Dr. Scott M. Sokol is a board certified pediatric neuropsychologist with over 25 years of experience in neuropsychological and psychoeducational assessment of school-aged children and adults. Dr. Sokol specializes in the evaluation of learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders and other neurocognitive impairments.
Dr. Sokol received his BA Summa cum Laude in Psychology from Brandeis University, and his MA and PhD from Johns Hopkins University in Cognitive Neuropsychology. (He also holds a Masters degree in Sacred Music.) He completed his postdoctoral training program at Massachusetts General Hospital. For a dozen years, Dr. Sokol was a researcher, clinician and professor at MGH and Harvard Medical School, and a founding faculty member in the graduate program of Communication Science and Disorders at the MGH Institute of Health Profession.
Dr. Sokol then went on to found and direct the graduate program in special education at Hebrew College, where he held an endowed chair. He then took over leadership of a small independent K-8 school in Metrowest Boston for five years, while maintaining a small clinical practice. He brings a wealth of experience in special education and educational consultation to his clinical work.
Dr. Sokol has received several awards over the span of his career including a Graduate Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, a Young Psychologist Award from the American Psychological Assocaition, and a Fulbright Young Scientist Award. He is an elected Fellow in the Association for Psychological Science, and just ended a three-year term as Secretary of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology.