Karen Brewer Mixon, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Psychiatry

Graduate Programs: Clinical Psychology


Dr. Brewer is a clinical neuropsychologist with full-time clinical and administrative duties on the inpatient psychiatry unit at University Hospital-Zale Lipshy. Clinical responsibilities include psychological and neuropsychological evaluations, group and individual psychotherapy, consultation, and program development. In addition, Dr. Brewer supervises psychiatry residents and graduate students in psychology and rehabilitation psychology at Zale Lipshy and through the Southwestern Psychotherapy Referral Service. She currently serves on various administrative committees within the Department of Psychiatry and Division of Psychology.


Undergraduate University of Texas at Arlington (), Psychology
Graduate School University of Texas Southwestern Med Ctr Dallas (1994)

Research Interests

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Caregiving and Chronic Neurological Illness
  • Cognitive Sequelae of Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Neuropsychology of Psychiatric Disorders


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Brief Recall Tasks and Memory Assessment in Alzheimer’s Disease

Kaltreider, L.B., Cullum, C.M., Lacritz, L.H., Brewer, K.K., & Filley, C.M. Applied Neuropsychology 1999 6 165-169

Anesthesia as a Possible Risk Factor for Cognitive Decline in the Elderly

Brewer, K.K., Haq, A., Cullum, C.M., & Rosenberg, R.N. Facts and Research in Gerontology 1996

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  • Professional Contribution Award
    Brain Injury Association of Texas (2005)
  • Chief Resident
    UT Southwestern Graduate Clinical Psychology Program (1991)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association