Theodore Wasserman Ph.D, A.B.P.P., A.B.Pd.N.

Biography

Theodore_WassermanDr. Wasserman is board certified in clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and board certified in pediatric neuropsychology by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology. He is a member of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology and the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology as a result of these board certifications. Dr. Wasserman, a Licensed Psychologist in the State of Florida, completed his doctorate at Hofstra University in 1974. He completed a one-year internship in pediatric neuropsychology at North Shore University Medical Center. Postdoctoral training was completed in Cognitive Behavior Therapy at the Institute for Advanced Study of Rational Psychotherapy under the supervision of Albert Ellis PHD. Dr. Wasserman holds memberships in the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Society and the American Psychological Association. He is a founding member and past president of American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology. Dr. Wasserman was formerly the associate dean for teaching and learning at the Institute for Achievement and Learning at Lynn University where he specialized in research designed to improve the instructional methodology for children with a variety of learning disorders. He was also the section chief of psychology of Palm Beach County’s Head and Spinal Cord Injury Program located at St. Mary’s Medical Center, in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Dr. Wasserman has contributed chapters to various books on clinical issues related to family law, autism, attention deficit disorder and learning disorders. Topics of published papers include children’s development, attention, language and executive function, behavior management and cognitive behavior therapy. He has given invited lectures and provided consultation regarding pediatric neuropsychology throughout the United States and internationally.

Forensically, Dr. Wasserman has been retained in civil matters, custodial disputes, the preparation of time sharing plans and related family matters where the lives of children with and without disabilities are impacted. Areas of specialization include developmental psychology of young children, attentional difficulties, learning disorders and their impact on school function, Autism, Asperger’s Disorder, atypical developmental delays, seizures, traumatic brain injury and child abuse.