Cristina Sperrazza, PsyD

Associate Neuropsychologist, Learning and Development Center

Child Mind Institute

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  • Jennifer Oscherician, Staff Associate

    646-625-4242

  • Cristina Sperrazza, PsyD, is an associate neuropsychologist in the Learning and Development Center. Dr. Sperrazza completed a one-year post-doctoral fellowship as an associate clinical psychologist with a focus in pediatric neuropsychology through the Healthy Brain Network at the Child Mind Institute. Through this training, Dr. Sperrazza accumulated experience conducting cognitive and psycho-educational assessments of children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, learning disorders, and social-emotional difficulties. Prior to this, Dr. Sperrazza completed an APA-accredited internship at Intercommunity Action, Inc., where she worked as a child and adult outpatient community mental health clinician, providing individual and group therapy, comprehensive biopsychosocial evaluations, intakes, full and partial psychological/psycho-educational batteries, autism assessments using the ADOS-2, and crisis interventions. Through her doctoral program at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, she worked as an assessment lab instructor and completed an externship rotation at Hahnemann Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, where she conducted intake evaluations for bariatric patients, neuropsychological batteries for neurology patients, and pre- and post-surgical cognitive assessments for cardiac patients involved in research studies. Her clinical and research interests pertain to the pediatric population, specifically neurodevelopmental disorders, evidence-based interventions, school-related challenges, and identifying ways for individuals to reach their full potential.

    Training:

    • Post-doctoral Fellow, Healthy Brain Network, Child Mind Institute, Staten Island, NY
    • Pre-doctoral Psychology Intern, Intercommunity Action Inc., Philadelphia, PA
    • Neuropsychology Extern, Hahnemann Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology, Philadelphia, PA
    • Clinical Psychology Extern, Greenridge Counseling Center, Intercommunity Action Inc., Philadelphia, PA
    • Clinical Psychology Extern, Psycho-educational and Psychological Assessment Services (PPAS) Department, Intercommunity Action Inc., Philadelphia, PA
    • Mental Health Counseling Practicum, Staten Island Mental Health Society’s Day Treatment South Program (SIMHS DTS), Staten Island, NY

    Education:

    • PsyD, Clinical Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • MS, Clinical Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • MA, Mental Health Counseling, College of Staten Island
    • BS, Psychology, Wagner College