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Gail M. Grodzinsky, Ph.D.,ABPdN

76 Bedford St. Suite 21

Lexington, MA 02420









Dr. Grodzinsky is currently Instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, and Associate Scientific Staff (Clinical) in the Neuropsychology Program, Department of Psychiatry, Children’s Hospital Boston, MA.


She has an independent practice in Lexington, MA performing pediatric neuropsychological evaluations as well as providing school consultations and in-service workshops to professional groups. Her “ Asking the Experts” interview was featured on the Public Broadcasting Systems (PBS) Parents website.


Received her Ph.D. in 1990 from Boston College, Department of Counseling, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods.


Dr. Grodzinsky was a Post-Doctoral Clinical Fellow in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, The Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 1990 – 1992. Her pre-doctoral work included (1) Trainee in Clinical Neuropsychology, Learning Disabilities Clinic, Children's Hospital, Boston, supervised by Dr. Jane H. Bernstein, and (2) Pre-doctoral Internship in Neuropsychology, North Shore Children's Hospital, Medical Educational Evaluation Center, Salem, MA.


She has published articles on ADHD and frontal lobe functioning coauthored with Dr. Russell A. Barkley, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA in Clinical Neuropsychologist, J Abnormal Child Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Developmental Neuropsychology.


Her book contributions include: School Setting Report, Chapter 13, Sample Reports. In The Consumer-Oriented Neuropsychological Report (2001). C. Armengol, E. Kaplan, & E. Moes, eds., Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc., Florida; and Qualitative Analysis of the Rey-Osterrieth Complex Figure, in Chapter 3, The Role of Neuro-psychological Assessment in Adult Psychiatry, in P sychotherapist’s Guide to Neuro-psychiatry, (1994), J. Ellison, C. Weinstein, & T. Hodel-Malinofsky, eds., American Psychiatric Association, Washington, D.C.


She is a frequent guest speaker at the Nelson Butters West Coast Neuropsychology Symposium, School of Medicine, UCSD; the Cambridge Series, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; and the Annual Conference Institute: Recent Developments in Understanding and Assessing Children and Adolescents with Learning Disabilities, Department of Psychology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Harvard Medical School/Continuing Education Program. Topics have including: Executive Dysfunction in ADHD Boys; Neuropsychology of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities; and Emerging Subtypes of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities.


She is currently a member of the Massachusetts Neuropsychological Society, American Psychological Association - Division 40, International Neuropsychological Society, and National Academy of Neuropsychology