About Us

Dr. Allen has formulated and refined her approach combining a neuropsychological approach and theory with behavioral methods and progress monitoring to better meet the needs of the students she serves.

Sarah Levin Allen, Ph.D., CBIS is the Executive Director of Neuropsychology at Brain Behavior Bridge and Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Pediatric Neuropsychology from the APA-accredited program at Drexel University.  She is a New Jersey licensed psychologist, a certified Brain Injury Specialist, and a New Jersey Certified School Psychologist. Dr. Allen specializes in the area of evidence-based interventions for schools as well as in school-wide concussion management and recovery programming. Her work focuses on translating medical and neuropsychological intervention to schools, specifically promoting and integrating brain based learning approaches into the classroom. She has a primary interest and expertise in building executive functioning skills through interventions that combine neuropsychology with behavioral approaches. In her practice and scholarly work, Dr. Allen focuses on bridging the gap between neuropsychology and behavioral sciences by promoting research into neuropsychological recommendations in the school setting. 

Prior to PCOM, Dr. Allen held an administrative and clinical position directing the Medford, Mansfield, and Northern Burlington campuses at the Y.A.L.E. School, which serves children who learn differently than their peers due to brain injuries, learning disabilities or other social or executive deficits. In addition, she has established programs to promote the academic, social, and emotional development of students. As a member of the Child and Adolescence Committee of the Brain Injury Alliance of NJ as well as through her clinical work, she has also worked closely with medical and school professionals to design and implement "return to school" programming for students with concussions as well as other brain injuries.