Dr. Alter has practiced psychotherapy and psychological testing in New York City for over 20 years. Dr. Alter is on faculty at the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies where he trains doctoral candidates in psychological assessment. He is an expert in the diagnosis of learning disorders, autistic spectrum disorder and attention deficit disorder. 








Qualifications and Experience

Dr. Steven Alter has been a New York State Licensed Psychologist since 1990.

Dr. Alter received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the prestigious Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University where he wrote extensively about adolescent development.

Dr. Alter completed post doctoral training in neuropsychology
from Fielding Graduate University under the supervision of world-renowned cognitive scientist Elkhonon Goldberg, Ph.D.

Dr. Alter received his undergraduate degree in psychology from
the University of Pennsylvania where he conducted research in brain lateralization and emotions.

Dr. Alter maintains close working relationships with a variety of professionals for adjunctive services such as psychopharmacology, neurology, educational advocacy, tutoring, speech and occupational therapies.

Dr. Alter is a qualified expert witness in psychology and child
psychology and has been asked to testify in countless legal disputes.  


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