Kay Seligsohn, Ph.D.
Dr. Seligsohn completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley/Alameda Campus. Her year-long pre-doctoral internship was at Franciscan’s Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA. A post-doctoral fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital followed where she trained in neuropsychological and neurodevelopmental evaluations as a member of multidisciplinary clinics. Dr. Seligsohn then transitioned to staff neuropsychologist conducting psychological and neuropsychological evaluations of children, supervising trainees, co-developing the adoption program, and overseeing the neuropsychological training seminar. At Children’s Hospital she participated in multiple multidisciplinary clinics including, Infant Follow Up, Preschool, School Age, Adolescent, Autism, Adoption, and Learning Disabilities Clinics. After 14 years at Children’s Hospital, Dr. Seligsohn accepted a position at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Psychology Assessment Center as a staff neuropsychologist conducting evaluations of infants through young adults. Among other responsibilities, she developed a neuropsychological evaluation program for children with Down syndrome and a joint evaluation program for children with language-based learning challenges. She coordinated the pediatric neuropsychology seminar and initiated and chaired the center’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. She recently moved to the Multicultural Assessment and Research Clinic at MGH where she is developing a pediatric neuropsychology program for children whose families recently immigrated to the United States. Her clinical expertise includes assessment of individuals with autism spectrum disorders, learning and intellectual disabilities, genetic disorders, complex psychological challenges, and social skills deficits. She has expertise working with children who have experienced foster care and/or adoption, as well as those who acquired English as a second language and/or live with first- and second-generation immigrant families.