Ph.D., Adelphi University
Stephanie Lyon, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of clinical practice at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology working primarily in the ADHD and child behavioral disorders specialty training clinic. In the ADHD clinic, Dr. Lyon provides training and supervision in psychodynamic treatment for children and investigates the use of mentalization-based interventions for children with ADHD and related disorders. Additional research interests include the unique experiences of stress and trauma in the LGBTQ+ population and the psychological impact of medical trauma. Dr. Lyon earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University and completed her predoctoral internship at NYU-Bellevue Hospital Center. Prior to entering the field of psychology, Dr. Lyon taught elementary and middle school students and earned a master's degree in education from New York University. She is licensed as a clinical psychologist in New Jersey and New York and maintains a private practice in South Orange, New Jersey, where she treats children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families. Dr. Lyon's clinical interests include psychodynamic/relational theories, and working with adolescents and young adults, creative artists, the LGBTQ+ population, and those struggling with existential distress.