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 psychological and psycho-educational disabilities (including ADHD, learning difficulties, and emotional disorders). She works with children, teens and adults.
In her work, Dr. Schapiro focuses on life skills coaching, parent guidance, and remediation using behavioral and practical strategies. She incorporates psycho-educational approaches, often through the use of home-based coaching and study skills support. Her practice also includes individual and couples therapy.
Dr. Schapiro’s extensive experience includes work in community and rehabilitation settings, public and private schools. She has directed and designed special education and rehabilitation programs. She has worked as an expert in cases involving bilingual evaluation of Spanish-speaking individuals.
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 has been a guest speaker at numerous community and school PTA meetings on topics related to AD/HD, behavior management, promoting self-esteem, and fostering positive parent-child relationships. She was featured in television’s AM Philadelphia and in 1230 AM Talk Radio.
Dr. Schapiro is bilingual in Spanish and English. She currently maintains a private practice in Boca Raton, Florida that focuses on promoting a holistic approach to mental health and emotional well-being.
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