Title: Neuro- and Consulting Psychologist
Company: Private Practice
Location: West Chesterfield, New Hampshire, United States
Dr. Joseph Trzasko, Licensed and Board Certified Psychologist, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychological testing, neuropsychology, and forensic psychology.
Early in his academic career, Dr. Trzasko realized he was better suited for a career in psychology. Of note, Dr. Trzasko was encouraged and supported by his parents and grandmother. As such, he graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude honors (1967); and, subsequently earned a Master of Arts (1969) and Doctor of Philosophy (1972) from the University of Vermont. Dr. Trzasko was awarded a National Defense Fellowship and U.S. Office of Education Grant to complete his Graduate Studies at the University of Vermont (1967-1969). Dr. Trzasko’s PhD Dissertation focused on Neuro-Linguistic Processing. From 1969 to 2018, Dr. Trzasko taught at Mercy College, earning both tenure and sabbatical; and, being promoted to Full Professor. Currently, Dr. Trzasko holds the post of Professor Emeritus at Mercy College. Dr. Trzasko is a licensed psychologist in the states of New York (1977), New Jersey (2015), and New Hampshire (2017). Dr. Trzasko completed a post-doctoral internship with the Colorado Department of Institutions Ridge State Home and Training School (1980). Over the years, Dr. Trzasko has received numerous awards and certifications, including Board Certification as Diplomat and Fellow of the American Board of Psychological Specialties and the American Board of Forensic Examiners (1998), Certificate of Professional Qualifications (CPQ) in Psychology by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB)(1998),
Certification in Behavior Therapy (Psychiatric Services Center)(1976).
Moreover, he went on work with a number of organizations including St. Dominic’s Intermediate Care Facility for Development Disabled, the Jewish Guild for the Blind, the Orange County A.H.R.C., and Opengate Inc., as a consultant psychologist from 1980 to 2018. In addition to his primary endeavors, he also worked at a private practice in clinical psychology and psychological evaluations and contributed as a neuro-forensic psychologist for the Supervised Life Styles Behavioral Health Clinic for seven years. A respected voice in the field, Dr. Trzasko has co-authored “Working with Visually Impaired Young Children: A Curriculum Guide for Birth – Years Olds,” and “Working with Visually Impaired Young Children: A Curriculum Guide for 3 to 5 Year Olds.”
What Dr. Trzasko has learned over the course of his career that has most benefited him in his professional growth is to question and criticize everything – specifically, being overly critical in selecting treatments that work. Starting out as a psycho-analytical Freudian, he later advanced his training in all the major areas in psychology, which assisted in providing in-depth treatment plans for his clients. In the past, Dr. Trzasko attended and graduated from the United States Air Force Officer School training as a civilian during the Vietnam War. To remain aware of trends in the area of psychology, he maintains affiliation with the American Psychological Association and the American College for Forensic Examiners. For his achievements in the field, he has been the recipient of grants from the United States Office of Education, the National Science Foundation, and the New York State Education Department of Mainstreaming.
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