Counseling Director and Clinical Professor
Department of Dispute Resolution and Counseling
Ph.D., Texas Tech
SMU - East Campus
6116 N. Central Expressway, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75206
Dr. Jacome received her doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas Tech in 2005. Prior to becoming a therapist, Dr. Jacome taught for several years in secondary schools and served as a missionary for 10 years in Indonesia. She has bachelor's degrees in advertising art from Texas A & M Commerce and in secondary education/journalism from Southwest Texas State University. Dr. Jacome obtained her master's degree in Social Sciences from Azusa Pacific University in 1994 while residing overseas. Dr. Jacome is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in Texas and an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor.
Dr. Jacome's clinical, teaching, and research interests include innovative treatment in marriage and family therapy, and gender and culture issues in therapy. She has published in scholarly journals including the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Contemporary Family Therapy, Traumatology, and the Journal of Feminist Family Therapy. She serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, Family Process, the Journal of Family Psychotherapy, and the Journal of Systemic Therapies.