MEET Dr. Leah Jacobs, Psy.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Nevada #PY0959

Dr. Jacobs has a gentle and validating presence. Her skillset is diverse, and she helps clients in a broad range, from young children to geriatric. She is also an adjunct professor at the College of Mount Saint Vincent.

At Zeeva Behavioral Health, we are so fortunate to have Dr. Jacobs join our team. She is a top-rated and exceptional clinician. Upon receiving her Doctorate, Dr. Jacobs graduated Summa Cum Laude and was awarded the Ted Bernstein Award from the New York Association of School Psychologists for excellence in School Psychology. She is trained in many evidence based practices, including: CBT, DBT, ERP, PBIS, and more.

Many may not know that as a native to New York, Dr. Jacobs loves Broadway and can sing entire tracks of some musicals.

More About Dr. Jacobs:

Education:

Doctor of Psychology – Hofstra University
Dissertation: Psychological adjustment and social support in siblings of invididuals with disabilities
Master of Science, School & Community Psychology – Hofstra University
BA, Psychology – Touro College
Diploma in Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Arts – California School of Culinary Arts

Professional Experience:

School Psychologist – Clark County School District
Adjunct Professor – Concordia College NY
Program Director – National Jewish Council for Disabilities
Adjunct Professor – Mercy College
Psychology Extern – Columbia University Medical Center, Neuropsychology

Publications:

Cavera, R.S., Jacobs, L., & Motta, R.W. (2013). Experimental exposure therapy for post-traumatic
nightmares. Journal of Clinical Case Studies, 12(3), 213-227.

Locations she practices in:

 Nevada – Online

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