About Me

 

Alison Jacob is an experienced Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual and marital  therapy. With over 15 years of experience as a therapist, and as a graduate of New York University School of Social Work, she brings unique knowledge and therapeutic technique to her to practise. Ms. Jacob maintains a private practice in Schenectady, New York.  For several years Ms. Jacob worked as a clinician on an interdisciplinary team at Ellis Outpatient Mental Health Clinic in Schenectady, NY, as well as On-Site Psychological Services in Troy, NY.  Among her areas of expertise are cognitive behavioral therapy as applied to individual growth and understanding, as well as marital therapy focused on conflict understanding and resolution and developing closeness in relationships.

 

Ms. Jacob is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback in a professional, warm and comfortable environment.  The goal is to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.