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Lauren Poleyeff, PsyD, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Certified School Psychologist

NJ License #44SC05199100
NJ Certificate #903513
NJ TP #153-038

Specializations and Expertise: 
  • Adult (individual) therapy; child and adolescent therapy; young adult therapy; family therapy
  • Stress and anxiety; depression; family dynamics and parenting issues; learning and developmental disorders and their effect on the family; autism; trauma; social phobias; relational issues; identity concerns; aging and life transitions
  • Consultation for students with disabilities transitioning to higher education
  • Psychological testing
  • Psychodynamic therapy; attachment-based and relational therapies

A licensed clinical social worker and certified school psychologist, Dr. Poleyeff brings to SPS more than 15 years of experience providing psychotherapy to children, adults, families, and groups. She has worked in a range of settings, including schools, hospitals, and social service agencies, and for the past two years she has been a staff psychologist and disability coordinator at a college counseling center in New Jersey. Additionally, Dr. Poleyeff has worked intensively with children, teens, and young adults with developmental disabilities and their family members. Sensitive and thoughtful, she creates safety through a warm, emotionally engaged relationship that values and respects each client.

Dr. Poleyeff is a New Jersey psychologist permit holder and is pursuing New Jersey psychologist licensure under the clinical supervision of Dr. Alison Johnson, SPS Director.


PsyD in School Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
MSW, Yeshiva University
BA, University of Maryland

Professional Association Memberships: 

New Jersey Psychological Association

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“We all strive for connection, understanding, growth, and transformation in our lives. A caring, authentic relationship helps us explore unresolved painful issues from the past and is the vehicle for change.”

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Summit Psychological Services, P.A.
Jeffrey S. Kahn, PhD, CGP, DABPS, Managing Director
Alison W. Johnson, PsyD, Director