I am a psychologist licensed
in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. I provide counseling and psychotherapy, neurofeedback training, and psychological testing
to children and adults, and consultation. I work with children from infancy through adolescence, and with adults. I will first
do a comprehensive clinical assessment so I can get to know you better and understand what your needs are. Then I will discuss
with you the possible ways that I or my colleagues might be able to help you. I might recommend individual, family or couples
counseling, parenting meetings, psychological testing, neurofeedback training, or consultation to your or your child's school,
physician, health care provider or mental health provider. I will explain to you the reasons for my recommendations and give
you plenty of opportunity to ask me questions and discuss the options.
I have over 36 years of experience in providing
mental health services. I graduated from Vassar College and earned my Ph.D. from Temple University. I completed my pre-doctoral
internship at Judge Baker Guidance Center as a Clinical Fellow in Psychology at Harvard Medical School, where I later served
on the clinical faculty as a Clinical Instructor in Psychology. I have also taught at Temple University, and I served on the
faculty of EEG Spectrum International, one of the major training programs in the world for neurofeedback. I enjoy collaborating
with other professionals, and have supervised and consulted to many other clinicians working with children and adults, providing
psychotherapy, neurofeedback training and psychological testing. I also enjoy writing, and I have published many articles
on family therapy, parenting, child development and neurofeedback, and I have published two books written for parents of children with ADHD.
I am trained in a variety of approaches to psychotherapy, including psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, behavior modification,
biological and family systems methods. My practice includes working with children and adults with emotional and behavioral
problems, anxiety, depression, ADHD, Asperger's Disorder and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, learning disabilities, Tourette's
Disorder, family dysfunction, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and medical issues.
Jacobs, Edward H. (2000). ADHD: Helping Parents Help Their Children.
Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.
Jacobs, Edward H. (1998). Fathering the ADHD Child: A Book for Fathers, Mothers,
and Professionals. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.
Jacobs, Edward H. (2005). Neurofeedback treatment
of two children with learning, attention, mood, social, and developmental deficits. Journal of Neurotherapy, 9, (4), 55-70.
Jacobs, Edward H. (2005). Neurofeedback treatment of three adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and
related conditions. Insights on Learning Disabilities, 2, (2), 23-41.
Jacobs, Edward H. (2005). Neurofeedback treatment
of two children with learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Insights on Learning Disabilities,
2, (2), 23-41.
Jacobs, Edward H. (1991). Self psychology and family therapy. American Journal of Psychotherapy,
45, 4, 483-498.
Jacobs, Edward H. and Chandler, Morris. (1981). The interrelationship between self-evaluation,
self-reinforcement, and school achievement. Paper presented at the 52nd annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association.
Jacobs, Edward H. (2000). The importance of fathers. The Gazette: Journal of the Learning Disabilities
Association of Massachusetts.
Jacobs, Edward H. (2000). Special roles for mothers of children with learning disabilities.
The Gazette: Journal of the Learning Disabilities Association of Massachusetts.
Jacobs, Edward H. (1996). Parenting
the child with learning disabilities: The challenges of mothering and fathering. The Gazette: Journal of the Learning Disabilities
Association of Massachusetts, Part 1: 6, (3), pp. 1-11; Part 2: 6, (4), pp. 1-6.
Jacobs, Edward (1995). Fathering
the ADHD child. Newsletter of the New Hampshire Learning Disabilities Association, July Issue.
Jacobs, Edward H. (2001). Review of Nylund, David. Treating Huckleberry Finn: A New Narrative Approach to Working
With Kids Diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, in American Journal of Psychotherapy.
H. (2000). Review of Madsen, W.C. Collaborative Therapy with Multi-Stressed Families. New York: Guilford Press, in American
Journal of Psychotherapy.
Jacobs, Edward H. (1998). Review of Guerin, P. J., Fogarty, T. F., Fay, L. F., and Kautto,
J. G. Working With Relationship Triangles: The One-Two-Three of Psychotherapy. New York: Guilford Press, In American Journal
of Psychotherapy 52, 2.
Jacobs, Edward H. (1997). Review of Novick, J. and Novick, K. K. Fearful Symmetry: The
Development and Treatment of Sadomasochism. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, in American Journal of Psychotherapy, 51, 3, pp.
American Psychological Association: www.apa.org
New Hampshire Psychological Association: www.nhpaonline.org
Affiliate, EEG Spectrum International: www.eegspectrum.com
EEG Info: www.eeginfo.com
Brainmaster Technologies: www.brainmaster.com
International Society for Neurofeedback and Research: www.isnr.org
State of New Hampshire, Certified (1985-1998) and Licensed (1998-) Psychologist
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Licensed Psychologist
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Commendation for achievement from clinical psychology faculty
M.A. Clinical Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
A.B. Independent Program Major: Culture, Psychology, and Education,
College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Departmental, and Undergraduate Thesis Honors
Clinical Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
1978-79, 1980-81 Instructor in Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Clinical Fellow in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
HOSPITAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS
Affiliate staff appointment, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmouth, NH
Supervisor in the group program, The Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Staff appointment, Lake Shore Hospital,
Staff appointment, Parkland Medical Center, Derry,
Private Practice, Londonderry, NH (1987-present), and Cambridge, MA (1982-87)
Adult, child, family, and group therapy; psychological testing; hospital,
and organizational consultation; supervision; neurofeedback; quantitative EEGs.
