E. Lamerial Jacobson

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Brown Visiting Teacher Scholar Fellow in Counselor Education

Jacobson's research focuses on a multicultural, interdisciplinary approach to understanding the following: counselor identity development and gatekeeping; adult and child survivors of trauma, abuse, and intimate partner violence; marriages, couples, and families; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues in counseling; and human trafficking.

  • Ph.D., counselor education, University of Central Florida
  • M.A., marriage, couple, and family counseling, University of Central Florida
  • B.S., psychology, University of Central Florida

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Course Sampling

  • Family Systems Evaluation
  • Assessment Psychopathology

Areas of Expertise

  • Counselor education

Biography

Lamerial Jacobson earned a B.S. in Psychology, an M.A. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling, and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Central Florida. She is a licensed mental health counselor in Florida and her clinical experiences include working with children, adolescents, and adults in hospitals, agencies, schools and private practice.

Jacobson's research focuses on a multicultural, interdisciplinary approach to understanding the following: counselor identity development and gatekeeping; adult and child survivors of trauma, abuse, and intimate partner violence; marriages, couples, and families; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer issues in counseling; and human trafficking. Jacobson published 12 articles on these various topics in journals such as The Family Journal, the Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, and the Journal of Mental Health Counseling.

As a counselor educator over the past years, Jacobson taught graduate counseling courses in practicum and internship, family and couples counseling, children and adolescents, and diagnosis and treatment planning.

Research

  • Marriages, couples and families
  • LGBTQ issues in counseling trauma and violence

Publications

  • Jacobson, L., Fox, J., Bell, C.H., Zeligman, M., & Graham, J. (In Press). Survivors with dissociative identity disorder: Perspectives on the counseling process. Journal of Mental Health Counseling.
  • Bell, C.H., Jacobson, L., Zeligman, M., Fox, J., & Hundley, G. (In Press). The role of religious coping and resiliency in individuals with dissociative identity disorder. Counseling and Values Journal.
  • Jacobson, L., Daire, A., Abel, E.M., & Lambie, G.W. (2015). Gender expression differences in intimate partner violence victimization, perpetration, and attitudinal acceptance among LGBTQ college students. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 9(3), 199-216.
  • Jacobson, L., Daire, A., & Abel, E.M. (2015). Intimate partner violence: Implications for counseling self-identified LGBTQ college students engaged in same-sex relationships. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 9(2), 118-135.
  • Bell, C.H., Limberg, D., Jacobson, L., & Super, J. (2014). Enhancing counselor-in-training self-awareness by infusing creativity in the pedagogy of a play therapy course. The Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 9(3), 399-414.
  • Daire, A., Carlson, R., Barden, S.M., & Jacobson, L. (2014). An intimate partner violence (IPV) protocol readiness model. The Family Journal, 22(2), 170-178.
  • Fox, J., Bell, C.H., Jacobson, L., & Hundley, G. (2013). Recovering identity: A qualitative investigation of a survivor of dissociative identity disorder. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 35(4), 324-341.
  • Jacobson, L., & Butler, S.K. (2013). Grief counseling and crisis intervention in hospital trauma units: Counseling families affected by traumatic brain injury. The Family Journal, 21(4), 417-424.
  • Daire, A., & Jacobson, L., Carlson, R. (2012). Emotional stocks and bonds: A metaphorical model for conceptualizing and treating co-dependency and other forms of emotional investing. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 66(3), 259-278.
  • Super, J., & Jacobson, L. (2011). Religious abuse: Implications for counseling lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 5(3-4), 180-196.