Timothy Shea, Psy.D. is a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Rehabilitation Psychology, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC). Dr. Shea is the primary consulting rehabilitation psychologist for the acute Brain Injury Unit at Dodd Hall, located on the OSUMC main campus. Psycho-education, behavioral management, capacity evaluation, adjustment to rehabilitation, and neuropsychological evaluation are common areas of consultation.
Dr. Shea performs outpatient neuropsychological evaluations for a wide range of patient populations. He specializes in mild TBI and concussion evaluation, as well as evaluation following a stroke or related neurological injury.
Dr. Shea’s research interests include investigating cognitive changes following neurological injury, in addition to exploring the impact of polypharmacy on cognitive functioning following neurological injury. He previously conducted research related to behavioral management of children diagnosed with ADHD. He also conducted research related to the management of at-risk and actively suicidal patients.
Dr. Shea earned both his master’s degree and doctoral degree in psychology from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale, FL. He is also completing a master’s degree in clinical psychopharmacology from NSU. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Dwight D. Eisenhower VA Medical Center located in Leavenworth, KS. Following internship, he completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology at the University of Michigan, in conjunction with the department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and the Rehabilitation Psychology & Neuropsychology Division.
Dr. Shea is an avid golfer, sports and wildlife photographer, and outdoor enthusiast.
Referrals to Dr. Shea can be made by calling (614) 293-3830.