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Michael Schwabenbauer Ph. D. ABPP

Clinical Psychologist

Michael Schwabenbauer PhD joined Northshore Psychological Associates in March 1998. He completed his undergraduate and graduate studies at Gannon College (1975,1981) and doctoral training at United States International University in San Diego in 1985. He also completed a predoctoral internship in Clinical Psychology at Hamot Medical Center and a post doctoral fellowship in Clinical Neuropsychology at Lake Erie Institute of Rehabilitation (LEIR) in 1986-87.
Dr. Schwabenbauer served as director of the Department of Neuropsychology at LEIR from 1989 until joining Northshore in 1998. Clinical interests include differential diagnosis of dementia, traumatic brain injury and the cognitive and emotional impact of Parkinson disease. Additional clinical focus includes neuropsychological assessment and rehabilitation psychology.
Dr. Schwabenbauer is licensed to practice psychology in Pennsylvania (1987) and board certified in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (2006). He is also certified by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology and a member of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology , American Psychological Association, Pennsylvania Psychological Association and International Neuropsychological Society.
Dr. Schwabenbauer has also served as Clinical Director of the Erie Psychological Consortium since its founding in 2003. The Consortium is a collaboration with Northshore Psychological Associates and Safe Harbor Behavioral Health and offers internship training in Clinical Psychology to qualified applicants. The Erie Psychological Consortium is accredited by the American Psychological Association.
United States International University  1985

Ph. D.  Clinical Psychology


Edinboro University of PA.     1981

M.A.  Counseling


Gannon University                 1975

B.A.  Psychology

Professional Affiliations, Designations:
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
Registant # 41141
Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards
Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology
Certificate # 2581
American Board of Professional Psychology Board
Certified in Clinical Psychology # 6217
American Psychological Association

Member Division 12 Clinical Psychology
Member Division 40 Neuropsychology
Pennsylvania Psychological Association



Alzheimer's and Frontotemporal Dementia. May 2016, Manchester Commons, Erie, PA


Neuropsychological Assessment following Stroke. May, 2015. UPMC stroke conference, Franklin PA.


Dementia Types and Treatments. May, 2015. Manchester Commons, Erie, PA.


Mild TBI and Post Concussion Syndrome. October 2011.Neurology Conference Hamot Medical Center


Depression in Clients and Caregivers. November 2008. Alzheimer’s Association. Erie Pa.


Understanding Dementia and Behavioral Interventions. April 2007. Presented with James DeMatteis MD. Annual Neurology Conference, Erie, PA


Post Stroke Depression. October 2003.

Annual Neurology Conference. Erie, PA

Professional Appointments,
Hospital Affiliations


Allied Health Professional, UPMC Hamot Medical Center

201 State Street, Erie, PA  16501


Allied Health Professional, Encompass Health  Rehabilitation Hospital of Erie

143 East 2nd. Street, Erie, PA.  16507


Allied Health Professional, Select Specialty Hospital of Erie

201 State Street, Erie, PA  16501


Allied Health Professional, St. Vincent Health Center

232 West 25th Street, Erie, PA 16544



Professional Awards:

Distinguished Contributions to the Science and Practice of Psychology:  Pennsylvania Psychological Association  2016

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