Dr. Naomi Jacobs is a licensed clinical psychologist who treats children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. Her areas of concentration include helping people:
- recover from emotional, physical or sexual abuse
- overcome eating disorders
- cope with disability or illness
- resolve relationship issues
Dr. Jacobs uses an integrative approach, that is, she adjusts her mode of therapy to meet the various needs, characteristics, and goals of each individual. She has been in private practice in Jacksonville Beach, FL since 2001. She previously worked in a variety of settings, including outpatient, inpatient, and residential treatment facilities.
Dr. Jacobs received a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she graduated with Highest Honors in Psychology and Phi Beta Kappa. She attained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern University Medical School. After she completed her internship at Tulane University Medical School, she did her post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California, Davis Medical School. She has published in the American Journal of Public Health.
Dr. Jacobs is not only a perceptive observer and listener but an engaged, sensitive and empathic therapist. She works with her patients in a respectful and caring manner and creates treatment plans specifically designed to foster their growth and well-being.
Dr. Jacobs accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tricare, Cigna and Medicare insurance. She works with people without insurance on a sliding fee scale.