Specialized Areas of Interest
Dr. Gorske’s clinical interests include traumatic and acquired brain injuries. He also has experience and
expertise in geriatric assessment, psychiatric disorders, and other neurological diseases. His research interests
include neuropsychology, counseling methods, psychiatric and neurological diseases
Licensed Psychologist, PA
Professional Organization Membership
American Psychological Association
Pennsylvania Psychological Association
Greater Pittsburgh Psychological Association
National Academy of Neuropsychology
American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology
Education & Training
BA, Psychology, California State University, 1989
MEd, Counseling, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
PhD, Psychology, West Virginia University, 1999
Post Graduate Training, Clinical Neuropsychology, Western Psychiatric Institute, 2000
Dr. Gorske has been an investigator and co-investigator on NIH funded research projects including his own career
development award, “Effects of Cognitive Test Feedback on Patient Adherence (DA017273-01A1).” This work led to
the publication of Collaborative Therapeutic Neuropsychological Assessment, of which Dr. Gorske is first
author. He has published in chapters and peer reviewed journals on topics related to neuropsychology, mental
health, addiction, and Motivational Interviewing.
Gorske, T., Srebalus, D., & Walls, R. (2003). Adolescents in Residential Settings: Characteristics and
Treatment Outcome. Children and Youth Services Review, Vol.25 (4), 317-326.
Douaihy, A.B., Jou, R.J., Gorske, T., & Salloum, I.M. (2003). Triple diagnosis: Dual diagnosis and HIV disease.
The AIDS Reader. Vol. 13, No. 7, 331 – 341.
Douaihy, A.B., Jou, R.J., Gorske, T., & Salloum, I.M. (2003). Triple diagnosis: Dual diagnosis and HIV disease,
Part 2. The AIDS Reader. Vol. 13, No. 8, 375 – 382.
Gorske, T., Daley, D., Yenerall, E., Morrow, L. (2006) Neuropsychological functioning and employment status in a Welfare to Work Sample. Applied Neuropsychology, Vol. 13 (3), 141 – 150.
Gorske, T., Daley, D., Yenerall, E., Morrow, L. (2006). Childhood abuse and psychiatric impairment in a sample of welfare to work women. Children and Youth Services Review, Vol. 28, 1528 – 1541.
Gorske T. (2007). Test Review: The Ruff Neurobehavioral Inventory. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 25(3), 306 - 314.
Smith, S., Wiggins, C., Gorske, T. (2007). Examining psychological assessment feedback practice. Assessment 14(3), 310 – 319.
Smith, S., Gorske, T., Wiggins, C. (2007). Use of personality assessment measures by clinical neuropsychologists. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 22(7), 867-868.
Smith, S., Gorske, T. (2007). Collaborative Therapeutic Neuropsychological Assessment. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 22(7), 905 – 905.
Gorske, T. (2007). Test Review: Koppitz Developmental Scoring System for the Bender Gestalt Test (KOPPITZ – 2). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 26, 195 - 201.
Gorske, T. (2008). Therapeutic Neuropsychological Assessment: A humanistic model and case example. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 48(3), 320 - 339.
Smith, S.R., Gorske, T.T., Wiggins, C., Little, J. (2010). Personality assessment use by Clinical Neuropsychologists. The International Journal of Testing, Vol 10 (1), 6 - 20.