Counseling Group Miami

Kristin Jones, DHSc, LMHC | Director of Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Kristin Jones, DHSc, LMHC, is passionate about helping people to live balanced and healthy lives.  Dr. Jones has a doctoral degree in health science and a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Nova Southeastern University, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.  She is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and is the director of the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy program at The Counseling Group.  She is specialized in the treatment of eating disorders, borderline personality disorder, trauma, and anxiety disorders.  In addition to DBT, Dr. Jones has extensive training in Radically-Open DBT, DBT-Prolonged Exposure for post-traumatic stress disorder, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Mindfulness.

Mind/Body development is another one of Dr. Jones’ specialties. She uses her former experience teaching yoga, in combination with psychotherapy, to help clients to become more integrated in mind, body, and soul.  When appropriate, Dr. Jones utilizes yoga postures and meditation during sessions for issues such as life stress, anxiety, body image issues, improving attention span and concentration, development of greater mind and body awareness and balance, and to use as a healthy coping mechanism to deal with difficult emotions.