Dr. Brewer-Mixon is a clinical neuropsychologist with clinical, teaching, supervisory, and administrative duties in the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling. She is also currently serving as the Associate Director for the Applied Clinical Research Ph.D. program and directs a course in that program. Dr. Brewer-Mixon serves on various administrative faculty committees within the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling, and the Southwestern School of Health Professions. She is the Health Professions representative to the UTSW Faculty Senate and a Senate representative to the UT System Faculty Advisory Committee. 


Undergraduate School
University of Texas at Arlington (1985), Psychology
Graduate School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1994)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1996), Clinical Neuropsychology

Research Interest

  • Caregiving of persons with chronic neurological disorders
  • Evaluation of and intervention with acquired brain injury survivors
  • Interventions for anxiety in graduate students
  • Neuropsychology of psychiatric disorders


Featured Publications LegendFeatured 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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Honors & Awards

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

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association, Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) (2015)
  • American Psychological Association (1994)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 40 (Neuropsychology) (1994)
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology (1994)