Dr. Dorlen's Bio
S. Dorlen is a board certified clinical psychologist Diplomate of the
American Board of Professional Psychology, Fellow of the Academy of
Clinical Psychology, and certified psychoanalyst. She has been in
full-time, independent practice of psychology in Summit, New Jersey
since 1979. She specializes in the treatment of adults,
adolescents, and couples, with a special interest in psychological
issues associated with chronic illness.
Dr. Dorlen is
a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and served as a member of the
American Psychological Association's Committee for the Advancement of
Professional Practice (CAPP) for six years. She is a past President of the New
Jersey Psychological Association.
She was named
Psychologist of the Year in New Jersey. Recently, New Jersey
Acting Governor Richard Codey appointed her to serve on the Governor's
Working group on Postpartum Depression, where she chaired the Public
Education and Awareness Committee for this nationally recognized
Dr. Dorlen is
a member of the Allied Professional Staff at the Overlook Hospital in
Summit, New Jersey. She is on the teaching faculty at the
Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy of New Jersey. She
serves as a field supervisor of doctoral students at the Rutgers
University Graduate School of Professional Psychology.
She received the Peterson Prize from Rutgers Professional School of
Psychology for outstanding service to improving the psychological health
of communities and workplaces through innovative programs that have been
replicated throughout the country. She is current Chairperson of
the Council on Psychological Health in New Jersey and has been active in
numerous community efforts. She serves as a member of the Advisory
Board of Overlook Hospital, and was a member of the Partnership for
Healthy Communities also at Overlook Hospital.
Dr. Dorlen has
lectured and written on the mind/body connection; women, stress, and
toxic stress in the workplace; and strengthening resilience in
individuals, children, and communities to cope with terrorism and war.