SPECIALTIES

Anger Management

Years in Practice

10 years +

where

agoura hills CA 91301 - United States

Credentials

MD

Additional Expertise

Psychiatrist/MD, Psychotherapist, Relationship Coach, Speaker/Presenter, Spiritual Coach

I Practice in

All areas, please inquire

I AM FLUENT IN

English

I Believe

You alone hold the key to unlocking your past and driving your future.

About Walter Jacobson

I received my Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University, where I majored in Psychology and minored in Pre-Med. After graduating from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1977, I took an 18-year hiatus from medicine.

During that time I engaged in an odyssey of self-discovery and creative self-expression, which included publishing the Tucson Times (an entertainment and arts weekly), writing screenplays, performing stand-up comedy, producing Poor Walter's Almanac (a weekly satiric social-political commentary TV show on cable access), and appearing four times on the ROSEANNE TV series.

Following my return to medicine in 1995, I graduated from the UCLA / San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Program, became a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, and have been in private practice in the Los Angeles area since 1999.

My training at the UCLA / San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Program provided me with a wealth of skills. Their psychopharmacology program enabled me to assess and treat biological and chemical imbalances that contribute to anxiety, depression and other psychiatric disorders.

Their psychotherapy program taught me a variety of therapeutic techniques, including dynamic insight-oriented therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, short-term therapy, interpersonal therapy, couples therapy and family systems therapy, many of which I integrate into my treatment approach once I formulate a client’s problems, weaknesses and strengths.

One of my unique therapeutic skills involves Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, which I learned by taking courses offered by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA).

I am the author of two books: “Forgive To Win!” and “Einstein’s Cosmic Journey.” I am also a motivational, self-empowerment speaker, guiding people towards the fulfillment of their goals and dreams.

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