Licensed Clinical Social Worker

California #85819

Nevada #8129-C

Licensed Clinical Psychologist Nevada #PY0959

Dr. Leah Jacobs

, Psy.D

Psychologist

Dr. Jacobs has a gentle and validating presence. Her skill set 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.

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

  • Psychotherapist — Private Practice
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker — Clark County School District
  • Adjunct Professor — Touro College
  • School Therapist — Family Service Agency of Burbank
  • Psychotherapist — Wellness & Education Group, Inc.
  • MSW Intern — Assistance League of Southern California
  • MSW Intern — Saint Barnabas Senior Services
  • 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

  • Nevada: Online
  • California: Teletherapy
  • Nevada: Henderson Office, Teletherapy
  • New Jersey: Teletherapy
  • Florida: Teletherapy

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