Michael Chafetz, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Michael Chafetz is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist. He has over 20 years of clinical and forensic experience in providing thorough assessments and meaningful research contributions.
Dr. Chafetz specializes in the assessment of individuals who have various forms of brain pathology. He provides full forensic neuropsychological assessments on legal matters, including disability cases, fitness-for-duty, civil litigation, and criminal cases.
Dr. Chafetz is frequently called upon to present on legal applications of neuropsychological evaluation, having presented to regional, state, national, and international audiences. He has delivered numerous specialized presentations to organizations such as: the American Psychological Association; National Academy of Neuropsychology; American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology; Association of Administrative Law Judges; Louisiana Workers’ Compensation Judges, Tulane CLE by the Hour, and Swedish Neuropsychological Society.
For a more in-depth view of neuropsychological services by Dr. Chafetz, please visit his website at https://michaelchafetz.com.
On scholarly matters, Dr. Chafetz has contributed research, theory, and technical expertise to numerous publications, including: Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, Applied Neuropsychology, National Association of Disability Examiners Advocate, Child Abuse & Neglect; and other publications.
His book, Intellectual Disability: Criminal and Civil Forensic Issues (AACN Workshop Series) New York: Oxford University Press, 2015, has been well received. The book can be purchased through Oxford University Press.
For his accomplishments in the fields of psychology and neuropsychology, Dr. Chafetz received the Courage Community Award from Psychology Times in 2013. In 2012, he was named Distinguished Psychologist by the Louisiana Psychological Association. In 2018, he was awarded the Contributions in Psychological Science award by the Louisiana Psychological Association.
Dr. Michael Chafetz is licensed by the State of Louisiana in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology (#762). He is also licensed as a Psychologist in the State of Texas (#33311).