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Charles J. Jacob
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information
Office: Wister 224
Phone: 215-991-2179
Fax: 215-951-5140

Dr. Jacob received his Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University. He joined La Salle as an assistant professor in the department of psychology in 2011, where he teaches predominantly in the master’s program in professional clinical counseling. He is currently training at the Center for Cognitive Therapy at the University of Pennsylvania and is the faculty advisor for the department’s Chi Sigma Iota chapter (Chi Sigma Beta). When not engaged in teaching, research, and clinical practice, Dr. Jacob enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter, and their two cats.

Areas of Expertise
Professional counseling, marriage and family therapy, substance abuse, domestic violence


  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S.Ed, Duquesne University

Licenses and Certifications

  • Professional Counselor (Pennsylvania & Connecticut)
  • Marriage and Family Therapist (Pennsylvania)
  • Applied Psychologist (Virginia)


  • PCC 501: Professional Orientation and Ethical Practice of Counseling
  • PCMF 500: Counseling & Psychotherapy: Theories and Interventions
  • PCMF 502: Counseling Laboratory
  • PCMF 612: Group Counseling
  • PCC 644: Career Counseling
  • PCMF 671: Grief, Loss, and Trauma Counseling

Representative Publications

Carney, J. L., Jacob, C. J., & Hazler, R. (2011). Exposure to school bullying and the social capital of sixth-grade students. The Journal of Humanistic Counseling, 50, 238-253.

Herbert, J. T., Barrett, K., Evenson, T., & Jacob, C. J. (2010). Roles and function of undergraduate rehabilitation services alumni: A pilot study. Rehabilitation Education, 24 (3 & 4), 149–166.

Representative Presentations

Jacob, C. J. (2012). Clinical Decision-Making in Domestic Violence Scenarios: The Influence of Experience, Information Obtained, and Personal Biases. Presented at the International Family Therapy Association Conference, Vancouver, BC.

Jacob, C. J. (2010). Re-conceptualizing domestic violence counseling for mutually aggressive couples: The influences of personal bias and assessment procedures. Presented at the American Family Therapy Academy in Boulder, CO.

Jacob, C. J. (2009). Effects of bullying on the development of social capital in adolescence. Presented at the XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Vilnius, Lithuania

Professional Memberships
National Board for Certified Counselors
American Counseling Association
Chi Sigma Iota

Kelly McClure, Ph.D.
Kelly McClure, Ph.D.

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology
La Salle University
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
Phone: 215.951.1350
Fax 215.951.5140

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