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Jeffrey Kahn



Licensed Psychologist #2656

Specializations and Expertise:


Founding Director of Summit Psychological Services (SPS), Dr. Kahn has been a practicing psychologist for more than 30 years. Passionate about improving the psychological health of individuals and the community, he has created pioneering treatment programs, including one of the country’s first private partial hospitalization programs and a longstanding group home for people with psychiatric disorders. He has directed or counseled at psychotherapy programs in schools, community mental health centers, hospital-based day treatment programs, and outpatient drug and alcohol treatment programs. Dr. Kahn has deep expertise in substance abuse, relapse prevention, and working with 12-step programs. He has researched and published on the relationship between substance abuse and mood and anxiety disorders, and on the components of therapeutic day treatment programs. He also provides clinical supervision for Yeshiva University’s doctoral program in clinical psychology.


PhD in Counseling Psychology, New York University

MS in School Psychology, St. John’s University

AB, Hunter College

Certified Graduate, Authentic Happiness Coaching Program (presented by Martin Seligman, PhD)

Master Addiction Counselor

Certified QuitSmart Instructor 

Certified Group Psychotherapist, American Group Psychotherapy Association

Diplomate in Psychotherapy, American Board of Psychological Specialties

Professional Association Memberships: 

New Jersey Psychological Association—Former Executive Board member

Essex-Union County Association of Psychologists—Former Executive Board member; past President

Society of Psychologists in Private Practice—past President

New Jersey Alcoholism Counselor Certification Board—former member


(908) 273-5558 ext 111

“I want to help people in the most personal and profound way: by enabling them to live happier, healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives. I integrate empathy, deep psychological understanding, mindfulness-based approaches, and evidence-based (proven) positive psychology techniques.”

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