Joshua Barras



Joshua Barras

Department Faculty

  • Campus:
  • Downtown Chicago
Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Address Map of 325 N Wells St Chicago IL 60654
Office 350
325 N Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60654

Dr. Barras is a board certified neuropsychologist with offices in Skokie and Chicago. He graduated from Brandeis University before earning his doctorate at Northern Illinois University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and was a lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry at Northwestern University Medical School from 1983-1994. He is presently an associate professor in the doctoral program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

Dr. Barras specializes in neuropsychological evaluation and therapy with adult and geriatric patients. He is a member of the medical staff at Skokie Hospital and Evanston Hospital, and at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehabilitation. He is a consulting neuropsychologist for the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Federal Aviation Administration, and local law enforcement.

Education History
Degree Institution Year
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP Advanced studies in neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago 1983-84
PH.D. Clinical Psychology Northern Illinois University (APA Approved) 1983
M.A. Clinical Psychology Northern Illinois University 1980
B.A. Psychology magna cum laude Brandeis University 1978
Illinois Registration #071-003218
Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise
Aging/Adult Development Alzheimer's/Dementias
Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Assessment/Psychological Testing
Cognitive Disorders
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness
Neuropsychology/Neuroscience Clinical Neuroscience
Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Psychoanalysis

Barras, J. (2008). The neuropsychological examination.Lane Medical Litigation Guide. Eagan, MN: Thomson West.

Barras, J., Pasquale, C., & Blendonohy, P. (1992).Crossed aphasia in a patient with a subcortical lesion.Paper Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 54thAnnual Assembly, San Francisco, CA.

Barras, J. (1989). The benefits of psychological screening of public safety personnel.Criminal Justice in the Americas, 2(1).

Barras, J., & Grush, J. (1981).The influence of dispositional and situational factors on aggressive behavior.Paper presented at the meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Detroit, MI.

Barras, J., & Chellsen, J. (1980).The assessment and modification of behavior problems in a profoundly retarded population.Paper presented at the Dixon Developmental Center, Dixon, IL.