Susan M. Santarpia, Ph.D., ABSNP, BCN is a licensed Psychologist in the states of NY and Hawaii as well as a New York State certified School Psychologist. Dr. Santarpia earned a MA from the State University at Buffalo in School Psychology and a Ph.D. from Walden University in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Santarpia is board certified in both School Neuropsychology and Neurofeedback. She has post doc experience and training in neuropsychology and provides neuropsychological assessment and program development for cognitive rehabilitation. Specialization also includes conflict resolution therapy with couples and families. She was an integral member and court liaison for the Parent and Children in Transition (PACT) program co-sponsored by Erie County Supreme and Family courts. Recently appointed to the Court Roster Mediator for Family Court 8th Judicial District’s Roster of ADR Neutrals. She also conducts assessments for Industrial Medicine Associates that include Social Security Disability, VESID, Rail Road Retirement, and Veteran’s service connection evaluations.
Previous work includes Adjunct Professor for the State University of NY at Buffalo (UB) teaching graduate level Functional Neuroscience, History and Systems of Psychology, Infant/Pre-school Assessment, and the Practicum supervision course. As well as work at Veteran’s Administrative Hospital, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cantalician Center for Learning, Research Institute on Addictions, and New Directions Youth & Family Services, Wyndham Lawn campus. Pre-doctoral and post-doctoral experience includes work with Dent Neurologic Institute. Training and advanced training include:
Neuropsychology Training Program- Board Certification Training in School Neuropsychology, Neurofeedback in a Clinical Practice-EEG Neurofeedback-EEG Spectrum , Quantitative EEG brain mapping with Dr. Joe Horvat , Child Abuse and Maltreatment Mandated reporter training, Safe Schools Against Violence in Education Act, certification course, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention Training (TCI), School Threat Assessment Seminar, Critical Incident Care: Core Competency Training for Emergency Mental Health Responders, Incident Command Course, ICS Orientation (I – 100) Course, Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission, Standard First Aid, Adult CPR, Psychemedics Sample Collection Training Program