Dr. Concetta M. DeCaria has a lifetime professional history of providing healthcare services. She is a dedicated clinical neuropsychologist who has been in private practice since 1997. Dr. DeCaria has provided academic and cognitive remediation, psychotherapeutic support, and evaluation services to individuals with difficulties in learning, attention and regulation, behavior, social, and emotional functioning. Her current practice focuses on diagnostic consultations and neuropsychological, psychoeducational, and psychological evaluation services.
Dr. DeCaria has been a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai since 1995, currently serving as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. DeCaria also has a biological psychiatry research background at the New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia University Medical Center and at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She has co-authored numerous manuscripts in professional journals and has lectured nationally and internationally on topics related to compulsive-impulsive related disorders, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and learning disorders.
Dr. DeCaria earned her Ph.D. in psychology, specializing in neuropsychology, from the Graduate Center at the City University of New York in 1995. She is a longstanding member of professional organizations including the American Psychological Association, International Neuropsychological Society, New York Neuropsychology Group, and New York Academy of Sciences, and is also a longtime honor society member of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society. Dr. DeCaria is also an active volunteer of the New York City Medical Reserve Corps and the New York City American Red Cross mental health teams.
With an approach that embraces compassion and professionalism, Dr. DeCaria is devoted to helping individuals and their families better understand and manage their developmental, academic, and emotional needs for a brighter future.