Daniel Cruz, PhD
Dr. Daniel Cruz, Ph.D. is a Behavioral Science faculty member at Hackensack Meridian Health – Mountainside Medical Center’s Family Medicine Residency training program. He is a licensed psychologist and is board certified in Counseling Psychology (ABPP-Co).
Dr. Cruz received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Seton Hall University and his Master’s degree in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience at Rutgers University. He completed an APA accredited internship in child psychology at Rutgers University-University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC).
Dr. Cruz was the 2015-2017 president of the Latino Mental Health Association of New Jersey (LMHANJ). His research aims to (1) Apply advanced quantitative analysis methods to understand, monitor, and reduce health disparities, and (2) Dissociate the clinical and neuropsychological mechanisms linked to Autism, ADHD, and Developmental Traumatic Stress Disorder (DTD).