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Kim Busichio, PhD: 

With over 20 years of experience, Dr. Busichio specializes in assessing and treating cognitive deficits associated with brain injuries, as well as developmental and attention deficit disorders in adults, adolescents, and children. She conducts comprehensive cognitive assessments to determine the appropriate treatment plan and future care, leveraging brain plasticity to maximize functional improvement.

Dr. Busichio holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honors in Psychology from Seton Hall University, as well as a Master's and Doctorate (Ph.D.) from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She completed her Clinical Internship at NYU-Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (RIRM) and a Post-Doctoral residency in Neuropsychology at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Center for Head Injuries. Dr. Busichio completed inpatient and outpatient rotations in cognitive assessment and rehabilitation during her residency. Before that, she worked as a research and clinical associate at Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Corporation, the VA Hospital, and UMDNJ-University Hospital. Additionally, Dr. Busichio was the coordinator of the Learning Disability and ADHD Clinic at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Her work in Neuropsychology has been widely published through manuscripts, abstracts, and presentations, and she is a member of the New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA).

Pamela Counts, PsyD.
Earned her doctorate degree from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California.  She completed her internship at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and then pursued postdoctoral training in pediatric neuropsychology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and the Moore Counseling Center.  She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Montefiore Medical Center where she evaluates and provides psychological treatment for children with neurodevelopmental disorders.  She is also Adjunct Faculty at Pace University.  Dr. Counts is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) as well as the New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA).

Ingrid Jaipersaud Ph.D.  
Dr. Jaipersaud earned her Ph.D. in psychology in 2013 from the Ponce School of Medicine & Health Sciences. Dr. Jaipersaud is an exceptionally knowledgeable bilingual psychologist with an impressive command of both Spanish and English.  Dr. Jaipersaud performs psychological as well as neuropsychological evaluations and treatments. Dr. Jaipersaud is well versed in cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, and various modalities of cognitive remediation therapy and neurofeedback. Dr. Jaipersaud has actively participated in Ketamine assisted psychotherapy of TBI-survivors who suffer from neuropsychiatric complications.

Diamanto Tsakanikas, Ph.D.

Specializes in Clinical Neuropsychology, covering a wide range of disorders affecting development, cognition, mood, and behavior across the lifespan. Her expertise includes neurobehavioral and neurodevelopmental disorders, neurodegenerative and movement disorders, and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Tsakanikas underwent extensive clinical training, including a post-doctoral level fellowship at the Weill Cornell Neuropsychology Service/Memory Disorders Program, with a focus on preserving optimal brain function post-operatively.

 

Dr. Tsakanikas is dedicated to advocating for equity across social issues, particularly in improving healthcare access for patients with mental illness and cognitive dysfunction, who have faced greater obstacles to quality healthcare based on their psychosocial variables. She led the development of a cognitive remediation program at New York City Health and Hospitals/Kings County, providing evidence-based treatment for patients with cognitive dysfunction and comorbid psychiatric and/or medical conditions. Additionally, she secured a grant to establish a clinical program aimed at improving access to comprehensive treatment for psychiatric patients with cognitive impairment, reducing re-hospitalization rates, and optimizing daily activities. Dr. Tsakanikas' ultimate goal is to enhance the quality of life for all patients, irrespective of their psychosocial variables.

Charlene Bang, Psy.D. 
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Mt. Sinai Icahn School of Medicine where she lectures to interns, residents, and fellows on neuropsychological evaluation and traumatic brain injury.  Dr. Bang has 22 years of clinical experience and expertise in evaluating and treating individuals with complex cognitive, emotional, and behavioral symptoms of traumatic brain injury (TBI). ​Dr. Bang completed her education in clinical psychology and advanced training in neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology at The Department of Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Bang performs neurocognitive assessments in Korean & English

Gary Shereshevsky, Ph.D.

Dr. Gary Shereshevsky is a pediatric and adult neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist. He is a licensed psychologist in New York and Massachusetts, Credentialed Health Service Psychologist with The National Register of Health Service Psychologists, and a Registered Clinical Psychologist with The Health and Care Professions Council, United Kingdom. He received his doctoral degree from Saint-Petersburg State University, Russia, in 2007, with specialization and post-doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology. Dr. Shereshevsky has held multiple posts, including a senior neuropsychologist at Staten Island University Hospital – Northwell Health systems, and an assistant professor with Northwell Health -Hofstra University Medical School, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. Some of his competencies and interests include lifespan developmental neuropsychology, neuropsychological rehabilitation, cross-cultural applications and methods of neuropsychological assessment, visual-spatial neuroscience, neuropsychology of individual differences and neurodiversity.

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