward to the plans God has for each of us.

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