Rosalie M. Jacobs, M.Ed., BCB is a Psychoeducational Therapist/ Behavioral Specialist and Certified Biofeedback Specialist. Ms. Jacobs received her Master’s Degree in Psychoeducational Processes at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rosalie Jacobs provides individual therapy for children, adolescents, and adults as well as for couples and families. She has been a practicing therapist since 1985. Ms. Jacobs specializes in treating anxiety disorders for both children and adults and employs cognitive behavioral therapy, in conjunction with other behavioral approaches to help clients manage their anxiety and stress, as well as their physical ailments which tend to manifest, due to their emotional well being such as: Chronic Pain, Tension and Migraine Headaches, Stress Related Skin Disorders and other Psychophysiological Disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohns Disease, Colitis and other Gastro-Intestinal Disorders.
Rosalie M. Jacobs, M.Ed., BCB specifically enjoys working with children. Her Bachelor’s degree is in elementary education and after teaching for several years decided to take on a one on one approach with children who are suffering from anxiety and stress. “When working with children the turn around with symptoms tend to be faster due to the fact that the child has not held onto these symptoms of anxiety for as long as adults tend to before beginning with treatment.” “It is a joy for me to observe a young child learn and utilize coping skills which they are given during therapy and utilize the skills to help them reduce their discomforts and feel empowered by doing so.” As stated by Rosalie Jacobs. When working with children and adolescents Ms. Jacobs may utilize talk therapy, art therapy, play therapy, movement therapy as well as relaxation techniques along with cognitive behavioral therapy.
Rosalie M. Jacobs was the President Elect of The Pennsylvania Society of Behavioral Medicine and Biofeedback from January 2001- December 2004, and has been affiliated with other organizations and societies throughout her years of practice. Ms. Jacobs presented for The Association for Psychocutaneous Medicine of North America on “Treating Psoriasis and Rosacea with Biofeedback Therapy/Supportive Psychotherapy, Two Case studies,” in New Orleans, Louisiana, February , 2005. She has also presented case studies several times over for The Clinical Department of St. Francis/St. Joseph Homes for Boys, and has presented Stress Management Seminars at Bucks County Community College, Smith Barney, Citigroup, INC. and at several Wellness Seminars throughout the Bucks County Region.