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    London Butterfield, Ph.D.     Psychological  Intern        Neuropsychological Assessment

    supervised by Ernest J. Bordini, Ph.D.                                                          Adult Psychotherapy                               

    Dr. Bordini   -    Dr. Cummings  -  Dr. Romero                             


    Specializing in Neuropsychological Assessment
    and Adolescent and Adult Psychotherapy

    London Butterfield  Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida Staff Photo

    click here for London Butterfield, Ph.D. Vita
       2013  Ph.D.,  University of South Florida, Tampa,                                   
       Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology track (APA-accredited)
       Dissertation: Apathy in Parkinson’s Disease: A Behavioral Intervention
       Faculty Advisor: Cynthia R. Cimino, Ph.D.
       2013  Psychology Intern
                 Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida, Gainesville
                 Practicum through University of South Florida
                 Neuropsychological Assessment, Adult and Adolescent Therapy
    2011     Psychology Internship, Neuropsychology track (APA-accredited)
    -2012    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL   
                 Center of Movement Disorder & Neurorestoration
                 Memory Disorders Clinic
                 Adult ADHD/LD Clinic
                 Adult Neuropsychology
                 Pediatric Neuropsychology & Psychoeducational Assessment Clinic
    2008      Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology,
                  Neuropsychology track (APA-accredited)           
                  University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
                  Thesis:  The influence of apathy and depression on cognitive
                  functioning in Parkinson’s disease
                 Clinical NeuropsychologyTrainee 2006-08, 2010-11
                 Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence, USF Medical Clinics, Tampa, FL
                 Neuropsychology Practicum Intern       
                 Fall 2009       James A. Haley VA, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Tampa, FL
                 Spring 2007   Rehabilitation Center, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL
                 Clinical Psychology/Neuropsychology Trainee 2005-11
                 Psychological Services Center (PSC), USF, Tampa, FL
                 Florida Center for Survivors of Torture at the PSC
                 Adult Neuropsychology practicum at the PCS
                 The W.E.L.L.N.E.S.S. Program at the PSC
                  Psychometrist Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL   2005-2006
                  Clinical Neuropsychologist Trainee   Spring 2002
                  Institute of Psychiatry, King's College
                  & The Maudsley Hospital, London, England
    2002     Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Magna Cum Laude              
                 Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
                 Independent Research: Effects of Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB) on
                 working memory in the Long Evans rat


       English  and intermediate fluency in Spanish

        Diversity Committee at USF 2004 – 2010, Co-President 2008 –
        International Neuropsychological Society (INS), 2003 – present  
        American Psychological Association (APA), 2002 – present
        Student Association of Psychological Science (APS), 2006 –
        Psi Chi National Honor Society, 1998




       Signature Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience (SIPIN)
       Student Travel Award (USF, 2011)
       Psychology Student Travel Award (USF, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,  
       Clinical Alumni Award for Citizenship for 2008 (USF, 2008)
       Tom Tighe Graduate Student Research Award (USF, 2007)
       Outstanding Service Award in Psychology (Rollins College, 2002)


    Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida, P.A., Gainesville, Florida

    Emphasis in Neuropsychological Assessment
    Ernest J. Bordini, Ph.D., supervisor

    London Butterfield, Ph.D.

    London Butterfield, Ph.D. joins us as an advanced doctoral psychology intern at Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida while completing her doctoral training in clinical psychology and neuropsychology at the University of South Florida.  She is anticipating the defense of her doctoral dissertation involving Parkinson's disease in the Fall of 2013. Her doctoral research focused on increasing motivation, initiative, and mood in individuals with Parkinson’s disease through the use of goal-setting and personal coaching.

    London Butterfield, Ph.D received her graduate training in neuropsychology and clinical psychology at the University of South Florida in Tampa, with further neuropsychological training during her internship at the University of Florida.

    Dr. Butterfield specializes in neuropsychological assessment of adults and has particular interest in memory disorders, Parkinson's Disease, acquired brain injury, and early dementia.  She has expertise in performing neuropsychological evaluations of dementia, she assists in providing evaluations of ADHD, Learning Disability and evaluations for rehabilitation planning under the supervision of Ernest Bordini, Ph.D.  She has particular expertise in assessment of memory disorders, movement disorders, traumatic brain injury, learning disorders, and various psychiatric conditions.

    In addition to clinical and neuropsychological assessments London Butterfield, Ph.D. has several years of experience providing psychotherapy for a range of psychological issues, including depression, bipolar disorder, various anxiety disorders (e.g., specific phobia, test anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), generalized anxiety), and eating disorders.  She assists in individuals in adjustment related to bereavement/grief, major life changes, loss of functioning or independent living due to neurodegenerative disease (e.g., dementia, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease), brain injury, or simply due to normal aging.

    Dr. Butterfield has training and research medical psychology experience in a variety of national and international hospitals and medical centers including the J.A. Haley Veteran's Medical Center, Tampa, FL, UF and Shands Hospital and Clinics, the University of Pennsylvania/Abramson Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, Center for the Study of International Languages and Cultures at USF, Tampa, FL, the Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence, USF Medical Clinics, Tampa, FL, the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College & The Maudsley Hospital, London, England, the Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa, FL and the Rehabilitation Center, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL.

    She also has extensive experience providing genetic counseling to individuals at genetic risk for Huntington’s disease and in implementing programs to assist Parkinson's patients expand range of activities and quality of life. She has had specialized training in working with asylum-seeking individuals or refugees who have fled their country due to political or religious persecution and have experienced trauma.

    London Butterfield, Ph.D. has provided therapy to individuals across the age span and is currently seeing adolescents, adults, and older adults prior to age 65 (unfortunately due to changes in the Medicare system we are no longer seeing Medicare-eligible individuals). Her psychotherapeutic approach is eclectic but largely cognitive-behavioral in nature. Her goal for all clients is to help them identify and achieve personal goals by empathically exploring and understanding life history and teaching specific life tools and strategies.


    Clinical Psychology Associates of North Central Florida Articles by London Butterfield, Ph.D.





    Professional Publications and Manuscripts


    Butterfield, L., Oelke, L., Cimino, C., Sanchez-Ramos, J., & Hauser, R. (2010). The independent influence of apathy and depression on cognitive functioning in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychology, 24(6),721-730.

    Oelke, L.E., Cimino, C.R., Butterfield, L.C., & Benbadis, S.R. (in preparation). Self- and informant-reports of subjective memory in patients in Temporal Lobectomy patients.

    Shapiro, P. J., Butterfield, L. C., Biester, R. C., Jacobs, L. A., Palmer, S.C., Coyne, J.C., & Vaughn, D. J. (in preparation). Executive function deficits and quality of life in long-term survivors of testicular cancer.

    Shapiro, P. J., Butterfield, L. C, Beister, R. C., Coyne, J. C.,  & Vaughn, D. J. (in preparation). Crossing Domains: Neurocognitive function and quality of life in men with prostate cancer.

    Butterfield, L.C., Cimino, C.R., Oelke, L.E., & Benbadis, S.R. (in preparation). Mood and ratings of subjective memory change uniquely influence quality of life in patients post Temporal Lobectomy.

    Oelke, L., Butterfield, L., Cimino, C., Sanchez-Ramos, J., & Hauser, R. (in preparation). Unique effects of anxiety and depression on cognitive functioning in Parkinson’s disease.

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