Dr Jay Seitz assists individuals in overcoming brain disorders, brain trauma, and CNS disease.

Dr Jay Seitz's Bio:

Dr Jay Seitz owns the neuropsychology practice, Midtown East Neuropsychology, PLLC.  He has been in private and group practice since 2000, over 16 years.  Dr Jay Seitz performs neuropsychological diagnosis and evaluation, neurocognitive and neurobehavioral assessment, and neurocognitive rehabilitation for central nervous system disorders affecting higher cognitive functions: Memory, concentration and attention (e.g., ADHD), learning and intellective disorders, autistic spectrum disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, traumatic brain injury (TBI), multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, stroke, dementia (e.g., Alzheimer's and vascular dementia), rare medical and brain disorders and disease, and psychosomatic disorders.

Professional background

Dr Jay Seitz is a practicing neuropsychologist in specializing in clinical neuropsychology with children, adolescents, adults, and late-age adults.  He has been licensed in New York for the professional practice of psychology since 1991.  He has additional training in CBT (cognitive-behavioral therapy), REBT (rational-emotive behavioral therapy), biofeedback and pain management, and neurocognitive rehabilitation for patients who have suffered damage to the brain.  He was previously on the graduate and doctoral faculties of Adelphi University and the undergraduate and graduate faculties of New York University and City University of New York (CUNY, tenured 2001).

Clinical practice 

Dr Jay Seitz performs neuropsychological and neurocognitive evaluations and treats individuals with central nervous system disorders including problems with attention and concentration (ADHD), memory impairment, cognitive processing and language disorders, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders (OCD), autistic spectrum disorders (ASD), intellective and learning disorders, traumatic brain injury (TBI), multiple sclerosis (MS), epilepsy and seizure disorders, dementia and mild cognitive impairment (e.g., Alzheimer's disease, vascular dementia), frontal lobe disorders and executive control dysfunctions, genetic and chromosomal syndromes (e.g., Fragile-X, Down's Syndrome), CNS infections, and exposure to environmental toxins in utero.

Annoucing New Consulting Practice

Dr Jay Seitz is starting up a consulting practice specializing in helping companies, businesses, hospitals, clinics, and medical practices leverage developments in healthcare, mental health care, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals to enhance cognition and higher-order cognitive abilities for healthy aging as well as to ameliorate disease and disorder (e.g., dementia).

Academic Work

Dr Jay Seitz is currently writing a book on the evolution of intelligence in hominins from the perspective of cognitive neuroscience. He has published on the use and misuse of projective testing in children, the bodily basis of thought; the embodied nature of musical performance; the cognitive value of modern dance and ballet; the role of the brain in spatial-temporal thinking; the neural, evolutionary, cognitive origins of human creative thought; as well as the nature of human intelligence and the underlying architecture of the human brain that supports it.

Midtown East Neuropsychology, PLLC




(917) 209–9623

mailto:[email protected]

Dr Jay Seitz's Experience:

  • Neuropsychologist at Midtown East Neuropsychology, PlLC

    I am a clinical neuropsychologist specializing in the diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of individuals with central nervous system disorders affecting cognitive, emotional, social, and occupational functioning.

  • Neuropsychologist and Clinical Supervisor at Memory Training Center of America

    Neuropsychological and neurocognitive evaluation of late-age adults in assisted living facilities in Manhattan.

  • Neuropsychologist at Amerihealth Medical, P.C.

    Multidisciplinary medical clinic and future on-site mental health clinic. Internal medicine, gastroenterology, cardiology, weight loss programs, osteopathic medicine, pain management, physical medicine & rehabilitation (physiatry, physical and occupational therapy, vestibular rehabilitation, chiropractic medicine, and hydrotherapy), speech-language therapy, biofeedback, psychiatry, neurology, neuropsychology & clinical psychology.

  • Associate Professor of Psychology at City University of New York

    Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Political Science, York College/CUNY (1996-2008) (undergraduate and graduate research and teaching).

Dr Jay Seitz's Education:

  • Fielding Graduate Institute

    Concentration: Clinical neuropsychology
    Activities: Clinical practice, courses, and supervision.
  • The Graduate School/City University of New York (CUNY)

    Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A.
    Concentration: Psychology
    Activities: Clinical practice, research, teaching, student mentoring.
  • The Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science/New School for Social Research

    Concentration: Clinical/cognitive-experimental psychology
    Activities: Clinical/cognitive-experimental psychology courses, research, clinical practice, and teaching assistant.
  • Rutgers College

    Concentration: Psychology; minors in biology, music, and philosophy
    Activities: Courses, clinical practice, and undergraduate research (both human and lab research)
  • Princeton University

    Advanced studies
    Concentration: Biology
    Activities: advanced coursework in biology (microbial physiology, ecology)

Dr Jay Seitz's Interests & Activities:

Currently writing a book on the evolution of intelligence in hominins or modern humans (H. sapiens) from the perspective of cognitive neuroscience. I love mountain biking, cycling, hiking in the desert and mountains, working out at the gym, dining out, swimming, and canines.