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Child Psychiatrist Jennifer Sokol, D.O., Joins Penn Foundation Staff

Friday, August 1, 2014 • 4:14pm

West Rockhill Township, PA – Child Psychiatrist Jennifer Sokol, D.O. has joined the staff of Penn Foundation. Dr. Sokol will provide psychiatric evaluations and medication checks for children and adolescents accessing Penn Foundation’s Mental Health Outpatient Services.  This program offers a variety of treatment approaches to address childhood and adolescent difficulties and emotional issues. Treatment approaches include individual assessments; psychiatric and psychological evaluations; individual, family, and group therapy; play therapy; and medication management.

Dr. Sokol holds special interest in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, and American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Sokol earned her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Her post-graduate training includes a residency in Adult Psychiatry and a Fellowship in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System. She earned a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University.

Founded in 1955 and located on a 30-acre campus in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, Penn Foundation is a not-for-profit organization providing innovative services to address the mental health, substance use, and intellectual disability needs of individuals in our community. The agency serves over 10,000 children, adolescents, and adults each year, offering a wide-range of distinct programs designed to meet various types and levels of mental, emotional, behavioral, and spiritual healthcare needs. Penn Foundation’s tradition of compassionate care combined with a strong belief in the healing power of hope and the possibility of recovery enables it to help individuals navigate their lives with confidence, conviction, and courage. For more information, visit www.PennFoundation.org.

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