Dr. Thomas Schwartz, PhD
Dr. Thomas Schwartz, PhD
Dr. Thomas Schwartz is a Clinical Neuropsychologist, providing comprehensive evaluation services for children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Schwartz is skilled and experienced in providing quality assessment services to a diverse population of clients and across a broad range of referring concerns.
Dr. Schwartz received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) in New Jersey. Pre-doctoral training in pediatric and adult clinical neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology took place at FDU’s ADHD and Learning Disability Clinics, in the Brain Injury and Cognitive Rehabilitation units at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in New Jersey, in New York University (NYU) Medical Center’s Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (pediatric brain injury), and the Hospital for Joint Disease (pediatric oncology). Assessment and treatment of substance use disorders took place at the St. Mary’s Hospital outpatient addiction and dual-diagnosis clinic in Jersey City, NJ.
Dr. Schwartz completed a clinical neuropsychology internship at the University of Florida’s Health Science Center and Shand’s Hospital, with an emphasis in both pediatric and adult neuropsychology and behavioral medicine. Two years of post-doctoral training and supervision in neuropsychology, rehabilitation, and behavioral health occurred in the Cognitive Rehabilitation department at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, as well as in a neuropsychology private practice setting. His training and credentials as a Clinical Neuropsychologist have been reviewed and accepted by the American Board of Professional Psychology and the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology. Also at the post-doctoral level, Dr. Schwartz has completed ongoing graduate training in special education at the University of North Dakota, with a focus on developmental, learning and cognitive disabilities in children and adults.
Following completion of post-doctoral training, Dr. Schwartz served as the staff neuropsychologist for an inpatient psychiatric hospital and outpatient community mental health clinic in North Dakota. He maintained a private practice with a pre-doctoral neuropsychology externship placement for University of North Dakota doctoral candidates, co-led a cognitive assessment clinic seminar series at UND, and served on the board of directors for the Head Injury Association of North Dakota. He served as the Associate Chief of Staff for Mental Health and as the Psychology Executive (i.e. Chief of Psychology) for the Black Hills VA hospital system in Fort Meade, Rapid City and Hot Springs, South Dakota. Within that setting he also served as the Director of Psychology Training, the Neuropsychology Program Manager, and the Neuropsychology Training Supervisor for pre-doctoral psychology residents. Currently, he is the Clinical Neuropsychologist for the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center. He is also the Clinical Neuropsychology training supervisor for the predoctoral and postdoctoral psychology training programs.