Associate Director of Community Partnerships
- Los Angeles
- Marriage and Family Therapy
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
- Office Phone
Dr. Jones is a bilingual Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who loves to teach at the Chicago School and also loves working in her private practice that provides services to low income families. At the university, Dr. Jones enjoys teaching practicum seminar, child and adolescents and community mental health among other classes. Dr. Jones has extensive experience in counseling children, adolescents and families, since her internship years in 2001. She started working with kindergarten children in the educational psychology field in 2001 and fell in love with the population. Dr. Jones continued working with children, families and couples in Peru, and then in the U.S. when she moved here in 2005. In the U.S. she did her internship on a free community mental health clinic, and subsequently joined a DMH contracted agency to focus on the Latino community and other minorities. Dr. Jones has worked with 4 different mental health agencies in LA County.
Dr. Jones has training and experience in a wide range of modalities of theoretical and evidence-based practice modalities including CBT, Solution Focused, Family Systems, Trauma Focused CBT, Triple-P, MAP, Psychodynamics and Cultural Diversity. Her experience in clinical work with a variety of populations allows her to provide real life case examples to students and to enhance their counseling skills for the jobs they will face in their future. Dr. Jones' research focuses on The Positive Parenting Program and she is also highly interested in child and adolescent disorders, family therapy and cultural issues.
- Education History
Degree Institution BA and License in Psychology Universidad Cesar Vallejo Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Argosy University EdD in Counseling Psychology Argosy University
- Professional Memberships
Role Organization CAMFT
MFT (USA) Psychology (Peru)
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Child & Adolescent Development Adolescence Discipline Parenting Styles School Issues (Bullying) Clinical Psychology / Mental Health Anxiety Disorders Cognitive Behavioral Therapy DSM/Diagnosis Mood Affective Disorders / Suicide Oppositional-Defiant Disorders Phobia Post-Traumatic Growth Self-Injury Stress/Coping Trauma/PTSD Diversity Acculturation Community Mental Health Cultural Issues Diversity Issues Immigration/Immigrant Issues Latino/a Mental Health Religion and Spirituality Domestic Violence Child Abuse Dating Violence Sexual Abuse Spousal/Partner Abuse Marriage & Family Blended Families Divorce Family Reunification Family Therapy Foster Care Mediation Parenting Relationships and Dating Mood Disorders Depression PTSD/Trauma Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Family Systems Theory Humanistic/Existential Multicultural psychology Object Relations Positive Psychology Relational Cultural Therapy