Richard Selznick, PhD


Cooper University Health Care Titles

  • Director, Cooper Learning Center

Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Specialty Certifications

Licensed Psychologist, PA and NJ

Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Professional Type

Cooper Independent Licensed Practitioner



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

Cooper Learning Center

4011 Main Street
Voorhees , NJ 08043
Phone: 856.673.4900
Maps & Directions

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


Dr. Selznick is the author of four books, including “The Shut-Down Learner: Helping Your Academically Discouraged Child,” "School Struggles,” “Dyslexia Screening,” and the most recent, “What To Do About Dyslexia: 25 Essential Concepts for Parents.”