James L. Jacobs

James L. Jacobs, PhD

Profile

Gender:
Male

Specialty:

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Areas of Interest

Dr. Jacobs is a child psychologist at the Edmund N. Ervin Pediatric Center in Augusta. A member of MaineGeneral Medical Center's Professional Service Staff since November 2016, Dr. Jacobs joined the pediatric center's staff after working since 2005 for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ohio and Boston. Dr. Jacobs has had an extensive professional career in Maine. From 1986 to 1994, he was director of children's services, then clinical director, for Kennebec Valley Mental Health Center. He then worked as a forensic/child psychologist in private practice until 2005. From 1988 to 2005, Dr. Jacobs also served on the steering committee for the Child Abuse Action Network, a subcommittee of the Maine State Interdepartmental Council.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education

Education

1976
California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, CA, Master's, Psychology
1978
California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, CA, Doctorate, Clinical Psychology & Assessment

Board Certifications

  • National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals, Master Addiction Counselor

Office Information

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