Phone: 484-440-9740, ext. 703
Certified School Psychologist
Dr. Jaci Zarabba received her Master of Arts degree in School Psychology from Towson University and her doctorate from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she received specialized training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT).
In addition to working with children and families at Dragonfly, Jaci joined Widener University as an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology in 2014. Prior to joining Widener, Jaci worked as a school psychologist in Wallingford-Swarthmore School District for seven years where she evaluated students for special education services, provided individual and group counseling, and engaged in collaborative problem solving with families and school-based personnel.
Jaci has experience helping children and families with a wide range of issues including, anxiety, depression, autism, learning problems, and behavioral challenges. She builds on individual’s strengths and utilizes evidence-based treatments in order to provide effective and solution-focused therapy. Jaci understands the complex needs of school-aged children and works closely with schools and outside agencies to assure comprehensive care.
Jaci has published and presented on a variety of topics including depression in youth, diagnosis and intervention for children with anxiety, and attachment patterns in adolescents.
Psy.D. in School Psychology, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
M.A. in School Psychology, Towson University
B.A. in Psychology, University of Hartford
Widener University, 2014-present. Assistant Professor in the Institute for Graduate Clinical Psychology
Wallingford-Swarthmore School District, 2007-2014. School Psychologist