Dr. Joseph J. Sesta is an Advanced Practice Medical Psychologist licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners and double board certified in Neuropsychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology, respectively; with Added Qualifications in the subspecialty of Forensic Neuropsychology.
Dr. Joseph J. Sesta holds four (4) degrees: Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Stetson University, Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees in Neuropsychology from Drexel University in Philadelphia, and a postdoctoral Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Sesta completed four (4) years of clinical training: internship and residency within the Forensic Service of the Florida State Hospital, specializing in criminal forensic psychology; 2nd year of residency on the Brain Injury Unit at Health South Rehabilitation Hospital in Montgomery, Alabama; and then completed an Ivy League medical school fellowship in Neuropsychology within the Department of Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, the country’s oldest medical school.
Dr. Sesta was the first civilian contractor to be granted prescriptive privileges by the Army Medical Command at Reynolds Army Community Hospital, Fort Sill, where he provided psychopharmacological therapy and neuropsychological services to active duty service members, dependent spouses and children.
Dr. Sesta recently resigned as full professor from the Department of Forensic Psychology at The Chicago School, where he served as lead professor for the Neuropsychology concentration. Dr. Sesta has been accepted as an expert in Forensic Neuropsychology and/or Clinical Psychopharmaoclogy in Florida, Louisiana and federal courts, testifying in over 180 trials.