Amy S. Jacob, LCSW   edit Info

238 Raritan Avenue

Highland Park, New Jersey 08904

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Amy Jacob is a licensed clinical social worker who resides and works in Middlesex County, NJ. She has a career history spanning over 10 years of service to children and families and child-serving organizations. She has worked as a mental health clinician on child in-patient units at UMDNJ and Trinitas hospitals in NJ as well as holding positions in research and policy analysis in state government offices and academic institutions.

In her private practice she specializes in treating children, teenagers and young adults who are particularly anxious or resistant to treatment for various reasons. She uses a variety of therapeutic techniques and interventions in order to engage anxious clients and help them achieve their therapeutic goals efficiently. She is experienced in crisis intervention, individual, group and family therapies as well as psychiatric and psychosocial assessments of functioning. She is well-known in Middlesex County for her advocacy and clinical work on behalf of adolescents in the family court and juvenile justice system.

Amy Jacob is also the Coordinator for the Middlesex County Traumatic Loss Coalition for Youth, a project supported by the NJ State Division of Mental Health Services and University Behavioral Health Care, UMDNJ. The Middlesex TLC brings together professionals from mental health, law enforcement, education, clergy and other social service/community organizations in order to address and identify issues in interventions for youth and school communities after traumatic loss events. In this role she also works with the United Way of Central Jersey’s September 11th Oversight Committee’s Mental Health Providers Task Force.

She is also currently employed as a mental health clinician for UMDNJ providing crisis intervention, mental health services and community outreach to agencies in Middlesex County in University Behavioral Health Care’s Acute Treatment/Regional Response Unit.

Insurance & Payments Acceptedsliding fee
Professional AssociationsNASW, American Academy of Bereavement
Licenses & CertificationsLCSW
Theoretical Orientationfamily systems
Areas Most Worked Inchild and adolescent, young adult, individual, family, assessment
Specialties / EmphasisAnxiety/Panic Attacks, Crisis Counseling, Codependency/ACA, Divorce/Dissolution, Forensics, Grief/Loss, Mood Disorders (Depression/Bipolar), Parenting, Self Esteem/Personal Growth, Trauma Recovery (abuse), Women's Issues
Company TypeIndividual
Years In Practice5

Therapy, Life Coaching

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