Dr. Joshua Shifrin received his Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Clark University in Worcerster, Massachusetts. Dr. Shifrin then attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where he earned his Masters of Science in educational psychology and his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in school psychology. After working for approximately five years as a licensed school psychologist, Dr. Shifrin continued his studies at Florida State University where he earned his PhD in the American Psychological Association (APA) Accredited combined school psychology and counseling psychology program. Dr. Shifrin completed his APA accredited internship at the Andrus Children’s Center in Yonkers, NY. Dr. Shifrin is a licensed psychologist in New Jersey and New York, as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of School Neuropsychology, and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Dr. Shifrin is currently a full-time college professor and specializes in conducting pediatric/school neuropsychological evaluations.
Dr. Samantha Sedlik Buell is a school psychologist with specialization in neuropsychological assessment and transitional services for students with disabilities. Dr. Buell earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Development from Cornell University, a Masters of Arts in Counseling and Personnel Services at University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in School Psychology from the APA and NASP accredited program at UMCP. She has worked as a researcher of preschool cognitive development at the University of California, San Diego, as a high school level Special Education Teacher at a nonpublic school, and as a school psychologist in several Maryland public schools. While completing her degrees, Dr. Buell served as the counselor for students with learning disabilities and ADHD at UMCP’s Disability Support Service. In this role, Dr. Buell helped college students access appropriate accommodations, and she provided counseling and coaching to support success in the college setting. Dr. Buell holds a National Certification in School Psychology (NCSP), and a Diplomate from the American Board of School Neuropsychology (ABSNP). She is currently an adjunct professor of Special Education at Manhattanville College, a national trainer of the crisis preparedness and response curriculum (PREPaRE), and conducts child/school neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessments for preschool through college-aged students.