Models and Programs of the Center for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Fifteen Years Experience
  • Lance E. Trexler
  • Rebecca Eberle
  • Giuseppe Zappalá
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


The Center for Neuropsychological Rehabilitation (CNR) is a department of Community Hospitals Indianapolis. It was founded in 1983, and has enjoyed a leadership role in the field of postacute brain injury rehabilitation. It was developed at a time when patients with acquired brain injury received inpatient rehabilitation for sometimes 6 to 12 months, but thereafter were left without resources to facilitate reintegration into their relationships, communities, or place of employment. The program was developed with many of the program structures and characteristics of a holistic neuropsychological rehabilitation program described in Chapter 9, this volume. Several developmental concepts were central to our program and merit further elaboration.


Traumatic Brain Injury Brain Injury Rehabilitation Process Compensatory Strategy Therapeutic Alliance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lance E. Trexler
    • 1
  • Rebecca Eberle
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Zappalá
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Neuropsychological RehabilitationIndianapolisUSA
  2. 2.Division of NeurologyGaribaldi HospitalCataniaItaly

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