Mark DeVries

PhD, Licensed Psychologist

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Locations

Psychological Consultation Center
6500 Byron Center Ave SW, Suite 300
Byron Center, MI 49315

Patient Ages

  • Adult
  • Older Adult

Dr. DeVries returned to the Psychological Consultation Center in January 2009. He had previously worked at Pine Rest from 1992 to 2002. Dr. DeVries is a licensed psychologist who provides neuropsychological evaluations with a focus on early detection of dementia in adults and older adults. Dr. DeVries also provides neuropsychological evaluations of adults with history of brain injury and other medical and/or neurological disorders.

Prior to returning to Pine Rest, Dr. DeVries worked as a staff psychologist for Hope Network Rehabilitation Services in Grand Rapids. Dr. DeVries earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Calvin College, a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary’s graduate school of Psychology.

Mark DeVries participates in the Diversity Collective.

Specialties

Testing & Assessment

  • Cognitive Changes Due to Head Injury or Other Medical Conditions
  • Dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease assessments
  • Diagnostic evaluations (Clarifying Mental Health Diagnoses)
  • Memory Difficulties
  • Neuropsychological assessments
  • Psychological assessments

Articles By Mark DeVries

When Sleep and Memory Problems Co-occur: Which Came First?

When Sleep and Memory Problems Co-occur: Which Came First?

The relationship between sleep and memory/attention problems can be bi-directional. It’s sometimes not clear which is causing which, says Dr. Mark DeVries.

Memory Loss and Aging: Why it Might Not Be Dementia

Memory Loss and Aging: Why it Might Not Be Dementia

When older adults begin to notice their memory is not as sharp as it used to be, they sometimes fear they are developing dementia. This is especially true for people with a family history, who may think to themselves, “Grandma had dementia. I...

Neuropsychological Evaluation: What to Expect

Neuropsychological Evaluation: What to Expect

Dr. Mark DeVries provides an overview of what to expect at a neuropsychological evaluation so it’s less mysterious and less daunting.

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