Jessica Lahner - Child Development Expert, Ph.D.
Jessica Lahner, Ph.D. serves as the Child Development Expert for Fox6 News Real Milwaukee and is adjunct faculty at Carroll University in Waukesha, WI. With a doctorate in counseling psychology, she looks at parenting and play from both a child development and mental health perspective. She has published peer-reviewed articles on development and learning topics in the Journal of College Student Development, Journal of Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health, and the International Journal of Adult Development and Aging. Dr. Lahner has presented research at the annual conferences of the American Psychological Society, American Psychological Association, and College Reading and Learning Association. She and her husband reside in Wisconsin where she spends most of her time keeping up with her 4 young children.