Dr. Jennifer Taub is a psychologist in Jamaica Plain, MA with over 20 years of experience Dr. Taub specializes in evidence-based treatments for anxiety, depression, couples therapy, communication issues, relationships, ADHD, LGBTQ+ identity issues, and trauma. She takes an active, collaborative, and supportive approach to her work, and works together with clients to identify the approach best suited to their needs.
Dr. Taub's background is in both clinical and academic work, and she has researched and been published in the areas of school violence prevention, parent empowerment, youth resilience, and bisexuality. She is a queer, poly, and kink-friendly therapist, end enjoys supporting individuals exploring their gender and sexual identity. Dr. Taub is certified in Imago Relationship Therapy, a structured approach for couples that focuses on communication skills, active listening and empathy. Couples focus on identifying their shared relationship vision, re-romanticize their relationship, and learn to connect in ways that bring them closer.
Dr. Taub sees children, teenagers, young adults, college students, adults, couples, families, and parents in her private practice, and is particularly excited about working with children, twenty-somethings, and recent grads. In her practice, she utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), family systems therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, mindfulness practices, Psychodynamic therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy (EMDR), and Relational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). She holds Advanced EMDR certification.
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, panic disorders, OCD, specific fears and phobias
Relationships - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating
Communication - Gaining concrete strategies to improve communication at home, work, and school
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
ADHD and behavioral issues - Managing ADHD (and other behavior challenges) and its effects on decision making, studies, relationships, and work; helping with organizational challenges
Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
EMDR - EMDR is a trauma treatment that helps process distressing memories and restore the brain's natural healing abilities. In addition to other therapeutic techniques, the therapist leads the client in a series of lateral eye movements while focusing on a difficult memory, reducing any overwhelming feelings connected to past experiences, and allowing for emotional healing
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Taub Psychotherapy, Psychologist, 2003 - Present
Beacon Clinical Research, Sub-Investigator, 2015 - Present
Vive Family Support Program, Parent Coach and Therapeutic Mentor, 2013 - Present
Taub Evaluation Consulting, Independent Evaluation Consultant, 1999 - Present
Heading Home, Director of Individual Services, 2013 - 2014
Harvard Medical School, Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology, 2000 - 2002
University of Vermont, PhD, 2000
Oberlin College, BA, 1991
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Certification