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.
"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!"