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Zamora Adam

Adam Zamora, PsyD

Senior Director, ADHD & Behavior Disorders Center; Director, College Success Program; Neuropsychologist, Learning and Development Center
Child Mind Institute

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Olive Cowan, Staff Associate
646.863.5485

Adam Zamora, PsyD, is the Senior Director of the ADHD & Behavior Disorders Center, Director of the College Success Program, and a neuropsychologist in the Learning and Development Center at the Child Mind Institute. He specializes in the evaluation and remediation of children, adolescents and young adults with a wide range of conditions that impact academic functioning, including ADHD, verbal and nonverbal learning difficulties, social and interpersonal weaknesses, and emotional disorders. Dr. Zamora utilizes diagnostic interviewing and comprehensive assessments to help provide families with a thorough understanding of their children, to identify assets and strengths, and to unravel the underlying reasons for challenges in their everyday lives. He also takes on an active, collaborative role with families, treatment providers and school personnel to tailor recommendations that help each child meet his or her potential.

In addition to completing his neuropsychological training in academic medical settings, Dr. Zamora has provided psychotherapeutic treatment for children and adolescents with anxiety, mood disorders, behavioral difficulties, trauma histories and complex medical issues in both inpatient and outpatient hospitals and clinics. In a school setting, he has experience with developing behavior plans, conducting social skills groups and helping to facilitate classroom interventions. Dr. Zamora enjoys providing psychoeducation to families and presenting about learning difficulties at local schools. He has also supervised psychology trainees in administration, case conceptualization and report-writing of neuropsychological evaluations.

Dr. Zamora grew up in New York City and has extensive educational consulting experience in the local private school world. Since 2005, he has provided academic consultation and remediation services for students struggling with motivation, study skills, academic performance, test preparation and the school application process. Additionally, as part of his clinical training, Dr. Zamora has conducted numerous school visits and classroom observations, consulted closely with teachers and learning specialists, and advocated for families at IEP meetings and impartial hearings. Dr. Zamora’s work as a clinical psychologist and educational consultant has given him a unique perspective on students and their individual needs, and has aided his ability to translate evaluation results into meaningful clinical summaries with practical, applicable recommendations for use at home and in school. He has a passion for understanding and tapping into individual strengths, and then utilizing those assets to support families and help children overcome areas of weakness.

Training

  • Post-Doctoral Neuropsychology Fellow, Promise Program, Pediatric Psychiatry Department, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at New York Presbyterian-Columbia University Medical Center
  • Clinical Intern, Pediatric Psychology, Rusk Rehabilitation, NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Clinical Extern, New York City Children’s Center
  • Clinical Extern, New York Center for Children
  • School Extern, The Berkeley Carroll School

Education

  • PsyD, School and Clinical Child Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University
  • MS, School Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University
  • BA, Psychology and Theatre, Williams College

 

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