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280 Madison Ave, Suite 1402, New York, NY 10016
Phone: (917) 865-5066
Email: jhirschphd@nyc.rr.com

Role of the clinical neuropsychologist

To evaluate individuals with known and suspected brain disorders who have difficulties in memory, attention, language or other cognitive functions.

What are some disorders that I typically assess?
  • Alzheimer's disease and other dementias
  • Epilepsy
  • Head trauma (AKA traumatic brain injury, concussion)
  • Attention deficit (hyperactivity) disorder (ADD, ADHD)
  • Learning disabilities
Some reasons people consult a psychotherapist
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Low self-esteem
  • Stress or PTSD
  • Grief
  • Difficulties at work or school
  • Problems with relationships
  • Problems with identity
  • Pain or other somatic difficulties
Forensic evaluations
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Neuropsychology
  • General psychology
  • Independent Medical Examiner

For more information, please feel free to contact me.


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