Dr. Jackman is a Licensed Psychologist with specialties in Clinical-Child/Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology. She holds a doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi- Hattiesburg. She completed a clinical internship at Children’s Hospital-Boston and a post-doctoral fellowship in Forensic Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital. Additionally, she served as an Instructor at Harvard Medical School for over 10 years. In her current role, Dr. Jackman provides clinical services to students and families, consults to administration and teachers, and supervises clinical interns. She has extensive experience working with young artists, youth with a range of mental health concerns, and individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Dr. Jackman has presented on the topics of cross-cultural competence, parenting, and forensic psychology for teachers, mental health professionals, attorneys, and trainees. She has written several articles on parenting and psychological disorders for Family and Health (Familia Y Salud), and has had TV appearances on Urban Update (NBC Boston) and Common Ground (Boston Neighborhood Network). Dr. Jackman strongly believes in giving back to her community and has been a Board Member for the Massachusetts Psychological Association (MPA); the Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litems (MAGAL); and Families First Parenting Programs. She was a mentor for Big Sister for 9 years and is a founding member of Big Sister’s Diversity Council.