Rev. Dr. Bryan A. Jones, LPC

Dean/Executive Director

Rev. Dr. Bryan A. Jones is one of the nation’s leaders in pastoral care and counseling, Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE), the integration of professional counseling and spiritual/pastoral counseling, and spiritual/pastoral psychotherapy.

After obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree in History/Political Science, Master of Divinity degree at the Samuel Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University in Richmond, Virginia,  Dr. Jones earned his Doctor of Divinity degree at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. The ministry research project development was “A Clinical Model For Dealing With the Ineffectiveness of Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling in African-American Church.” The main development focus of the study was developing a Theology of Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling and Wellness for Ministry in the 21st Century.

Rev. Dr. Bryan A. Jones, LPC, is a board-licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Georgia and Virginia. He is a certified state clinical counselor supervisor in Georgia and Virginia. Dr. Jones is an ordained minister, a board-certified clinical chaplain with The College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy, and serves as the first African-American male Co-President of this organization. In addition, Dr. Jones is a clinical pastoral supervisor with The College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP) and a clinical pastoral educator (CPE) with The Institute For Clinical Pastoral Training. These are two leading national chaplain certification organizations in the United States and abroad.

Dr. Jones is a certified Spiritual-Integrated Psychotherapist with The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. “ACPE is the standard for spiritual care and education with a diverse membership that includes Certified CPE Educators, Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapists, Spiritual Care Professionals and Practitioners, Pastoral Counselors, Chaplains, Faith Communities, and Seminaries. ACPE is the premier Department of Education recognized organization that provides the highest quality CPE programs for spiritual care professionals of any faith and setting.

Presently Dr. Jones is employed at the Department of Veteran Affairs- Atlanta as a Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling staff chaplain and provides individual and family counseling, PTSD and grief support, and other spiritual needs to our nation’s veteran population. In addition, Dr. Jones also provides spiritually integrated psychotherapy, pastoral care, and pastoral counseling to our nation’s veterans who have served our nation’s military.

Dr. Jones is the founder and the executive director of The Joshua Generation Care and Consultant Services, LLC, which provides individual, family, and group professional Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling counseling services to the metro Atlanta area and Georgia. For over ten years, The Joshua Generation, LLC has provided a training place for seminary and counseling students in the metro and urban Atlanta areas with health disparities.

Dr. Jones also serves as the Executive director of the Foundation for Therapeutic and Spiritual Empowerment Services, Inc. specializes in individual, family, and couple’s therapy that promotes Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling awareness and focuses on a theology of the “Mind, Body, and the Spirit.”  The Foundation For Therapeutic and Spiritual Empowerment Services, Inc provides affordable Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling services, education, and training for the state of Georgia and also the state of Virginia.

Dr. Jones is the host of “Therapeutic Conversations,” an online talk show that discusses the integration and importance of Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling and spirituality. In addition, he has appeared on several national shows to discuss mental health, spirituality, and wellness. Dr. Jones is passionate about helping people understand the importance of Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling in spirituality. This spiritual integration begins with the development of a Theology of Mental Health. Also, it provides models of spiritually integrated psychotherapy for the local faith-based communities as “First Responders” to Faith-Based Mental Health Counseling access and care.