"There is in every child at every stage a new miracle of vigorous unfolding, which constitutes a new hope and a responsibility for all.”
- Erik Erikson
Intown Pediatric Behavioral Wellness approaches every child and family with a unique and personalized plan of care.
We focus on understanding all facets of development and incorporating developmental psychology, speech, sensory processing, motor ability, emotions, behavior, and play skills into a holistic treatment plan.
Jennifer Poulos, Psy.D, is a clinical psychologist who emphasizes personalized care for infants, toddlers, young children ages zero to six, and their families at Intown Pediatric Behavioral Wellness in Atlanta, Georgia. With a family-centered approach, she helps children and families cope and thrive in the face of developmental, cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Poulos creates holistic treatment plans for each of her patients that take into account all aspects of a child’s wellbeing, ranging from sensory processing to emotional health — and beyond.
Dr. Poulos and her skilled team provide a broad spectrum of care, including comprehensive consultations, assessment, treatment planning, play therapy, and behavioral therapy. As a pediatric psychologist, she takes a particular interest in addressing developmental delays, speech/language challenges, autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), learning disabilities, and much more. She works closely with other professionals to provide continuity of care to her young patients and their families. Dr. Poulos also offers strategies for effective parenting, family involvement, and fostering supportive home and school environments.
Dr. Poulos earned a master’s and Psy.D in clinical psychology from Georgia School of Professional Psychology in Atlanta. During graduate school, she trained within a thriving private practice, Emory Autism Center at the Emory University School of Medicine, along with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and the Aflac Cancer Center. After relocating to Michigan, Dr. Poulos completed a residency in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital and Behavioral Resources and Institute for Neuropsychological Services in Grand Rapids. She then returned to Atlanta, which she has called home for more than a decade.
Dr. Poulos has completed research on the psychosocial effects of pet ownership and attachment in children and has a passion for animal-assisted therapy. Active in her profession, she maintains memberships in the Society of Pediatric Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Georgia Psychological Association.
Helping Families Grow Together
CONSULTATION & INTAKE SESSIONS
At Intown Pediatric Behavioral Wellness, Dr. Poulos’ reputation holds true to her practice…one tailored to the specific needs of the child. Schedule an appointment today to begin education, evaluation, and treatment.
COMPREHENSIVE PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENTS
Through the use of standardized psychological testing, Intown Pediatric Behavioral Wellness seeks to provide families, professionals, and schools with a comprehensive understanding of the child’s general developmental, emotional, intellectual, behavioral, and academic functioning.
PLAY THERAPY SESSIONS
Have you ever wished you were able to communicate with your child on another level with more than words? At Intown Pediatric Behavioral Wellness, play therapy sessions help patients develop positive attitudes towards life’s most complex circumstances.
COLLABORATIVE FAMILY SESSIONS
At Intown Pediatric Behavioral Wellness, we collaborate with siblings to teach and empower them to assist in cognitive growth, develop and increase communication skills, and find awareness of self and others with differing abilities.
The following insurances are currently accepted at Intown Pediatric Behavioral Wellness. Check back soon for an updated list or call our office to ask about your specific insurance details. Patients may also pay out-of-pocket for services and seek reimbursement from their insurance company. Please call for additional information on private pay rates and sliding scale fees.
"Intown Pediatrics is amazing, the entire staff is amazing and they work along side each other using an Interdisciplinary approach!"
"Dr. Polous is AMAZING! If you are concerned about developmental delays or learning disabilities, please bring your child here before you go anywhere else!"
"The staff was very friendly, her office was bright and welcoming for my son. He thought he was in a playroom just having fun!"