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Neuropsychologist Traumatic Injury Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Neuropsychologist Traumatic Injury, Neuropsychologist, Forensic, Forensic Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation, Psychology,

Expert Witness No.423

New York

Areas Of Interest

Forensic Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation Psychology

Education

Ph.D., Fordham University, 1986

M.S., Brooklyn College Graduate School, 1975

B.A., Lehman College, CUNY, 1973

Certification

New York License, New York School Psychologist Certificate, New Jersey Permit, National Register of Health Services Providers in Psychology

Post-Doctoral Education

1988,
Einstein College of Medicine-Bronx Psychiatric Center
Bronx, New York
Post-doctoral fellow in neuropsychology. Worked on a neuropsychiatric service with mentally ill patients who have suspected neurological problems. Performed process evaluations to delineate cognitive and behavioral impairment and for treatment planning.

Professional Experience: Psychologist

1995-Present,
A Private Hospital in New York
Staten Island, New York
Part-time position (20 hrs.) as a neuropsychologist on a post-acute head trauma inpatient unit. Adult patients with moderate to severe physical, cognitive, and behavioral impairments. Provide neuropsychological assessment and cognitive remediation. Forensic evaluations and court testimony. Individual rehabilitation counseling and group therapy. Lead a psychoeducational program for families. Consultation with staff.

1990-Present
Lakewood, New Jersey
Private practice with adults, adolescents and children who have mild to moderate brain impairment. Evaluate cognitive functioning.  Assess infants and toddlers for developmental delay. Depositions, forensic evaluations, and testimony. Treat the deficits with cognitive remediation techniques involving REHABIT, computer, and a process-specific approach. Participate in team conferences on coordinating cognitive remediation with speech, biofeedback, psychotherapy, and group.

1989-1990
Staten Island University Hospital
Staten Island, New York 10305
Established neuropsychological service on an acute rehabilitation unit of the hospital. Evaluated cognitive and emotional functioning of patients with stroke, amputation, neurological disease and head trauma.  Cognitive remediation and psychotherapy with hospital patients and outpatients. Co-led patient and family support groups with social work. Evaluated infants and toddlers as consultant to pediatric rehabilitation team.

1988
Institute for Research in Behavioral Neuroscience
New York, New York
Cognitive rehabilitation, behavioral treatment, and neuropsychological
evaluation of brain-injured outpatients.

1988
Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center
Brooklyn, New York
Senior psychologist on a team which established a neuropsychological
evaluation and treatment program in a large, metropolitan nursing
home. Provided battery evaluation of Alzheimer’s patients to establish
baseline. Conducted rehabilitation groups which focused on
atttention/concentration, orientation, memory, and judgment.

1988-1990
Fort Hamilton Clinic, South Beach Psychiatric Center
Brooklyn, New York
Individual psychotherapy in an outpatient setting. Member of a community crisis team which was responsible to assess the need for hospitalization. Supervised doctoral level student.

1975-1988
Clinical Psychology positions in adult in- and out-patient settings

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