About Dr Bob Jacobs
Dr Bob Jacobs has over 30 years experience working with children and parents as a teacher, coach, psychologist, mediator and lawyer. He is a registered Queensland clinical psychologist and is also registered with the Australian Attorney-General's Office as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner (child-inclusive practice). Dr. Jacobs has done a good deal of clinical supervision, including working with masters' students at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s psychology clinic in Sippy Downs (Queensland) in 2009.
Dr. Jacobs was host of the award-winning government access cable television show "Parenting with Dr. Bob" in the United States in the late 1990's, and wrote a weekly parenting column for the Tampa (Florida) Tribune. In addition to a doctorate and masters degree in psychology, Dr. Jacobs has a J.D. degree (law), is a licensed lawyer in the United States and is admitted as a solicitor in New South Wales.
Dr. Jacobs worked with Youth Affairs Network of Queensland (YANQ) from 2002 through 2010 advocating for young people. He has conducted two state wide speaking tours and was a keynote speaker at the Queensland State Youth Conference in Mackay in 2003, and at the National Youth Conference in Melbourne in 2007. Dr. Jacobs was invited to speak to the Commonwealth Senate Committee on Mental Health in Canberra in 2005 .
Dr. Bob also raised two beautiful children as a single parent.
“I heard Bob on the radio and came straight come to google his name and find out more” –Sarah
“…a beautiful man with a beautiful insight into the world of children” –Jenny
“You truly are the most inspirational person I have met and I believe if we all stick together we can make a difference. It may take a generation or two - but fingers crossed” –Tracey
“Being a single parent I found Dr Bob very inspiring.” –Owen
“What wonderful sense you make” –Sue
“Dr Bob expresses unconditional love to all he comes in contact with, I believe he is one of the true guardians of the children. Thank you so so much, you make a difference in people lives and it brings joy and happiness in so many places.” –Jenny
“I just wish to thank you so much for all that you have done. Words cannot convey how thankful I am for you.” – Gabrielle and Mathew.