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Director of Behavioral Sciences
Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency
Author, "The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers"
Swarthmore, PA

Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D. is a Clinical Psychologist, Family Therapist and the Director of Behavioral Sciences for the Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program in Springfield, PA. He is the author of,  "The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers--Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent" (Guilford, 2006).  A former journalist, he writes an advice column for "Take Care!", the newsletter of the National Family Caregivers Association, edits the "In Sickness & Health" column for the journal "Families, Systems & Health" and co-writes regular articles on family caregiving for  For the past two years, he has been a national spokesperson on family caregiving for the American Heart Association. He was previously a national expert panel on cancer and caregiving, organized by the Rosalyn Carter Institute for Caregiving.  He has given hundreds of public presentations on family caregiving around the country to caregivers, physicians, nurses, social workers and mental health providers.  He has been quoted on family caregiving in such national publications as The New York Times, AARP Magazine, Prevention, and Woman's Day.  Visit for more information. 

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