Jamie Axelrod grew up in New York City and attended New York University where he earned a B.A. in Psychology. He earned his M.S. in Counseling at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
After graduating with his M.S., Jamie began working as a mental health therapist in Valparaiso, In. before moving to Wyoming. In Wyoming, Jamie continued his work as a mental health therapist and pursued his passion for outdoor sports. After ten years at a community mental health center Jamie went to work for Protection and Advocacy Systems, Inc., a disability rights advocacy law firm. At Protection and Advocacy Systems, Jamie served as an advocate assisting individuals with disabilities with claims that their civil rights had been violated.
Jamie joined the Disability Resources team at NAU in August of 2007.