by Walter E. Jacobson · Filed Under: building self esteem
I received my Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University, where I majored in Psychology and minored in Pre-Med. After graduating from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1977, I took an 18-year hiatus from medicine.
During that time I engaged in an odyssey of self-discovery and creative self-expression, which included publishing the Tucson Times (an entertainment and arts weekly), writing screenplays, performing stand-up comedy, producing Poor Walter’s Almanac (a weekly satiric social-political commentary TV show on cable access), and appearing four times on the “ROSEANNE” TV series.
Following my return to medicine in 1995, I graduated from the UCLA / San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Program, became a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, and have been in private practice in the Los Angeles area since 1999.
My training at the UCLA / San Fernando Valley Psychiatry Residency Program provided me with a wealth of skills. Their psychopharmacology program enabled me to assess and treat biological and chemical imbalances that contribute to anxiety, depression and other psychiatric disorders.
Their psychotherapy program taught me a variety of therapeutic techniques, including dynamic insight-oriented therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, short-term therapy, interpersonal therapy, couples therapy and family systems therapy, many of which I integrate into my treatment approach once I formulate a client’s problems, weaknesses and strengths.
One of my unique therapeutic skills involves Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, which I learned by taking courses offered by the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA).
Another unique therapeutic option that I offer my clients is Past Life Regression Therapy which I learned from Brian Weiss, MD, a psychiatrist and expert in the field of Past Life Regression.
I am also a motivational speaker, a spiritual advisor and a Mastery of Life mentor, guiding people towards the fulfillment of their goals and dreams.
I have authored two books. My first book, Forgive to Win!, teaches people cognitive tools and spiritual techniques for building self-esteem, eliminating self-sabotaging behaviors, and creating the lives that they want. My second book, Einstein’s Cosmic Journey, is a mixture of biography and fantasy based on the life of Albert Einstein.
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