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Behavioral Medicine

Medical Reviewer: Russell Addeo, PhD, ABPP-CN
Last Updated: April 9, 2024
To learn more about our behavioral medicine program, please contact us directly at (904) 345-7210 or fill out our contact form.

What is behavioral medicine?

Brooks Behavioral Medicine provides a full complement of cognitive and behavioral evaluation and therapy services related to the physical, mental and emotional recovery of our patients.

Who we serve

Individuals that have experienced a medical condition or trauma that has affected their ability to function, affecting their physical, cognitive and emotional functioning. This may include individuals with traumatic brain injury, concussions, stroke, chronic pain, spinal cord injuries, and amputations.

Brooks Behavioral Medicine Programs

Brain Injury Day Treatment Program

This CARF-accredited program offers interdisciplinary treatment for patients with brain injury to improve cognitive, physical, psychosocial and daily living functional skills to become more independent in their home, community and work.

Spinal Cord Injury & Related Disorders Day Treatment Program (SCI/D)

This program is an interdisciplinary rehabilitation program designed to provide intense therapy for patients who have had a spinal cord injury or similar neurological impairment.

Neuropsychological Evaluations

These comprehensive evaluations assess the cognitive and emotional status of our patients in order to assist with diagnosis and treatment plans.

Psychotherapy Services

Psychotherapy is provided as behavioral medicine therapy for treatment of emotional distress and adjustment issues related to the onset of the medical condition.

Driving Evaluations

Our driver rehabilitation program includes a comprehensive clinical evaluation, which includes office testing and an on-the-road assessment in our dual control vehicle. Driving training is also available if needed.

Cognitive Rehabilitation

Cognitive rehabilitation provides therapeutic interventions to improve attention, problem solving, and memory skills that are often associated with an injury to the brain.

Functional Capacity Evaluations

Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE) are comprehensive assessments that provide detailed information about an individual’s ability related to daily functions including the ability to return to his or her previous level of employment.

What to expect

Evaluations and treatment services within Behavioral Medicine focus on the whole person physically, cognitively and emotionally to help achieve the highest level of recovery and participation in life.

Why choose Brooks?


The behavioral medicine team has a high level of experience, training, and excellent credentials to provide exceptional evaluations and treatment.

Our team

Our Behavioral Medicine team includes psychologists, neuropsychologists, speech therapists, occupational therapists, physical therapists, certified driving evaluators, psychometrists, and cognitive rehabilitation therapists.

Connect with us

To obtain more information about the services provided please contact us directly at (904) 345-7210 or [email protected].

Medical Reviewer

Russell Addeo, PhD, ABPP-CN

Director of Behavioral Medicine (BBM)
Dr. Addeo is the director of Behavioral Medicine at Brooks Rehabilitation and is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist practicing in outpatient neurorehabilitation settings. He completed his training in clinical psychology and neuropsychology at the University of Florida, where he obtained his Ph.D.in 1995. He completed his internship/fellowship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He is a pediatric and adult neuropsychologist by training and obtained his Board Certification in Neuropsychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. He has various publications and research activities, and his practice focuses on the rehabilitation population, traumatic brain injury, and legal/forensic neuropsychology.
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