Dr. Nina Jacobs is a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist in practice for over 20 years. She attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and completed her adult, child and adolescent training at NYU School of Medicine. She has additional training in psychodynamic psychotherapy at New York Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Jacobs believes understanding and compassion are fundamental to the doctor-patient relationship. With an engaged, optimistic style, she provides attentive, patient-centered care to reduce troubling symptoms and restore well-being. Treatment includes a comprehensive evaluation, thoughtful medication management as indicated, supportive therapy and the development of stress management skills.
Dr. Jacobs works with youth ages 13-17 and adults with anxiety, depression, bipolar, ADHD, PTSD as well as other mental health issues. With teens, parents are included during a portion of appointments to discuss treatment and progress. Before coming to Talkiatry, Dr. Jacobs served as Chief of Adult Behavioral Health a busy urban community health clinic. In her free time, Dr. Jacobs loves to spend time in nature, read, listen to audiobooks, and relax at home with family, friends, her dog and her sweet but temperamental cat. Dr. Jacobs believes in the resilience of the human spirit and is dedicated to assisting patients to achieve their treatment goals.