Dr. Stephanie Lyon

Assistant Teaching Professor
Adelphi University - Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies
Phone: 848-932-5908

Dr. Stephanie Lyon is an assistant professor of clinical practice at GSAPP working primarily in the ADHD and child behavioral disorders specialty training clinic, investigating mentalization-based treatment for children. Dr. Lyon earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University and completed her pre-doctoral 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 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. Her additional research interests include the unique experiences of stress and trauma in the LGBTQ+ population and the psychological impact of medical trauma.