Neuropsychology at the Centre for Pain Medicine

Clinical neuropsychology is primarily concerned with diagnosing and treating the cognitive and psychological impairments caused by organic brain damage.

Some of our cognitive functions include:

  • Attention
  • Learning and memory
  • Perception
  • Executive functions (e.g. planning, problem solving, action control, etc.)
  • Linguistic and mathematical skills
  • Social cognition 

Our treatment offers

  • The planning and implementation of custom treatment measures in line with neuropsychological therapy methods which have been proven to improve individual functional areas. Along with the improvement of neuropsychological dysfunctions, the patient’s personality, disease management strategies and social environment are taken into consideration during treatment.

  • The planning and implementation of custom treatment measures in line with neuropsychological therapy methods which have been proven to improve individual functional areas. Along with the improvement of neuropsychological dysfunctions, the patient’s personality, disease management strategies and social environment are taken into consideration during treatment.

  • Our interdisciplinary team of experts offers counselling, information and support to patients and their loved ones both during inpatient rehabilitation and in the context of their psychosocial, educational and professional reintegration - even in an outpatient setting.

  • Fitness for driving assessment from the point of view of neuropsychology (evaluation of cognitive requirements)

  • Dementia assessment from the point of view of neuropsychology

  • Creation of reports and insurance certificates

Our specialist

  • Rahel Oertli, MA

    Certified Neuropsychologist FSP

    Certified Neuropsychology Expert SIM