About The Doctors
Roger Light, PhD, ABPP, ABCN is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and licensed clinical psychologist who currently operates a private practice in Manhattan Beach, specializing in pediatric, adult, and geriatric neuropsychology. Dr. Light is a board certified subspecialist in Pediatric Neuropsychology. Dr. Light is also fully licensed to practice in Hawaii, and has a satellite practice on the island of Maui.
A neuropsychological assessment allows for the development of a cognitive profile of an individual’s strengths and weaknesses. The integrity of the underlying brain structures associated with these strengths and weaknesses is determined by systematically evaluating cognitive, emotional, and psychological functions. This information can assist in the development of interventions to improve and maximize daily functioning at work, in school, or in home and community functions. A neuropsychological assessment provides information that can help an individual operate at their optimal level.
Dr. Light has been been providing neuropsychological services in the South Bay of Los Angeles since 1989. Dr. Light received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University in 1984 with a minor in Neural Sciences. He completed his post doctoral training in developmental neuropsychology at the UCLA Neuropsychology Institute from 1984-1986. Dr. Light is on the voluntary clinical faculty in the Department of Psychiatry as an assistant clinical professor of the UCLA Medical Psychology Assessment Center in Westwood. He served from 1986 through 2008 as the Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at Daniel Freeman and Centinela Freeman Hospitals in Inglewood working with children and adults who have received central nervous system injuries such as traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumors, infections, and other disorders.
Dr. Light is the author or coauthor of over 45 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters. His research interests have focused on brain injury recovery, attentional and executive functioning, and behavioral management of difficult clients.
Dr. Lori Zaremski, a principal professional of The Light Center, is a licensed counseling psychologist and licensed educational psychologist. She earned her doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Southern California and has been in private practice for over 25 years. Dr. Zaremski earned her Master of Science in counseling and the associated school psychologist credential from Cal State University, Long Beach. She is a Licensed Educational Psychologist (LEP) and has served as a schoolpsychologist for over 30 years. She also provides supervision and training of school psychology interns, on a part time basis.
Dr. Zaremski served on the California State Senate Select Committee on Autism task force in 2009, where she helped provide policy recommendations on the pressing issues and concerns that face families dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Zaremski has also served as a subject matter expert for licensed educational psychology with the California Board of Behavioral Science. She provided instruction in the school psychology graduate programs at California State University as well as LMU. She has been a facilitator at the Center for Positive Parenting in Manhattan Beach, where she led parent education classes and support groups. Dr. Zaremski holds California credentials in pupil personnel services and a multiple subjects teaching credential. She has also been certified in behavior intervention case management.