About Dr. Hayward

Dr. Elizabeth Hayward

Dr. Elizabeth Hayward is a neuropsychologist in private practice in New York City, providing evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Hayward is also a school psychologist at the Berkeley Carroll School. She maintains a position as a Research Scientist at the CREATE Lab at New York University. She is currently an adjunct faculty mentor in Educational Psychology at the CUNY Graduate Center, and formerly adjunct faculty in the Applied Psychology department at New York University. Dr. Hayward formerly held a position as staff neuropsychologist at the Center for Attention and Learning at Lenox Hill Hospital, until August 2015. Dr. Hayward consults with school psychologists, learning specialists, and school directors in interpreting neuropsychological and psychoeducational evaluations. She works closely with educational advocates towards securing the appropriate placement for children she has evaluated. Dr. Hayward regularly presents to parents and educators on a wide range of topics related to learning, mental health, and development during childhood and adolescence.

Dr. Hayward received a master's degree in Human Development from the University of Pennsylvania, and a doctorate in School Psychology from New York University. She conducted her pre-doctoral internship at the Seaver Autism Center at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and her post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at the Lenox Hill Hospital Center for Attention and Learning. Dr. Hayward is a licensed psychologist in the state of New York, and has met the education and training requirements for practice certification by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABCN). ABCN certification is a voluntary process for neuropsychologists designed to ensure competent assessment via intensive peer review of practice knowledge and clinical skill level. Dr. Hayward is a member of the American Psychological Association, Society for Research and Child Development, Cognitive Development Society, Jean Piaget Society, New York State Psychological Association, International Neuropsychological Society, and New York Neuropsychology Group.

When not in the office, Dr. Hayward enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children.