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Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology


Dr. Sheva Cohen-Weiss is an assistant teaching professor and coordinator for practicum in the Department of School Psychology at GSAPP.  Dr. Cohen-Weiss earned her doctorate in School Psychology at Rutgers GSAPP and completed her postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Brigham and Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School.  She received specialized training in providing neuropsychological assessment, treatment/intervention, and school consultation/training for youth with complex medical and neurodevelopmental needs. Dr. Cohen-Weiss' therapeutic approach is rooted in attachment and social cognitive theories, and she is particularly interested in treatments targeting complex trauma/PTSD, relational challenges, and existential/spiritual upheaval. 


Dr. Weiss has an emerging research interest in implementation science as it relates to the dissemination of culturally responsive and equitable treatments for diverse populations within hospital and school settings.