Comprehensive Consultation Psychological Services based in New York City, offers a team of clinical, school, and neuropsychologists, along with graduate level psychometricians, and a large administrative staff to address the needs of the varied patient population we serve. Our founder and director, Dr. Sanam Hafeez, received her doctorate from Hofstra University and completed her post-doctoral work in neuro-developmental psychology at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Hafeez is a New York State licensed psychologist and a New York State certified school psychologist.
In 2006, Dr. Hafeez founded CCPS to further special education and mental health advocacy plus integrating various assessment tools to help diagnose common psychological issues, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, anxiety, PTSD and more. Given her approach, she quickly became a well respected psychologist garnering accolades from patients and colleagues for her dedication and expertise.
Dr. Sanam Hafeez is also a sought after television, media and print personality, often appearing on the Dr. Oz Show, CNN, CBS, NBC, FOX, and WPIX new shows, as well as contributing to newspapers, journals, and magazines (print and online), such as Fortune magazine, WebMD, Yahoo! Health, MSN Health and Lifestyle, Business Insider, and US News and World Report.
Dr. Hafeez has a faculty appointment at Columbia University’s PhD program in Clinical Psychology, where she teaches courses and supervises graduate students in neuropsychological instruments and assessments. She has previously been faculty in the department of Psychology at many colleges and universities, including Hofstra University, York College, Queensborough Community College, and Molloy College. She has written and presented several papers on various aspects of development, learning problems, behavior modification and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Hafeez has written position papers for CUNY to waive standardized test requirements for students with disabilities and continues to advocate for special needs, bilingual and underserved populations in all settings.
Dr. Hafeez continues to serve as an advocate and an educationalist in the community to spread mental health awareness, a greater understanding of neurodiversity, and how to help accommodate students and employees with their unique skill sets. She and her team provide fitness of duty and firearm qualification evaluations for NYPD, FDNY, Department of Corrections, Port Authority NY/NJ, and military candidates.
Dr. Sanam Hafeez also serves as an expert witness in cases of medical malpractice, child custody, immigration, civil and criminal matters. Dr. Hafeez’s expertise in forensic psychological evaluations is recognized through her appointment to New York City’s esteemed 18-B Assigned Counsel Plan. She is a member of New York State Psychological Association (NYSPA) and NYSPA’s Forensic Division, where she also serves as a coordinator for special events. Dr. Hafeez is also a long standing member of Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) and a highly trained CBT clinician.