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Jesse Jacob

Jesse Jacob


  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute
  • M.A., Psychology, Antioch

Jesse is the Director of Clinical Training for the PsyD Counseling Psychology Program. He developed his passion for education while at UC Berkeley for his undergraduate degree in German. There he was trained and employed by UCB as a tutor. Dr. Jacob studied abroad in Berlin for one year and later taught English in Barcelona. He attained an M.A. in psychology from Antioch in 2013 and most recently a PsyD in clinical psychology from Pacifica in 2019. Dr. Jacob is passionate about psychoanalytic personality theory and psychological testing. He has served the community at a number of sites including The Santa Barbara Rescue Mission and New Beginnings Counseling Center and appreciates the profound and positive effect mental health professionals can have on their communities.