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Dr. Brewer-Mixon is a Professor and clinical neuropsychologist with administrative, teaching, research, supervisory, and clinical duties in the Department of Applied Clinical Research. Clinically, she offers neuropsychological evaluations and neuropsychotherapy interventions to persons with neurological and/or functional disorders. In addition, she offers a psychotherapy elective for  residents in the Psychiatry residency program. Her teaching consists of directing courses in the PhD program as well as lecturing in several other departments on campus. Administratively, she is currently serving as the Program Director for the Applied Clinical Research Ph.D. program. Dr. Brewer-Mixon also currently serves on various administrative faculty committees within the Department of Applied Clinical Research and the School of Health Professions, including chairing the Academic Affairs Committee. 


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

Research Interest

  • Functional Neurological Disorders
  • Treatment of Anxiety in Parkinson's Disease
  • Well-being of Care Partners for Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors


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A Brief Intervention Reduces Student Anxiety.
S. Shearin J. Wang J. Reisch and K. Brewer Mixon The Clinical Teacher 2023
Rasch Analysis of the Behavioral Assessment Screening Tool for Adolescents (BAST-A) in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
B. Wright S.B. Juengst K. Brewer-Mixon C.M. Cullum K. Wilmoth and L. Terhorst Journal of Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Mental Health 2023
Level of Performance Accuracy for Core Halstead-Reitan Measures by Pooling Normal Controls from Published Studies: Comparison with Existing Norms in a Clinical Sample
Greer, S.E., Cannici, J. P., Brewer, K.K., & Pennett, D.L. Perceptual & Motor Skills 2010 111 (1) 3-18
Long-Term Planning for Individuals with Chronic Disability: A Guide for Families
Seaton, D., Brewer, K., Farrell, H.C., Brewer, S.C., Green, D., & Pharis, D. Booklet published by the Seaton Foundation Spring 2004
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

  • Clinical Excellence Award
    Award given by the School of Health Professions for longstanding excellence in clinical care (2022)
  • Inducted into Alpha Eta Honor Society
    National health professions honor society (2021)
  • UTSW School of Health Professions Professional Contribution Award
    Given annually to a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in leadership & service to the School of Health Professions and to UTSW (2020)
  • Professional Contribution Award
    Brain Injury Association of Texas (2005)
  • Chief Resident
    UT Southwestern Graduate Clinical Psychology Program (1991-1992)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association (1994)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) (2015)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 40 (Neuropsychology) (1994)
  • Association of Schools Advancing Health Professions (2020)
  • Functional Neurological Disorders Society (2020)
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology (1994)