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Mary-Elaine Jacobsen Psy.P.

Dr. Mary-Elaine Jacobsen is the former Chief Psychologist for the Amherst Wilder Foundation, a highly-regarded organization with programs for behavior-disordered children, therapeutic foster care, home and school counseling, and child psychiatry. A recognized leader in child guidance and developmental psychology, Dr. Jacobsen is the author of The Gifted Adult and she has been published in, and interviewed for, many professional journals and periodicals. She is Assistant Professor of Psychology at Salem College in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.