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Working to Help Fade the Dark Shadow of Sexual Abuse

Meet the Staff

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Dr. Jennifer Caplan 


Jennifer Caplan Psy.D. 
Post-Doctoral Intern she/her 

Jennifer Caplan, Psy.D. (she/her) is a postdoctoral psychology resident at Survivors of Abuse in Recovery (SOAR), Inc. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Widener University’s Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology (IGCP) in 2022 with a concentration in psychodynamic psychotherapy. Dr. Caplan conducts psychological assessments as well as provides psychotherapy with young children, teens, and adults who want to heal in the aftermath of traumatic experience and/or who are interested in understanding how past experiences are affecting their current lives, relationships, and wellbeing. Dr. Caplan has provided psychotherapy and psychological assessment services in a variety of settings, including community mental health, private practice, college counseling centers, and hospital inpatient and outpatient settings. Her dissertation focused on addressing trauma-related dissociation in clinical practice with young children, and she recently co-authored a manuscript on dissociative disorders published in the Delaware Journal of Public Health. Dr. Caplan is currently continuing additional clinical training in psychotherapy at the Institute of Relational Psychoanalysis of Philadelphia.


Special Interests:

Young Children/Teens/Adults

Complex Trauma and Dissociative Disorders

Psychological Assessment


Therapy Style:


Relational psychodynamic

DBT and CBT techniques



Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology; Widener University IGCP

M.A. in Clinical Psychology; Widener University IGCP

B.A. in Psychology; B.S. in Communication Studies; The University of Texas at Austin

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