Vivian L Begali, PsyD, LCP, FACPN-ABN, ABPP Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Independent Practice
  • Phone: 804 639 6691
  • Cell: 804 314 3573
  • Fax: 804-639-5584
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Other Locations: Richmond, VA

Specialty 1: Neuropsychology

Specialty 2: Psychology

Specialty Focus: Dr. Begali is a licensed clinical psychologist and double board certified. She has over 25 years of clinical experience in the treatment and neuropsychological assessment of neurological and psychiatric conditions (dementia, concussion/TBI, stroke, MS, PTSD, toxic exposure, pain, WC work injury). Neuropsychological IMEs are used to qualify and quantify dysfunction for disability determination, capacity assessment, fitness for duty, security clearance, and in medico-legal cases.

Medical School: Sheltering Arms Rehabilitation Hospital

License(s): VA

  • 14 years performing IMEs
  • 100 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 40 times

IME Certification: SEAK

IME Training: SEAK and National Academy of Neuropsychology

Additional Information

Dr. Vivian Begali is board certified in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABPN). She provides clinical care and neuropsychological assessments, IMEs, peer reviews, forensic neuropsychological evaluations for diagnostic and disability determination, cognitive capacity related to competency, fitness for duty and security clearance, readiness to return to work, legal capacity assessment, and neuropsychological consultation. IMEs include case review; record review; consultation; and measurement of neurocognitive and psychological/psychiatric status; mood, personality; attention/concentration, mental status, and validity/effort/response bias and credibility. Opinions are provided regarding differential diagnosis, neurocognitive status and prognosis, etiology, functionality, and treatment planning. Evaluations are conducted in a private practice office in Midlothian or Richmond, VA. Dr. Begali has published on topics such as pediatric and adult neuropsychological injury, TBI, dementia, neuropsychology, and capacity.