Charles Jacob, PhD
Charles Jacob, PhD, is a psychologist with over 15 years of clinical experience conducting and overseeing the delivery of mental health services to individuals with severe mood and personality disorders as well as their families. He is past president of the Pennsylvania branch of the American Counseling Association and maintains a robust private practice in the suburbs of Philadelphia as a licensed psychologist, professional counselor and marriage and family therapist.
In addition to training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy for the treatment of borderline personality disorder, Dr. Jacob is an expert in Cognitive Therapy and a highly regarded clinician and scholar. He is a recipient of PCA’s David W. Hall Advocacy Award and has been a featured interview in Counseling Today as well as NPR’s The Pulse.
Dr. Jacob is a full-time faculty member in the Human Development Quantitative Methods Division at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. He received his PhD from The Pennsylvania State University and completed a year of additional training at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania.
Financial: Dr. Charles Jacob maintains a private practice and has employment relationships with the University of Pennsylvania and Sacred Heart University. He receives royalties as a published author. Dr. Jacob receives a grant from the United States Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Charles Jacob is a member of the American Counseling Association.