clinical psychologist

Dr Jennifer Jackson

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Columbia University
Teachers College

Ed.M. Graduate School of Education
Harvard University

B.A., Smith College



Dr. Jennifer Jackson is a licensed psychologist who works with children, adolescents and adults in individual, family, couple and group therapy.  Her B.A. is from Smith College and she received a Masters in Education from Harvard University, with a focus in adolescent and girls’ identity development.  Dr. Jackson received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University, Teachers College.  She obtained further clinical specialized training as an intern and postdoctoral fellow at Long Island Jewish Hospital’s Child and Adolescent training program.  

In her clinical practice, Dr. Jackson utilizes cognitive behavioral and play therapy in working with children, and provides individual psychodynamic and cognitive therapies when working with adolescents and adults.  Dr. Jackson’s areas of expertise include, life transitions, depression, anxiety, behavioral and mood issues, separation difficulties, sleep disturbances, school refusal, attentional problems and family conflict, including divorce. 

She also has a particular interest working with adoption, attachment issues and trauma and has worked with young people and adults around issues of identity development.  Her group work has included support and social skills groups for children and adolescents in the NJ public schools, as well as facilitating support groups for adults with chronic illness in the nonprofit sector.  

Dr. Jackson is currently licensed in New Jersey and New York and uses her extensive training and expertise to help clients make meaningful and lasting changes.



 Psychotherapy, Psychology, Divorce counseling, Group Therapy, Relational Therapy, Individual psychotherapy, Child/Adolescent therapy, Group psychotherapy, Play therapy, Cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and phobias Family therapy, Parent consultations

Dr. Jenifer Jackson areas of expertise include the following:
Depression, Anxiety, Life transitions, Stress Management, Career Changes, Family and Parenting issues, multiracial/multicultural, Divorce, LGBT issues (individual and family), Women’s Issues, Postpartum depression, Personal Growth, Transgender Issues