Richard Selznick, PhD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Director, Cooper Learning Center

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Specialty Certifications

Licensed Psychologist, PA and NJ

Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Professional Type

Cooper University Physician



About Me

Dr. Selznick is a psychologist, nationally certified school psychologist, adjunct graduate school professor, university professor of pediatrics and school consultant. He is author of the book The Shut-Down Learner: Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child, School Struggles: A Guide to Your Shut-Down Learners Success and the recently publishedDyslexia Screening:  Essential Concepts for Schools & Parents.

As director of the Cooper Learning Center, Dr. Selznick oversees a program that assesses and treats a broad range of learning and school-based academic and behavioral problems. The Cooper Learning Center, established in 1995 by Dr. Selznick, is a division of the Department of Pediatrics of Cooper University Health Care. Cooper is a leading teaching hospital in the region. It is the leading program in the region, offering a variety of different services, including parent and teacher training along with its clinical practice.

Dr. Selznick also works as a school consultant and is frequently asked to lecture to parents and teachers on a variety of topics. Throughout the year, Dr. Selznick speaks to numerous parent groups at schools, at regional and national conferences, and internationally.

Office Locations

Moorestown, Voorhees
Moorestown - 110 Marter Avenue

110 Marter Avenue
Building 500, Suite 506
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Phone: 856.673.4900

Voorhees - 4011 Main Street

4011 Main Street
Voorhees, NJ 08043
Phone: (856) 673-4900

Education & Training

Graduate SchoolPhD, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Graduate SchoolMA, New York University, New York, NY
InternshipIrving Schwartz Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Special Interests

Dyslexia, ADHD, behavioral disorders, learning and reading disabilities


  • National Association of School Psychologists
  • International Dyslexia Society

Awards and Honors

  • UMDNJ Volunteer Faculty Award


The Shut-Down Learner: Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child. First Sentient Publications. 2009.

School Struggles: A Guide To Your Shut-Down Learner's Success. First Sentient Publications. 2012.

Dyslexia Screening: Essential Concepts for Schools & Parents. Bookbaby. 2015.

What to Do About Dyslexia: 25 Essential Points for Parents. Sentient Publications. 2019.