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Joseph Sesta

Joseph Sesta

Professor
  • The Chicago School Chicago
Department
Forensic Psychology
Address
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Office Location
Office Phone
On-campus Ext.
Email
jsesta@thechicagoschool.edu
Website
Biography

Dr. Sesta is dual licensed in Medicine (LA) and Psychology (FL) and triple board certified in Adult and Pediatric Neuropsychology, as well as Medical Psychology, with added qualifications in Forensic Neuropsychology.   He earned the Certificate of Advanced Practice in Medical Psychology from the Louisiana state medical board and was the first civilian contractor to be granted prescriptive privileges by the US Army Medical Command.  

Dr. Sesta has been in forensic practice for over 20 years and accepted as an expert in Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology and Forensic Neuropsychology in over 150 trials in state and federal court.  His research and practice interests include forensic neuropsychological assessment of sexual violent predators and other violent offenders

Education
  • B.S. Psychology, Stetson University
  • M.S. Neuropsychology, Drexel University
  • M.S. Clinical Psychopharmacology, Nova Southeastern University
  • Ph.D. Neuropsychology, Drexel University
  • Internship Forensic Service, Florida State Hospital
  • Residency Forensic Service, Florida State Hospital
  • Fellowship Dept. of Neurology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Licensure(s)
  • Medical Psychologist
    Louisiana State Board of Medicine
  • Medical Psychologist, Advanced Practice
    Louisiana State Board of Medicine
  • Psychologist
    Florida State Board of Psychology
Areas Of Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • Board Certified in Neuropsychology, American Board of Professional Neuropsychology
  • Board Certified in Pediatric Neuropsychology, American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology
  • Board Certified in Medical Psychology, American Board of Medical Psychology
  • Certificate of Professional Qualification (CPQ), Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards
  • Registered Heath Service Psychologist, National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology
  • International Neuropsychology Society
  • Louisiana Academy of Medical Psychology