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Attentional and Neuropsychological Difficulties Experienced with Epilepsy

Presented by Hilary Murphy, MD

June 1, 2022 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This webinar will focus on a review of the common cognitive and attentional difficulties faced by individuals with epilepsy. Information will be provided about how epilepsy can impact the brain and behavior. Additional focus will be given to a review of the role of neuropsychological assessment in guiding academic and behavioral treatments.

Hilary Murphy Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and formally trained pediatric neuropsychologist with a specialization in the neuropsychological assessment of neurodevelopmental and neuro-medical disorders. Dr. Murphy has extensive experience evaluating children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Murphy obtained her doctoral degree in School Psychology from Fordham University. She completed a consortium-style neuropsychology internship, splitting her time between the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of NYU Langone and Mount Sinai’s Center for Cognitive Health. She then completed a two-year fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at NYU Langone Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. 

Collaborative Problem Solving

Presented by Jeremy Lichtman, PsyD

June 30, 2022 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Collaborative Problem Solving (CPS) is an evidence-based treatment model designed to help adults build relationships with children to overcome challenging behaviors. Applicable for parents and educators alike, this presentation will provide a basic understanding of CPS. As a result of this webinar, attendees will be able to describe how CPS differs from traditional responses to behavioral difficulties and elaborate on the three steps of CPS.

Jeremy Lichtman, Psy.D is the Director of Jeremy Lichtman CBT. He is a visiting Clinical Supervisor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology at Rutgers University. Dr. Lichtman uses a cognitive behavioral approach to therapy, and specializes in treating Tourette Syndrome, OCD, ADHD, anxiety, and depression. Through his work in school-based counseling settings, Dr. Lichtman has developed an expertise in counseling adolescents, particularly those experiencing social and academic difficulties. As a specialist in Tourette Syndrome, Dr. Lichtman runs the NJCTS parent support group and acts as a consultant and presenter at the New Jersey Center for Tourette Syndrome annual Tim Howard Leadership Academy, where he has also served on the medical review committee.

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