Dr. Michael Edward Behen PHD
Psychologist | Mental Retardation & Developmental Disabilities150 Maincentre Northville MI, 48167
Michael E. Behen, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who diagnoses and treats patients at The Imagine Center for Psychological Health with offices in Detroit, Northville, and Sterling Heights, Michigan. “He initiated the center in 2008, in in the hope of creating a center that would be able to provide high quality care to children, adults, and families in Southeastern Michigan; and over the past decade, the center has grown to now provide such service to a very large number of families across the area,” states the official website of the Imagine Center for Psychological Health. Furthermore, he is a Clinical Psychologist/Neuroscientist with the Translational Imaging Center at Children's Hospital of Michigan and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Wayne State University. His work is currently funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. “Dr. Behen oversees and directly supervises all administrative and clinical operations at the Imagine Center for Psychological Health and ensures that all patients receive the highest quality of services,” states his website.
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- Local brain functional activity following early deprivation: a study of postinstitutionalized Romanian orphans.
- Abnormal brain connectivity in children after early severe socioemotional deprivation: a diffusion tensor imaging study.
- Transient hypermetabolism of the basal ganglia following perinatal hypoxia.
- Autism with facial port-wine stain: a new syndrome?
- Diffusion tensor imaging of brain plasticity after occipital lobectomy.
- Multimodality neuroimaging in Tourette syndrome: alpha-[11C] methyl-L-tryptophan positron emission tomography and diffusion tensor imaging studies.
- Focal white matter abnormalities related to neurocognitive dysfunction: an objective diffusion tensor imaging study of children with Sturge-Weber syndrome.
- Clinical outcomes in bilateral Sturge-Weber syndrome.
- Neurocognitive and behavioral correlates of non-right-handedness in internationally adopted children.
- Quantitative Assessment of Brain Networks in Children With Sturge-Weber Syndrome Using Resting State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
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Leading Clinical Psychologist, Michael E. Behen, PhD is Currently Practicing with The Imagine Center for Psychological Care
Michael E. Behen, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist and Director, Chief Executive Officer with The Imagine Center for Psychological Care, an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Wayne State University, and is affiliated with DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan.
Dr. Michael E. Behen is a highly respected and experienced Psychologist, having been in practice for over two decades. His career in medicine began in when he graduated with his Doctor of Philosophy Degree in clinical psychology from Wayne State University in Michigan. After medical school, Dr. Behen completed his clinical internship with Children’s Center of Wayne County, in Michigan. Driven to further his expertise and knowledge, he undertook his fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Michigan, PET Center.
Dr. Behen has dedicated his life to delivering compassionate care. He is determined to enhance his patients’ quality of life, providing high quality, individualized care in order to ensure the most optimal results. With a passion for his work, Dr. Behen is noted for his expertise in Comprehensive neurocognitive and behavioral evaluations and advanced multimodal brain imaging tools in order to identify the functional and structural neural correlates of various developmental (autism spectrum disorder, social communication problems, language disorder, motor problems), neurologic (Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Tuberous Sclerosis), and psychiatric (Tourette’s Disorder, depression, attention deficit problems) disorders.
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