Rachel Jacoby, PhD


Rachel Jacoby, PhD, LPCC-S, NCC, CFLE
Rachel Jacoby, PhD, LPCC-S, NCC, CFLE

Dr. Jacoby is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with Supervisory Endorsements, National Certified Counselor, Certified Family Life Educator, and Certified Trauma Practitioner, who passionately enjoys working with children, adolescents and families. Dr. Jacoby has held faculty roles working with undergraduate and graduate courses to counseling students at The University of Toledo, Bowling Green State University, and New England College.  She is currently a visiting faculty member at Palo Alto University.  Dr. Jacoby has presented at several national conferences and held leadership positions in state and national professional organizations.  Dr. Jacoby has held the role of president and founder of the Association of Child and Adolescent Counseling – Ohio Chapter (ACACO).  She will be transitioning soon into the role of president of the Association of Child and Adolescent Counseling (ACAC).  

Dr. Jacoby values working with individuals on a personal and collaborative level; while building strong interpersonal relationships.  With this consideration, Dr. Jacoby utilizes an existential-humanistic framework for her counseling relationships; while integrating evidence-based experiences through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy, play therapy, and narrative approaches.  Dr. Jacoby’s clinical experiences include working with individuals who have experienced anxiety, depression, trauma, autism, and self-esteem work.  She values collaborative relationships to provide best care to her clients, including working closely with families, schools, and allied medical professionals.  

As a counselor educator, Dr. Jacoby is passionate about enhancing the counseling field through leadership and advocacy.  In addition to her leadership roles in the ACAC, Dr. Jacoby has held leadership positions in the Association of Humanistic Counseling (AHC), Chi Sigma Iota (CSI), Ohio Counseling Association (OCA), Ohio Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (OACES), and the Northwest Ohio Counseling Association (NWOCA).  Dr. Jacoby has been awarded Outstanding Practitioner (CSI-Alpha Omega) and Outstanding Supervisor Awards (CSI-Alpha Omega & ACACO) through several professional organizations.  Further she has received accolades as the Martin Richie Scholarship recipient (2018) the University of Toledo Doctoral Student of the Year (2021) and the prestigious Carol Bobby Pioneer Award for Visionary Leadership (CACREP; 2021).  

In her spare time, Dr. Jacoby enjoys spending time with her family, binge watching television series on repeat (most likely The Office or Schitt’s Creek), traveling, or enjoying time outside.  

Additional Information

Call 419-931-3020 to schedule an appointment today!

Insurance Information

Rachel currently accepts the following insurance: Paramount, MMO and Self Pay

Instructions for a scheduled TeleHealth Appointment:

5 minutes prior to your appointment, please open the link above using any device with a camera (phone, computer, IPad). You will have to type in your name to be placed in my “waiting room.” Once I see you are “checked in” I will join you. 

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Rachel Jacoby, PhD
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