Joseph D. Salerno, Psy.D.
Pennsylvania Psychologist License #PS018711
Many people go to a psychologist because they want to relieve feelings of anxiety or depression. People also engage a psychologist because they feel self-critical or have problems in an important relationship. Some people might want to feel more creative or confident.
Dr. Salerno is a licensed psychologist who can treat a wide range of mental health disorders through psychotherapy and can assess and diagnose learning and behavior problems using psychological assessment.
Credentials and Training
Dr. Joseph D. Salerno graduated with honors in Psychology from New York University. He then earned a master’s degree in Psychology and served as a School Psychologist in the public schools in his native New Jersey. He earned diplomate status in the American Board of School Neuropsychology (ABSNP) and completed a training course in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) at Rutgers before he decided to return to graduate school full time at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, DC. There he studied in the Clinical Psychology program which was accredited by the American Psychology Association (APA). Dr. Salerno completed an internship at Centerstone Behavioral Hospital in Bradenton, FL. And then he moved to California for post-doctoral training at Sovereign Health and Sharper Future.
Dr. Salerno is licensed as a Psychologist in the State of California (License Number: PSY29798), New York (License #: 0203722), New Jersey (Lic. # 35SI00595000), and Pennsylvania (# PS018711) and is credentialed as a Health Service Psychologist with the National Registry of Health Service Psychologists. He is a Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP) with the International Board for the Certification of Group Psychotherapists (IBCGP). He holds the Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology from the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing and a School Psychologist certification with the New Jersey Department of Education.
Dr. Salerno has completed fellowships in psychoanalytic thinking from the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis and the Baltimore-Washington Center for Psychoanalysis. He completed the Trauma Studies Program at the Los Angeles Institute and Society for Psychoanalytic Studies (LAISPS) and is currently in the Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Program at the Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP).
He has authored and co-authored four book chapters, and several articles. He has presented workshops and research posters at national and regional conferences. Dr. Salerno is a member of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, the New Jersey Psychological Association, the California Psychological Association (CPA), the Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA), and the San Gabriel Valley Psychological Association (SGVPA). He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
Pennsylvania license to practice psychology #PS018711
American Psychological Association (APA).
Psychoanalytic Center of Philadelphia (PCOP).
Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA).
New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA).
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).