Dr. Lynette McKeon
Dr. Lynette McKeon is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in neuropsychology who works with patients with traumatic brain injuries, stroke, dementia, epilepsy, ADHD, learning disabilities and many other brain afflictions. She is the head of neuropsychological services at Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health - Somerset (RWJBH-S) in Somerville, NJ and works closely with many local neurologists, psychiatrists, and family physicians. She is a certified ImPACT consultatant with specialty training in concussion evaluation and management. She is also the assistant neuropsychology consultant for the New York Giants, providing baseline and post-concussion evaluations to aid in return to play decisions. In addition, Dr. McKeon works with several area school districts by providing supplemental test data as needed to aid in the development of individualized education plans for their students.
In addition to private practice, Dr. McKeon co-leads a monthly brain injury support group for the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey and provides presentations for various organizations. She is a former adjunct professor at Rutgers University in the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, where she taught an Introduction to Neuropsychological Assessment course and continues to provide practicum training and supervision to psychology graduate students.
Dr. McKeon completed her undergraduate training at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, OH and postgraduate training at Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies in Fort Lauderdale, FL, where she received her masters and doctorate degrees in clinical psychology. While at Nova Southeastern University, Dr. McKeon received specialized training in neuropsychology under Dr. Charles Golden, one of the pioneers in the field of neuropsychology. She completed her internship in neuropsychology and rehabilitation medicine at Mount Sinai/NYU Medical Center in NYC, and her postdoctoral fellowship at the Neurobehavioral Institute of New Jersey in Raritan, NJ.
Dr. McKeon served as clinical director at the Neurobehavioral Institute of NJ for five years before launching into her own private practice.
Dr. McKeon is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), and the New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA). She is a former president and current member of the Somerset-Hunterdon Psychological Association (SHPA).
Dr. Slapa received her doctorate degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. For the past 20 years she has worked in private practices with focus of treatment on depression, anxiety, and trauma related issues. Dr. Slapa's particular area of interest is brain injury and the adjustment issues related to change in level of functioning and in coping with emotional and behavioral symptoms.
Dr. Lisa Slapa
Dr. Brian Schopfer
Dr. Schopfer is a certified school psychologist and a licensed psychologist in New Jersey. He enlisted in the New Jersey Army National Guard in February of 2002 as a mechanic with the 3/112 Field Artillery while he was a senior in high school. He attended Basic Training at Fort Benning, Georgia and Advanced Individual Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Following his Advanced Individual Training, he attended Union County College (UCC) for approximately one year before his National Guard unit was mobilized in 2004 and he was cross-trained as a Military Police Soldier. He spent the following year and a half as a patrolman in Schweinfurt, Germany, where he responded to a number of different incidents, including traffic accidents, thefts, and assaults. When he returned home in 2006, he resumed his studies at UCC where he earned an Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice. He then transferred to Rutgers University where he graduated summa cum laude in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science and double majored in Criminal Justice and Psychology.
Dr. Schopfer was then accepted into the Combined School and Clinical Psychology doctoral program offered by Kean University. Following his first year of graduate school, Dr. Schopfer again placed his studies on hold to deploy to Kabul, Afghanistan with the 508th Military Police Company. While deployed, he acted as the Force Protection COR, where he was responsible for several millions of dollars’ worth of base defense equipment and personnel. During this deployment, he also participated in numerous mounted and dismounted combat patrols. When he returned home in the summer of 2013, Dr. Schopfer immediately resumed his education. After twelve years of service, Dr. Schopfer was honorably discharged from the military in 2014 and went on to earn a Master’s of Arts in Educational Psychology later that year.
During his doctoral training, he completed practicum externships at the Ronald Reagan Academy in Elizabeth, The Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in West Orange, and Bancroft NeuroRehab in Hillsborough. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Staten Island University Hospital in 2017, where he worked in both inpatient and outpatient settings, conducting psychotherapy as well as both brief and comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations. He then completed his two year, post-doctoral training at New Jersey Brain Care, where he continues working as an independent contractor.
Dr. Albert Sultan
Dr. Albert Sultan is a licensed psychologist, originally from Monmouth, New Jersey. Albert earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Political Science at Rutgers University and went on to earn his master’s degree in School Psychology from Brooklyn College. He returned to Rutgers as a student of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology to attain his doctoral degree (Psy.D.) in Psychology. He gained valuable evaluation experience serving patients as a member of the Rutgers Psychological Clinic Assessment Team. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Stevens University Counseling Center, facilitating outreach programs for students interested in psychoeducation and providing individual psychotherapy to attending students experiencing anxiety, depression, disordered eating and other various issues.
To gain more experience in neuropsychology, he worked for over a year as a psychometrician at New Jersey Brain Care, before beginning his post-doctoral fellowship in May 2018. His professional interests include the assessment of neurodegenerative diseases, sports concussions and neurodevelopmental disorders. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, reading, playing sports, and is an avid fan of the Yankees, Knicks and Giants.
Kathy has been working as a cognitive rehabilitation therapist in a career that has spanned decades! She has had the pleasure of working in a variety of private practices across the state of New Jersey and is thrilled to reunite with Dr. McKeon at New Jersey Brain Care. In addition to this practice, Kathy also serves as the Assistant Director in the Office of Disability Services for Rutgers University.
Kathy Loder- Murphy, CPC
Joanna is the administrative assistant for New Jersey Brain Care who handles all patient intakes, insurance verifications, billing, coding, and other office tasks. She is a second-year student in the Masters of Health Administration program at Rutgers University, graduating this upcoming May. Joanna also obtained her undergraduate degree in Public Health with a certificate in Management at Rutgers. Currently, she is a member of the RWJ Office Managers Association as well as the Professional Developer for the Graduate Society of Healthcare Leaders at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy.