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Mental Health Professionals

Mental Health Professionals

Mental Health Professionals

Dr. Alyssa Jones
 
Alyssa Jones, Psy.D.
Dr. Alyssa Jones is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides therapy for children, adolescents, young adults, and their families. Dr. Jones works with a wide range of mental health concerns and is particularly dedicated to working with youth experiencing suicidality and self‑harm. Dr. Jones also has extensive experience and interest in working with youth with co‑occurring mental health and medical conditions. Utilizing both psychodynamic and dialectical behavior therapy informed approaches, Dr. Jones focuses on developing healthy coping skills, engaging the family or other important figures, and developing meaningful relationships with oneself and others. Dr. Jones also provides strength‑based psychological and neuropsychological assessment for children and teens with medical and mental health concerns.

Clinical Focus:
  • Therapy with children, adolescents, and families with psychodynamic and dialectical behavior therapy informed treatment
  • Psychological and neuropsychological assessment for children and teens with medical and mental health concerns
Licensing:
  • Licensed in Clinical Psychology by California Board of Psychology
Training:
  • Pepperdine University (Psy.D.)
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (Pre‑doctoral Internship)
  • Children's Hospital of Orange County (CHOC, two‑year postdoctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology)
Other:
  • Developed and provided oversight for the therapeutic programming, psychological testing service, and mental health therapy team at CHOC Mental Health Inpatient Center for 4.5 years
  • Work in high school settings through partnerships with CHOC to provide mental health crisis assessments, short‑term therapy, and implementation of mental health programming