Elka Jacobs-Pinson Psy.D., Psychologist in Brooklyn, New York, 11213

Elka Jacobs-Pinson


Elka Jacobs-Pinson


Professions: Counselor, Psychologist, Psychotherapist
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Psychologist - 008717
Secondary Credential: Psychologist - 2717


1398 Carroll Street
Brooklyn, New York 11213

My Approach to Helping

I provide a highly individualized approach, tailored to the needs of the client. This includes consideration of their background, their presenting issues, their expectations, and immediate and long-term needs. I utilize both active and less directive approaches as appropriate, and I include much psychoeducation and other resources beginning in the initial meeting. I work "transparently" and collaboratively with clients.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

I am especially skilled at working with young adults and can efficiently help them resolve their inner conflicts and move forward in work and relationship areas.

Services I Provide

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Consultation
  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Online Counseling / Phone Therapy
  • Other
  • Psychological Evaluation

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    Singles dating for marriage, Engaged and newly married couples, New parents, Stepparents/stepchildren

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Parenting
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Stress
  • Women's Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Psychodynamic

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