Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Private Practice – Tampa, Florida 1978 to present
  • Dr. Hoffman is a clinical psychologist who practices in the areas of clinical neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology. This includes evaluating and treating patients for brain impairment and the emotional effects of physical illnesses and injuries, assessing their restrictions and limitations, and evaluating their suitability for employment, and how well they would “fit” in various job settings. This also includes an active practice in general psychotherapy.
  • President, Florida Psychological Association, 1997-1998
  • Appointed to the Board of Psychological Examiners by Florida Governor, November 2000, with responsibility to oversee the activities of all licensed psychologists in the state of Florida.
  • Board of Psychology Probable Cause Panel Chairman – 2002
  • Chairman – Ad Hoc Child Custody Rules Revision Committee – 2002
  • Vice-Chair, Florida Board of Psychology – November 2003
  • Chairman – Florida Board of Psychology – January 2005
  • Chairman Florida Board of Psychology January 2008
  • Diplomate American Board of Professional Neuropsychology


  • American Psychological Association
  • Florida Psychological Association
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology-Professional Member
  • International Neuropsychological Society


  • Hoffman, Richard A.: On the Constructive Expression of Anger. Paper presented at the meeting of the Florida Psychological Association, Orlando, May 1977.
  • Hoffman, Richard A., Kirwin, P.M., Rouzer, D.L.: Facilitating Generalization in Assertiveness Training. Manuscript accepted for publication, 1979
  • Hoffman, Richard A.: Evaluating the Emotional Effects of Physical Illnesses and Injuries. Presented at the Bay Pines VA Hospital, July 25, 1997
  • Invited Panelist, 1st International Update on RSD/CRPS, February 2nd and 3rd, 2002, Tampa, FL. Presented by Tampa General Hospital and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association. Sponsored by University of South FloridaCollege of Medicine.
  • Hoffman, Richard A., Moderator, 60 minute videotape Children with RSD.