As a psychology professional furnishing services to the justice system, Martha C. Jacobson provides psychological assessment in a range of legal contexts in addition to other expert contributions. In her trusted legal capacity, she works as a Forensic Evaluator in both federal and state courts, where she testifies on matters concerning criminal and family issues. A Supreme Court-certified mediator in the state of Florida, Martha C. Jacobson facilitates inter-family negotiations to reach settlements on issues through parent coordination. Currently, Martha C. Jacobson delivers the above legal services through a private practice, Psychology Associates, P.A., in Hollywood, Florida. She offers testimony for courts and also acts as a consultant to lawyers on matters pertinent to psychology. Additionally, Dr. Jacobson furnishes one-on-one, family, and marital psychotherapy in her role as Clinical Director at Psychology Associates. Before building her career in forensic psychology, Martha C. Jacobson underwent a thorough education. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Duke University, after which she earned her Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Barry University, a school she would later serve as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology. The University of Miami awarded her a PhD in Clinical Psychology, following which she underwent a postdoctoral residency at Feiner & Associates in Pembroke Pines, Florida. Beyond her work at her private practice, for the courts, and in the academic world, Martha C. Jacobson participates in her wider professional community through organizational involvement. She belongs to the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the American Psychological Association, and the Society of Personality Assessment. Additionally, Martha C. Jacobson affiliates with a number of groups dedicated to bettering lives. She supports Human Rights Campaign and Women in Distress, an organization that helps women impacted by domestic violence.


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Work History

Work History
Apr 1990 - Present

Clinical Director

Psychology Associates, P.A.


Sep 1984 - Aug 1988


University of Miami
Sep 1982 - Jul 1984


Barry University
Sep 1963 - Jun 1966


Duke University