Jaclyn Jacobs, MS, CRC

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Jaclyn Jacobs is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and doctoral student completing a one-year internship at The Center for Growth. She works with individuals and couples experiencing anxiety, depression, trauma, eating disorders, life transitions, and grief, and sexuality issues such as sexual trauma, negative body image, and orgasm and arousal difficulties. Ms. Jacobs has a passion for working with survivors of sexual and domestic violence, LGBTQIA populations, and individuals experiencing sexual dysfunction. She aims to be an ally and an advocate for all of her clients, and to foster an open and collaborative therapeutic environment in which one’s sexuality can be explored safely and respectfully.

During her Master’s program, Ms. Jacobs offered individual therapy and psychological evaluations for pre- and post-operative abdominal transplant patients at UNC Hospitals. She has also worked as a sexual health counselor offering STI testing and sex education at a free community clinic in North Carolina. She has worked with people from varied backgrounds, generations, orientations, and identities.

Ms. Jacobs holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Linguistics from Georgetown University and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Human Sexuality Studies from Widener University.