Marilyn S. Jacobs, Ph.D., ABPP is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst specializing in medical psychoanalysis. She provides psychological assessment and treatment services to patients with medical illness and chronic pain. She is a consultant to medical device companies regarding the integration of pain psychology with advanced interventions for pain management. She holds voluntary clinical faculty positions at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine – in psychiatry/biobehavioral sciences and in anesthesiology. She is a consultant to medical teams for collaboration of care. She is on the faculty of the Wright Institute Los Angeles providing clinical supervision and teaching. Dr. Jacobs is the Historian of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association as well as Co-Chairperson of the International Relations Committee of Division 39. She has a long-standing interest in political psychology, having presented and written on this topic, most notably American Psychology and the Quest for Nuclear Peace (Prager 1987).