Therapist Profile

Carolyn F. Jacobs, PsyD
Professional Title:
625 Third Ave Chula Vista, CA 91910-5703
(619) 525-7747
License Number
Practicing Since:
Additional Licenses:
Licensed Psychologist (PSY15774) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC27264)

Personal Statement

Personal Statement:
My clinical work focuses on how relationships shape individual behavior and functioning in one's family, work system and other social systems. I support clients to develop more effective options for decreasing chronic anxiety/depression, increasing more effective self-management skills in relationship to important others, and increasing flexibility and resiliency to meet all of life's challenges. Therapy is a process of increasing one's ability to balance automatic reactivity and feelings with a factual view of oneself and others. My work with individuals, couples and families is guided by Bowen Family Systems Theory ( Bowen theory places the individual's functioning in the broader context of their important relationships. In addition to private practice, I am the Director of Southern CA Education and Training in Bowen Theory. This program provides education and training to individuals interested in Bowen theory principles and concepts. The focus is on developing a way of thinking that can lead to more effective options for managing life's challenges in the family and the workplace. Participants in the program come from a variety of professional backgrounds including mental health, business, clergy, law, medicine, and education. I am a AAMFT and CAMFT approved supervisor. I also offer individual and group supervision/consultation to licensed and non-licensed therapists in training.

About My Practice

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 9 AM to 7 PM
Private clinical practice providing psychotherapy services to individuals, couples and families. Supervision/Consultation to therapists in training Director of Southern CA Education and Training in Bowen Family Systems Theory.
Aetna, Any Insurance Eligible, Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Shield of CA, Health Net Insurance, Medi-Cal, Medicare, Magellan, MHN, Most Insurance Accepted, Motion Pictures, Other, PacifiCare, Private Pay, PPO, Tricare, United Behavioral Health, United Health Care, Value Options
Credit Cards Accepted
MasterCard, Visa
Free Initial Consult
Offers Teletherapy


Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) with a Specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy

Area of Specialty

Alzheimer's Families
Career Stress and Changes
CAMFT Certified Supervisor
CoDependant/Adult Children of Alcoholics
Depression/Clinical Depression
Employment Issues
Group Therapy
Life Transitions/Mid-Life Issues
Men's Issues
Pre-Marriage Counseling
Post Traumatic Stress Disorders
Self Esteem/Personal Growth
Single Parents
Step/Blended Families
Women's Issues
Working With Therapists


Theoretical Orientation
Brief/Solution Focused Therapy
Family Systems
Postgraduate Program in Bowen Family Systems Theory at the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family (Georgetown Family Center) in Washington, D.C. AAMFT and CAMFT Approved Supervisor Approved continuing education provider for Psychologists (MCEP AA - JAC008) and LMFT/LCSW (BBS - PCE959)
Languages Spoken


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