Specialty areas: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders and Behavior Disorders; Learning Disorders; Neuropsychological and Educational Testing.
Office Location: Manhattan
Marsha Vasserman, PsyD, ABPP-CN, is a neuropsychologist in the Institute for Learning and Academic Achievement and a clinical assistant professor of child and adolescent psychiatry at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Vasserman conducts neuropsychological and educational evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults with a variety of neurological and psychiatric conditions that affect cognitive functioning and learning. Dr. Vasserman's clinical interests include assessment of children with medically and psychosocially complex histories, as well as assessment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, learning disorders, concussion, acquired brain injury, and the impact of early stress on brain development. In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Vasserman is conducting several clinical research projects which are often presented at national conferences. She is involved in the training of externs, interns, and post-doctoral fellows.
Dr. Vasserman received her bachelor's degree in psychology at Montclair State University in New Jersey, and received her master's degree and doctoral degree in clinical psychology at Widener University in Pennsylvania. Dr. Vasserman completed concentration programs in the areas of school psychology and neuropsychology. Dr. Vasserman completed her clinical internship at Widener University where she performed rotations at the Academic Support Service and the Neuropsychological Assessment Center. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychology at the Child Study Center, and completed a one-year rotation at Rockland Children's Psychiatric Center.
Dr. Vasserman served as the student representative of the Alumni Council at the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the New York State Psychological Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology and the New York Neuropsychology Group, as well as the pediatric interest group of the New York State Association of Neuropsychologists.