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Natalie Jacobs, MA, LMFT

Natalie is a Primary Therapist at BALANCE. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and received her Masters from the Graduate School of education and Psychology at Pepperdine University. She continued her post-graduate training at Ackerman Institute for the family, and is currently enriching her specialization in Eating Disorder treatment through the Center for the Study of Anorexia and Bulimia (CSAB).

Prior to BALANCE, Natalie supported clients and families at various stages of Eating Disorder and Substance Abuse recovery. She was a therapist at Monte Nido EDTNY and a Program Director at City Recovery, where she developed the women’s residential program and established Eating Disorder support services.

Natalie’s approach is primarily relational, valuing authenticity and connection to her clients. She often infuses mindfulness practices into her work, including guided meditations, body-scan techniques, and breathing exercises.