Dr. Rebecca J. Cicha joins Siskin Hospital

November 4, 2015

Siskin Hospital has expanded its Psychology/Neuropsychology Department with the addition of Rebecca Cicha, Ph.D.

Dr. Cicha is a Rehabilitation Psychologist and a certified provider of Cognitive Processing Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Dr. Cicha completed her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of North Dakota with initial clinical training in neuropsychological assessment, developmental disorders/disabilities, and visual impairment. As part of her graduate training program, she completed a one-year clinical internship at the Battle Creek VA Medical Center in Battle Creek, Mich. with a specialty training focus in neuropsychological assessment, assessment and treatment of PTSD, and chronic disease self-management, accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Dr. Cicha recently completed a two-year APA-accredited postdoctoral fellowship in rehabilitation psychology at the James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital in Tampa, Fla. with training emphasis in assessment and treatment of patients with spinal cord injury, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, chronic pain, traumatic brain injury, stroke, orthopedic injuries, amputation, and chronic medical illness. Dr. Cicha is a licensed psychologist and a member of Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) of the APA.

Her clinical interests include:

• Adjustment to disability and medical illness
• Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
• Cognition and cognitive impairment
• Personality assessment
• Low vision/Visual impairment
• Chronic disease self-management