|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, brain injury, anxiety and depressive disorders). In her practice, Dr. Schapiro uses therapeutic coaching, remediation, and cognitive-behavioral strategies to improve everyday functioning. Her practice also includes individual and couples therapy for adults. Dr. Schapiro is bilingual in English and Spanish.
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.
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. To see a list of services provided, please click here.
Education: 1969-1973 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Summer 1970 National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, D.F. 1973-1975 Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 1975-1982 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Degrees: B.A. - 1973 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA Major: Psychology Minor: Fine Arts and Foreign Languages M.S. -1975 Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, PA Major: Clinical Psychology Ph.D. - 1982 University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA Major: Psychological Services Certificates and Licenses: Certified School Psychologist, State of Pennsylvania, 1975 Certified Elementary Guidance Counselor, State of Pennsylvania, 1982 Certified School Guidance Counselor, State of Pennsylvania, 1982 Licensed Psychologist, State of Pennsylvania, 1982 Nationally Certified School Psychologist, 1989 Licensed Psychologist, State of Florida, 1993 Licensed Psychologist, State of Delaware, 1994 Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners, 1996 Diplomate, American Board of Psychological Specialties in Neuropsychology, 1999 Diplomate – Fellow in Psychopharmacology, International College of Prescribing Psychologists and Prescribing Psychologists’ Register, 2000 Senior Certified AD/HD Coach, Institute for the Advancement of AD/HD Coaching, 2008 Awards and Scholarships: 1973 President's Scholar, Temple University 1973 Graduated magna cum laude, Temple University 1975 - 1977 Graduate Fellowships, University of Pennsylvania 1980 Nominated, Who's Who in American Women, 12th Edition 1982 Awarded a Letter of Distinction by the Graduate Faculty of the University of Pennsylvania 1989 Nominated, Who's Who in American Education 1989 Hospital Excellence Award Recipient - Doylestown Hospital
Psychology License Information
- License State: Florida
- License No.: PY4914
Years in Practice
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