Michael Chafetz, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Michael Chafetz, Principal and Founder of Algiers Neurobehavioral Resource LLC, is a highly regarded, board certified clinical neuropsychologist and clinical psychologist. With several years of experience in private practice, his unique background and expertise comprises clinical practice, as well as meaningful research contributions to case litigation and disability policy.
Clinically, 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, civil litigation, and criminal cases.
Dr. Chafetz is frequently called upon to present on legal applications of neuropsychological evaluation, having presented to national, state, and regional audiences. Throughout the course of his career, he has delivered numerous specialized presentations to organizations such as: the American Psychological Association; National Academy of Neuropsychology; American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology; and Association of Administrative Law Judges.
For a more in-depth view of neuropsychological services by Dr. Chafetz, please visit his website at http://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; Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Symptom Validity Assessment and Malingering; and Validity Testing in the Assessment of Children and Adolescents.
His new 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.
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).