Grace Jacobson, PsyD

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Dr. Grace Jacobson is a postdoctoral fellow working toward her licensure as a psychologist under the supervision of Dr. Elizabeth Wagner. Dr. Jacobson utilizes an integrative approach to therapy, working collaboratively and compassionately to shape treatment to the specific needs of each unique client. For some clients, work may include exploring patterns and dynamics in relationships or cultivating greater compassion for oneself; for other clients, work may include examining previous coping styles and developing greater options for coping with difficult feelings or life events. Dr. Jacobson deeply respects the individual history and goals each client brings to the therapy room, and always seeks to empower clients to build lives that feel satisfying and meaningful.

Dr. Jacobson uses Adlerian and Attachment-based lenses to help clients understand how they arrived where they are today, and incorporates the following evidence-based treatments to help clients reach their goals:

  • Dialectic Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Exposure and Response Prevention (E/RP)
  • Comprehensive Behavioral Interventions for Tics (CBIT)

She specializes in treating the following:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • OCD
  • Anger
  • Trauma
  • Attachment Trauma
  • Self-harm
  • Identity Issues
  • Relationship Issues in individuals and couples
  • Adjustment difficulties
  • Academic Concerns
  • Behavior difficulties

Ages Dr. Jacobson treats:

  • School age children (6-10 years old)
  • Preteens (11-12 years old)
  • Teenagers (13-17 years old)
  • Young adults (18- 25 years old)
  • Adults (26-64 years old)

Dr. Jacobson earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Adler University, in Chicago, Illinois. She completed her postdoctoral residency at the Student Counseling Center at the University of Washington, Tacoma. She has experience in a variety of clinical settings, including college counseling, community mental health, child and adolescent psychiatric facilities, and private practice.