Dr. Hafeez has a faculty appointment at Columbia University’s PhD program in Clinical Psychology. She has previously been faculty in the department of Psychology at many colleges and universities, including Hofstra University, York College, Queensborough Community College, and Molloy College. She has written and presented several papers on various aspects of development, learning problems, behavior modification and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Hafeez has written position papers for CUNY to waive standardized test requirements for students with disabilities and continues to advocate for special needs, bilingual and underserved populations in all settings.
Dr. Hafeez has been awarded a long standing contract with NYC Department of Education for assessments provided under her supervision. She provides fitness of duty and firearm qualification evaluations for NYPD, Port Authority NY/NJ, and military candidates. Dr. Sanam Hafeez also serves as an expert witness in cases of medical malpractice, immigration, civil and criminal matters. Dr. Hafeez’s expertise in forensic psychological evaluations is recognized through her appointment to New York City’s esteemed 18-B Assigned Counsel Plan. She is a member of New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA) and NYSPA’s Forensic Division, where she also serves as a coordinator for special events. Dr. Hafeez is also a long standing member of Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and a highly trained CBT clinician.
Dr. Hafeez specializes in neuropsychological and psychiatric evaluations for diagnostic and treatment planning purposes. Dr. Hafeez is the leading expert on learning disabilities, developmental disorders such as Asperger's and Autism Spectrum Disorders as well as anxiety, psychotic and mood disorders such as Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression.
Dr. Hafeez was recently featured on “The Dr. Oz Show" as an expert psychologist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of a drug that purports to enhance memory and cognitive functioning. Dr. Hafeez has also been interviewed for several articles by the National Enquirer and Yahoo! Health to provide expert clinical opinion on psychological disorders and mental health.
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