- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute
- M.A., Counseling Psychology, National University
- Clinical Psychologist
Jaclyn is a core faculty member in the Counseling Psychology department, and is currently serving as the Director of Research in the Counseling PsyD program. She is a licensed psychologist who practices in San Diego, California. She has dedicated a good portion of her clinical work to providing services to people who have severe psychiatric illness and substance use disorders in community mental health, psychiatric hospitals, and more recently in detentions. She is a strong advocate for social justice, equity, inclusion, diversity, and destigmatization. Jaclyn was involved in psychopharmacological research for 14 years as a sub-investigator in clinical trials that were examining the efficacy of novel drugs for the treatment of acute psychiatric illness. Jaclyn has also supervised a number of interns and has taught in several masters and doctorate psychology programs in Southern California.