Founder and Director, Learning Resource Center, Londonderry, NH
Assessment and consultation for children and adults with learning disabilities,
attention deficits, and emotional and behavior problems.
Clinical Consultant, Northeast Rehabilitation Hospital, Salem, NH
Individual, family, and group therapy with patients coping with
catastrophic illness and injury; staff consultation;
program development in the spinal cord injury, chronic pain,
and stroke treatment programs.
Clinical Consultant, New
England Neurological Associates,
Adult, child, and family therapy focusing on medical and psychosomatic disorders;
biofeedback and stress management.
Psychologist, East Boston-Winthrop Counseling Center,
Child and family therapy; psychological testing; supervision of doctoral students;
school consultation; program development in schools; grant writing.
Psychologist, Cambridge Guidance Center, Cambridge, MA
Child, adult, family, and group therapy; supervision of doctoral students;
psychological testing; teaching of the Family Therapy Seminar.
Staff Psychologist, Judge Baker Guidance Center, Boston,
Consultation and inservice training to the Department of Social
Services; child and family therapy.
Clinical Associate, The Institute at Newton, Newton
Adult and family therapy.
Consultant, North Central MH and MR Center, Philadelphia, PA
Psychological testing; consultation to MR clinical and
vocational rehabilitation staff.
Supervisor and Staff Member, Psychological Services Center,
1977-79 Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Supervision of doctoral students; training in adult, child, and
family therapy, and psychological testing.
Intern, Judge Baker Guidance Center,
Child and family therapy; psychological testing; school consultation;
delinquency evaluation; treatment team leader on the Psychosomatic
PUBLICATIONS See above
Editor, Book Review Board, American Journal of Psychotherapy.
NEWSPAPER AND JOURNAL COLUMNS
“Life Talk,” The Derry News, Derry, NH. Biweekly column.
1998- 2000 “Parenting
the Child with Learning Disabilities,” Gazette: The Journal of the
Learning Disabilities Association of Massachusetts.
1982, 1983 Guest
Lecturer in Family Therapy, Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study,
Tufts University, Medford, MA
in Psychology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
of Personality; Psychopathology.
EEG Spectrum InternationalNeurofeedback in a Clinical Practice
Skills Enhancement (co-taught)
Spectrum International Clinical Interchange Conference
Society for Neurofeedback and Research
ADHD Clinical Corner (9/7/06)
2000 New Hampshire Psychological
with ADHD Children and Their Parents: Making Creative Use of Conflict
1996 Parkland Medical Center
Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Assessment and intervention in the schools
1993 Portsmouth Pavilion, Portsmouth, NH (3/12/93)
Emotional and Behavior Disorders from Elementary Through High School
Health Lecture Series, Salem Hospital, Salem,
Individual and Group Psychotherapy
1992 Portsmouth Pavilion, Portsmouth, NH (4/17/92)
Individual and Group Therapy: Clinical and Theoretical Issues
Grand Rounds, Cambridge Hospital,
the Narcissistic System: Self Psychology and Family Therapy
1991 Lake Shore Hospital, Manchester, NH 12/6/91)
Individual and Group Therapy: Transference and Countertransference Dilemmas
Workshops and inservice presentations: See on
separate web page.
Board of Directors, Derry-Londonderry-Timberlane United Way |
(Heritage United Way 2001-02),
Campaign Chairperson; Strategic Planning Committee
Advisory Board, Stateline CH.A.D.D., Hampstead, NH
Board of Directors, Derry Visiting Nurses Association, Derry, NH
Southeastern Child Advocacy Team, Derry, NH
Board of Directors, The Robert Frost School,
“Doctor: ADHD effects can be lessened,” The Sunday Telegraph, 11/26/00
“Parenting the ADHD child,”
The Derry News, 10/20/00
“Psychologist tackles parenting challenges,” The Derry News,
“Fathers of ADHD children can play key role,” The Derry News, 7/14/95
Interviewed on The Weekend Show,
WMUR Channel 9, Manchester, NH, “Keeping Kids Safe” series: ”Child Mental Health Issues,” 7/26/97
Interviewed on The Six O’Clock News, WMUR Channel
NH, 8/31/97, 11/11/97
Discussant on The Exchange, New Hampshire Public Radio: “Attention Deficit Disorder,” 9/19/97
America Online live forum on parenting ADHD children,
Compuserve live forum on parenting ADHD children, 4/29/98
Hampshire Psychological Association
Massachusetts Psychological Association Public
Information Committee (1985-87)
EEG Spectrum, International
International Society for Neurofeedback and Research
Biographee, Who’s Who in America 2001-,
Biographee, Who's Who in the East 1997-
Edward Jacobs, Ph.D. &
Associates: Psychological Services • Neurofeedback • Learning Disabilities Services • Tutoring
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