About Christopher Fisher, PhD, BCN

Christopher Fisher, PhD is a Licensed Psychologist in Texas and maintains a private practice in Corpus Christi, Texas. He is also Board Certified in Neurofeedback (BCN) by BCIA. Dr. Fisher provides services as a Professional Corporation in Texas (Christopher Fisher, PhD, PC).

Christopher Fisher, PhD

Christopher Fisher, PhD

Dr. Fisher received a PhD in Clinical Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine (APA-approved program) from University of North Texas (UNT), a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Texas – San Antonio.

Dr. Fisher’s PhD program adapted a biopsychosocial approach to psychological assessment and treatment with an emphasis in psychophysiology, behavioral health, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, neurofeedback, quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG), and peripheral biofeedback. Dr. Fisher also attended UNT-Health Science Center (UNT’s medical school) as a part of a consortium agreement where he received training in peripheral biofeedback and basic and clinical pharmacology. Dr. Fisher is trained to work with clinical psychology patients as well as with medical patients.

About: Occupational
Christopher Fisher, PhD, PC (2011 – present)
Psychologist in private practice. Dr. Fisher provides a range of psychological services, including psychological assessment, psychological treatment (individual and group therapy), neurofeedback, biofeedback, and QEEG. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and emotional disturbance disability assessments are provided for active duty military personnel and veterans. These disability examinations are often conducted as a part of the veteran’s application for compensation and/or pension (C&P) with Department of Veterans’ Affairs (Veteran’s Administration), also known as the VA.

QTC Medical Group (2011 – present)
Provide post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and emotional disturbance disability assessments for active duty military personnel and veterans. These disability examinations are often conducted as a part of the veteran’s application for compensation and/or pension (C&P) with Department of Veterans’ Affairs (Veteran’s Administration), also known as the VA.

About: License/Certifications
Licensed Psychologist in the State Of Texas
BCIA Board Certified in Neurofeedback (BCN)
Certificate of Proficiency in Continuing Medical Education for Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES)

Education
PhD in Clinical Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from University of North Texas (2010)
Master’s of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Texas A&M – Corpus Christi (2005)
Bachelor’s Of Arts in Psychology from University of Texas – San Antonio (1996)

About: Clinical Training (Partial)

Post-Doctoral Internship (2010 – 2011) – University of North Texas
Dr. Fisher completed his required 1-year post-doctoral training at UNT within three primary rotations, including at (1) UNT outpatient clinic that helped individuals with mental illness obtain and maintain employment as well as provided individual therapy for UNT students and faculty (2) Sante Center for Healing, an in-patient treatment facility for those with substance abuse and addictions, where he provided neurofeedback and brief counseling, and (3) Neurotherapy Associates of Texas where he provided neurofeedback and counseling services to children and adults with a wide range of diagnoses, such as autism, Asperger’s disorder, bulimia, depression, and anxiety. Dr. Fisher also served one semester as adjunct faculty at UNT where he taught an undergraduate counseling course with emphasis on Solution Focused Therapy, and a graduate level peripheral biofeedback course.

Internship (2009 – 2010) – Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation
Dr. Fisher completed his internship year at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, a consistently, nationally-ranked hospital in Dallas, Tx, in the department of Neuropsychology. During his year-long training, Dr. Fisher’s rotations included treatment and assessment of patients with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, migraine headache, chronic pain, and other neurocognitive difficulties in in-patient and out-patient settings. Treatments were delivered in individual, group, and family formats.

UNT Neurotherapy Lab (2005 – 2009)
Dr. Fisher was a student and eventually senior staff at this nationally recognized neurofeedback training facility. He was trained by Eugenia Bodenhamer-Davis, Ph.D. Dr. Davis is an internationally recognized and award-winning educator in the field of neurofeedback. The UNT Neurotherapy Lab offered neurofeedback (and talk therapy) for children and adults with a variety of conditions, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), austim, Asperger’s disoder, panic attacks, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain.

Driscoll Children’s Hospital (2005)
Dr. Fisher completed a 7-month practicum internship rotation at Driscoll Children’s Hospital in Corpus Christi, Texas within the pediatric outpatient behavioral clinic. He primarily provided psychological assessment of children with various behavioral and development disorders, such as anxiety, depression, anger, and pervasive developmental disorders. He also occasionally provided individual and family talk therapy.

Additional Clinical Training
Dr. Fisher obtained additional training in several other clinical psychology settings and health facilities during his PhD training. These experiences included working with patients with common psychological disorders (depression, anxiety, etc.) in a psychology clinic, providing individual and group therapy for substance abuse, and providing behavioral medicine services for physicians and their patients in a health and wellness clinic.

Research
(1) QEEG-Based Neurofeedback for Treatment of Substance Abuse: A Sample of Current Practices and Preliminary Results of a Case Series (UNT, 2008)
(2) Electroencephalographic Phenotype Classification in a Substance Abuse Population: Preliminary Results of a Case Series (UNT, 2009)
(3) Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury And Post-Concussion Syndrome (UNT, 2010)
(4) Anxiety, Depression, and Sleep Disorders: Their Relationship and Reduction With Neurotherapy (UNT, 2010)

Editorial/Publishing
Dr. Fisher was the technical editor for the book, Neurofeedback and State Regulation in ADHD: A Therapy Without Medication, by Werner Van den Bergh, M.D. (BMED Press).

Award/Distinctions
BCIA Francine Butler Scholarship Award for “Most Promising Student in the Field of Neurofeedback,” 2009.
The National Scholars Honor Society, 2008
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, 2008
Psi Chi National Honorary Society in Psychology, 2004
National Dean’s List 1993-1994



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