About the N-E-T-S Foundation: N-E-T-S was founded in 2001 by Leo J. Shea III, Ph.D. to provide neuropsychological evaluation and treatment services to individuals diagnosed with neurological and autoimmune disorders. Since it’s inception, N-E-T-S has opened offices in both New York City and Boston. Our patient base is both national and international. Mission Our mission is to offer customized psychological care to individuals with neurological disorders, traumatic brain injury, Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, CFIDS, chronic illness, learning disabilities and those who have experienced trauma and loss. We offer a variety of evaluation and treatment options for children, adults and families. Our focus is to increase awareness and understanding of the injury/illness and its impact, facilitate improvements to optimize the quality of daily life and to promote an understanding of the role of resilience in healing. An important goal of our comprehensive services is to enhance individual and family understanding of the emotional consequences of illness, injury and normal life stressors. Services We offer a variety of services including but not limited to Neuropsychological Evaluation (forensic, disability, adult and pediatric), Psychotherapy (individual, group, family and couples), Cognitive Remediation and Consultation (neuropsychological, academic and organizational). Please refer to our Services page for additional information. What is Neuropsychology? Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships and how brain mechanisms mediate human behavior. Clinical neuropsychologists use this knowledge to evaluate, treat and rehabilitate individuals with cognitive, emotional and behavioral problems More about Leo J. Shea III, Ph.D.: Founder and President: Leo J. Shea III, Ph.D. is Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Rusk Institute, a division of the New York University Medical Center. Prior to his present work with tick-borne and immunological disorders, he was Assistant Director of the NYU Brain Injury Day Treatment Program. Dr. Shea has served as an organizational consultant to national and international corporations on human resources, administrative and executive training and development, trauma response and health care issues. His clients have included both political and public institutions such as the United Nations. He maintains a private practice both in New York and Massachusetts focusing on traumatic brain injury, tick-borne diseases, neurological injury/illness, chronic illness, trauma and loss, contingency and disaster management, as well as psychotherapy and cognitive remediation with individuals and groups in corporate, entertainment and religious settings. Dr. Shea holds Master’s Degrees in Counseling Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, an M.A. in Hispanic Pastoral Ministry from Barry University and an M.S. in Clinical Psychology and a Ph.D. with a dual specialty in Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology from the Miami Institute of Psychology. Apart from his academic degrees, he is a graduate of the Organizational Development and Consultation Program at the William Alanson White Institute for Psychoanalysis, Psychiatry and Psychology and is a member of both the Institute’s Organizational Work Group and its Trauma Response Training Committee. His trauma work during the 9/11 disaster has been cited in “When the Worst is Over.” ?