Dr. Zucker’s C.V.

Dr. Jessica Zucker weaves together her experience in international women’s health, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and mindfulness-based approaches in her clinical practice. Jessica offers short-term and long-term psychotherapy as well as consultation services for women and families, companies, and campaigns centered around maternal health.

GRADUATE EDUCATION

Ph.D., California Graduate Institute of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology—Granted Dissertation Award

M.A., Harvard University, Psychology and Human Development

M.P.H., New York University, International Public Health—Awarded Academic Honors

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force, Advanced Professional Training

Yale Parenting Center, Parent Training Program

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Mind-Body Medicine, Training with Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.

Postpartum Support International, Training in Perinatal Mood Disorders

Wright Institute, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Certificate

Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Year-Long Foundations Course

Mindsight Institute, Interpersonal Neurobiology Study Group with Daniel Siegel, M.D.

CLINICAL TRAINING + CONSULTATION

Private Practice, Licensed Clinical Psychologist PSY#24465

Psychoanalytic Study Center, Conference Planning Committee, symposium exploring the discourse on sexuality and pornography in psychoanalysis

Wright Institute, Adult Training and Outpatient Eating Disorders Programs, Predoctoral Intern and Postdoctoral Fellow

Maple Counseling Center, Child, Adolescent, and Family Training Program, Practicum Intern

INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC HEALTH

Harvard School of Public Health, Global Reproductive Health Forum, Department of Population and International Health, Project Director, Boston * India, Nepal, Nigeria

Engender Health, Program Associate, New York * Senegal

FELLOWSHIPS

Columbia University and University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, International School for Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute on Sexuality, Culture, and Society

Project Otzma, Service Corps, Community Service Project, Israel

TEACHING FELLOWSHIPS

Harvard University, Psychology of Women and Gender

New York University, Public Health and Human Development

RESEARCH

Feminist Majority Foundation, Reproductive Health and Rights Research and Documentary Development

Harvard University, Alliance on Gender, Culture, and Girls Development

Harvard University, Feminist Research in the Social Sciences- Conducted qualitative study on women’s sexual health and female identity development

Planned Parenthood of New York City, Clinic Services Department

Mount Sinai Hospital, Program for Pregnant and Parenting Teenagers

AWARDS + GRANTS

Josephine Bernstein Award for Best Qualitative and Quantitative Dissertation, California Graduate Institute of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

American Psychological Association, Division of Psychoanalysis (39), Section III: Women, Gender, and Psychoanalysis, National Dissertation Award

Robert J. Stoller Foundation, grant awarded for psychoanalytic research on sexuality

AFFILIATIONS

Board Member, American Psychological Association, Section III: Women, Gender, and Psychoanalysis, Division of Psychoanalysis (39)

Member, International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP)

Member, Postpartum Support International (PSI)

Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)