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Featuring Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D. - Author of "The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers"

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Empowering Family Caregivers

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RESCHEDULED SHOW WITH DR. BARRY J. JACOBS, Psy.D., Author of "The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers" On WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19TH at 1:30pm EST, Susan Baida, Co-Founder of eCareDiary will interview Barry J. Jacobs, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist, family therapist and the author of the book, "The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers—Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent"

As a clinician, Dr. Jacobs specializes in helping families cope with serious and chronic medical illnesses. As an educator, he works as the Director of Behavioral Sciences for the Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency Program in Springrfield, PA and has had adjunct faculty positions with the Temple University School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Institute for Clinical Psychology of Widener University.

He is the national spokesperson on family caregiving for the American Heart Association. A former journalist, he writes an advice column for Take Care!, the newsletter of the National Family Caregivers Association and is the editor of the “In Sickness & Health” column for the APA journal Families, Systems & Health. He is on the board of directors of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association. Dr. Jacobs lives with his wife and two children in Swarthmore, PA. He maintains a website: www.emotionalsurvivalguide.com