Theodore Wasserman, B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
Theodore Wasserman is currently the associate dean at the Institute for Achievement and Learning at Lynn University, where he is responsible for directing the activities of the Institute for Achievement and Learning Research and Psychoeducational Center. The activities include the development of the Institute Fellows Program, a faculty development program, and conducting empirical reviews and validation studies of the Institute activities.
Wasserman, a pediatric Neuropsychologist, completed his doctorate at Hofstra University in 1974. His combined degree was in School/Clinical Psychology, coupled with a one-year internship in pediatric neuropsychology at North Shore University Medical Center in Manhasset Long Island, NY. His doctoral training was completed in cognitive behavior therapy at the Institute for Advanced Study of Rational Psychotherapy in New York City.
He is a founding member and current president of ABPdN, is a founding member of the Child Custody Group and is licensed in Florida. Wasserman was formerly the section chief of psychology and psychology chief of the head and spinal cord injury program at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida. He was also a founder and organizer of the World Conference of Pediatric Neuropsychology.
Wasserman sees children from the ages of 0–18, with a full range of medical and developmental anomalies. He is particularly interested in attention and learning disorders and their impact on school function, Autism, Asperger’s Disorder, atypical developmental delays, seizures, and traumatic brain injury. He is regularly retained and appointed in both civil matters, providing expertise to the court to help in determining the extent or existence of neurological and psychological impairment in forensic matters.
Wasserman has contributed chapters to various books on Autism, Child Custody Issues and School Psychological Practice. He has numerous published papers on subject children’s attention, language and executive function, behavior management and cognitive behavior therapy. He has served on the faculty at the Hofstra University. He has also given invited lectures or provided consultations regarding pediatric neuropsychology throughout the U.S. and internationally. Wasserman is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Society and the American Psychological Association.
- B.A., George Washington University
- M.A. Hofstra University
- Ph.D., Hofstra University
- Psychological tests and measurement
- Dialogues of Learning
Areas of Scholarship and Professional Practice
- American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology
- American Board of Professional Psychology