Dr. Victor Jones

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Dr. Victor Jones

Clinical Psychologist


Victor Lamarr Jones, Jr., Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who enjoys working with both individuals and couples. He received his doctorate from Howard University, where he studied a variety of evidence-based therapies and participated in several research projects.  He completed his clinical internship in health psychology at the VA Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland School of Medicine Consortium. After obtaining his degree, he completed a postdoctoral fellowship in HIV and Liver Disease at the Washington DC VA Medical Center. Dr. Jones’ experiences have allowed him to work in a variety of interdisciplinary settings (i.e., primary care, palliative and  hospice, sub-acute rehab, substance use, chronic pain), conducting individual, group, and couples psychotherapy, pre-surgical evaluations, and psychodiagnostic assessments with clients presenting with a wide range of behavioral, emotional, physical, and spiritual concerns.


As a therapist, Dr. Jones allows empirical findings to guide his approach to psychological assessment, conceptualization, and intervention. He is dedicated to providing high-quality services and utilizes a variety of evidence-based techniques and interventions, including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and emotionally focused therapy for couples, to assist clients in developing and honing skills that will help achieve personal goals, promote overall wellness, and improve quality of life. In his free time, you can find Dr. Jones cooking, searching for hidden treasure in a record store, and spending time with his Aussiedoodle, Chase. 
Favorite quote: “Our moments of transformation are rarely moments of triumph.”

Education

Washington DC VA Medical Center, HIV/HCV Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship

VA Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland School of Medicine Psychology Internship Consortium-Health Psychology

Howard University, Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology, Minor: NeuropsychologyHoward University, Master of Science, Clinical PsychologyHoward University, Bachelor of Science, Psychology

Offering

Sex therapy
LGBTQ+ issues/concerns
Relationship conflict/concerns
Depression
Adjustment to acute/chronic medical conditions
Health promotion & risk reduction
Grief & loss
Substance use
End of life concerns
Stress management

APPROACHES

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Sex Therapy
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (currently in training)

Session Fee: $185