Jennifer L. Jackson, PhD
clinical psychologist

Dr Jennifer Jackson

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Columbia University
Teachers College

Ed.M. Graduate School of Education
Harvard University

B.A., Smith College

Dr. Jennifer Jackson is a licensed psychologist who works with children, adolescents and adults across the age spectrum.  She received her undergraduate degree from Smith College and a Masters’ in Education from Harvard University where she studied human development and psychology.  As a clinical psychologist, she received her Ph.D. from Columbia University, Teachers College and postdoctoral training at Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York. Her postdoctoral training has included working with children and adolescents in crisis as inpatients, as well as working with adults dealing with trauma and life transitions. 

Dr. Jackson has worked for 20+ years in the mental health field.  She blends psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral (CBT) approaches, including DBT/mindfulness when working with clients and ultimately works collaboratively to address issues of concern.  Dr. Jackson’s areas of expertise also include, life transitions, depression, anxiety, behavioral and mood issues, separation difficulties, attentional problems and family conflict, including divorce.  

She also has a particular interest working with young adults struggling to cope, as well as adoption issues affecting individuals at all ages, attachment, multicultural and sexual identity issues.  Her group work has included adolescent girls’ support groups in the NJ public schools, and groups for adults with chronic illness.  

Dr. Jackson is currently licensed in New Jersey and New York and uses her experience and expertise to help clients make meaningful and lasting changes.


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 Psychotherapy, Psychology, Divorce counseling, Group Therapy, Relational Therapy, Individual psychotherapy, Child/A

dolescent therapy, Group psychotherapy, Play therapy, Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and phobias Family therapy, Parent consultations

Dr. Jenifer Jackson areas of expertise include the following:
Depression, Anxiety, Life transitions, Stress Management, Career Changes, Family and Parenting issues, multiracial/multicultural, Divorce, LGBT issues (individual and family), Women’s Issues, Postpartum depression, Personal Growth, Transgender Issues

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