Jennifer Powell-Lunder Psy.D.

Dr. Jennifer Powell-Lunder, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in work with tweens, teens, young adults, and their families. She is co-author of the book Teenage as a Second Language (Adams Media 2010) and the creator of and co-creator of

She is also a featured blogger on tweens and teens for The Examiner.

Dr. Powell-Lunder is regularly featured in both national and international media as an expert in her field. Her television and radio credits include NPR’s Talk of the Nation, NBC’s TODAY in New York, Al Jazeera America’s Consider This, Better TV, More, WCBS, Fox, ABC, and their affiliates, WPIX, and Westchester12, among many others.

Dr. Powell-Lunder is a published researcher, writer, accomplished speaker, and consultant on tween, teen, and young adult issues. She is a contributor to Parenting Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post, Huffington Post Live, among many others.

She was profiled in Westchester Magazine’s January 2012 feature on "People to Watch."

Dr. Powell-Lunder is an adjunct professor of psychology at Pace University.

She also maintains a private practice in Bedford Hills, New York.

Author of

Let's Talk Tween

The tween years, previously dubbed pre-adolescence, are the years spanning the ages of 8-12. Although they include a small dot on our children’s timelines, the multitude of changes taking place over these short years is awe-inspiring.

Let’s Talk Tween is designed to discuss the emotional, social, physical, cognitive, and psychological changes kids experience during these short but significant years. Let’s Talk Tween presents information and insights about the real issues related to today’s tweens.

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