Gabrielle Alvarez, PSYD

Gabrielle  Alvarez, PSYD

Rehabilitation Psychology

On staff since October 2019

Children's Title: Neuropsychologist

  • Gabrielle Alvarez is a neuropsychologist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Seattle Children's Hospital. She provides neuropsychological assessment and consultation services for children and teenagers managing new acquired brain injuries, and assists with developing appropriate treatment and educational plans.

    Prior to working at Seattle Children's Hospital, Dr. Alvarez received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Pacific University in Oregon. She then completed her clinical residency in pediatric neuropsychology and pediatric rehabilitation psychology at Kennedy Krieger Institute/Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and her clinical fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta/Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Alvarez enjoys providing neuropsychological care for patients with a variety of medical conditions, and has participated in research investigating neurocognitive outcomes in children who have experienced neurological or traumatic brain injuries. In her leisure time, Dr. Alvarez enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and her pets.

  • Other Publications

    • Watson WD, Lahey S, Baum KT, Hamner T, Koterba CH, Alvarez G, Chan JB, Davis KC, DiVirgilio EK, Howarth RA, Jones K, Kramer M, Tlustos SJ, Zafiris CM, Slomine BS
      The role of the Neuropsychologist across the stages of recovery from acquired brain injury: a summary from the pediatric rehabilitation Neuropsychology collaborative.
      35726723 Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence, 2022 June 21 : 1-22
    • Alvarez G, Krentzel A, Vova J, Blackwell L, Howarth R
      Pharmacologic Treatment and Early Rehabilitation Outcomes in Pediatric Patients With Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis.
      33058859 Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 2021 March : 102(3)406-412
    • Alvarez G, Suskauer SJ, Slomine B
      Clinical Features of Disorders of Consciousness in Young Children.
      30639270 Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation, 2019 April : 100(4)687-694


Medical/Professional School

Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR


Children's at Meridian Mark, Atlanta, GA