About Dr. Christine Baser
Dr. Baser began her career as an R.N. and was drawn to the specialty of psychiatric nursing. After obtaining in-patient mental health unit experience, she decided to attend graduate school and become a clinical psychologist. As a psychologist, Dr. Baser has combined her interest and background in medical arts with psychology through a specialization in neuropsychology. Training in neuropsychology was obtained at UCSD Medical Center through pre-doctoral and post-doctoral internships, a post-doctoral fellowship, and a staff position. Dr. Baser maintains an affiliation with UCSD Medical School as a volunteer clinical instructor.
Entering private practice in 1988, Dr. Baser worked in a variety of clinical settings with a broad range of clientele, providing psychotherapy, neuropsychological evaluation, cognitive rehabilitation, and consultation. As a neuropsychologist she has provided clinical services for in-patient, out-patient, residential, and community treatment settings. Currently her practice includes treatment of mood disorders, anxiety disorders, neurobehavioral disorders, troubled relationships, and adjustment to life stressors, illness, or loss. Dr. Baser provides comprehnsive neuropsychological evaluations as well as screening assessment or baseline assessment of cognition. Sports concussion assessment and management is available, and Dr. Baser is trained in the use of ImPACT, a specialized sports concussion test battery. Through her years of clinical practice Dr. Baser has served as an expert witness numerous times in legal cases where neurobehavioral disorders and disability were involved.
Dr. Baser strives to help each person meet their needs and achieve a balanced life. Her interests in cooking, travel, sports, exercise, and piano, along with time spent with family and friends provide renewal and support that she passes on to others. Each person is unique, each journey significant.