Pamela Jacobs, Ph.D

Adult Mental Health Director, Native American Rehabilitation Association of the Northwest, Inc.

Pamela Jacobs, Ph. D, is a licensed psychologist and has worked with NARA Northwest since 2012. She is currently an Adult Mental Health Director. She received her degree in 1993 and has worked both in public mental health with older adults and children, and in private practice. Her current interests include integrating the psychological treatment with medical care and addiction services, as well as helping all staff incorporate the understanding of how traumatic experiences affect development and coping. She hopes to be part of the broadening understanding of cultural practices as it applies to better mental health for Native Americans and for all clients at NARA.