About Dr. Sarita Schapiro:|
Dr. Schapiro is a licensed psychologist and nationally certified school psychologist who completed her graduate training in Clinical and Professional Psychology at Hahnemann University and the University of Pennsylvania. She continued her post-doctoral training in Clinical Neuropsychology. She specializes in evaluating and treating neuropsychological, psychological and psycho-educational disabilities (including ADHD, LD, and brain injury). She works with young children, adolescents and adults providing coaching, remediation, and cognitive rehabilitation using behavioral, educational, play, and practical strategies and techniques. Dr. Schapiro’s therapeutic work with children also focuses on behavior management and guidance for parents in developing effective positive home environments that will promote and increase behavioral compliance among children of all ages. Her practice also includes individual and couples therapy for adults.
Dr. Schapiro’s extensive experience includes work in community and rehabilitation settings, public and private schools. She has directed and designed special education programs and rehabilitation programs for individuals who have sustained mild to moderate head injury and their families. Until recently, she was Program Director for The Center for Family Development.
Dr. Schapiro has published in a wide range of topics, including identification and screening of mentally gifted children, neuropsychological manifestations of head injury, and interdisciplinary rehabilitation. She is co-editor of a book entitled Minor Head Trauma: Assessment, Management and Rehabilitation. She has been a guest speaker at numerous community and school PTA meetings on topics related to behavior management, promoting self-esteem, and fostering positive parent-child relationships. She was featured in television’s AM Philadelphia.
Dr. Schapiro's primary focus is on promoting a holistic approach to mental health and emotional well-being.
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