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FRENCH A. JONES

Ph.D., LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Dr. French A. Jones currently is an Associate Professor at Dallas Theological Seminary in the Biblical Counseling Department. He is in his fifteenth year on the faculty having directed the program for eight years. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, he has maintained an active private counseling practice for individual adults.

Dr. Jones grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia State University. After five years on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ, Dr. Jones attended Dallas Theological Seminary and received his Master of Theology degree. In 1982, he joined the pastoral staff at Northwest Bible Church and began his doctoral work at the University of North Texas. In 1988, he graduated Doctor of Philosophy with a major in Counselor Education and Marriage Counseling.

Dr. Jones has been married to his wife, Amy, for over thirty years. He enjoys hiking, travel, entertaining guests with Amy in their home, and is an avid golfer.

 

AREA OF PRACTICE

Marriage and Divorce, Grief Issues, Single Adults

LICENSE

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor #9305 State of Texas

EDUCATION

Georgia State University, Bachelor of Science, 1972 
Major: Social Psychology


Dallas Theological Seminary, Master of Theology, 1980
Major: Pastoral Ministry


University of North Texas, Doctor of Philosophy, 1988
Major: Marriage Counseling


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Center for Advanced Biblical Studies 1980 – 1983
Director-Teacher of Practical Ministry


Northwest Bible Church 1983 – 1988
Minister of Singles; Counselor


Licensed Professional Counselor 1988 

License Number 09305, State of Texas

Swiss Avenue Counseling Center 1988 – 1990 

Clinical & Executive Director

Dr. French Jones and Associates 1990 – 1995

Licensed Professional Counselor - Private Practice

Dallas Theological Seminary 1995 – Present
Faculty Member: Adjunct Professor 1994 – 1995

Director of Biblical Counseling Department 1995 – 2004
Assistant Professor 1995 – 2007
Professor 2007 – Present
Courses taught: Biblical Counseling Department
Counseling Theory 1995 – Present
Professional Orientation 1995 – Present
Lifestyle & Career Counseling 1995 – Present
Practicum 1995 – Present
Advanced Practicum 1995- Present
Substance Abuse 1999 – 2003
Marriage Counseling 2004 – Present
Social & Cultural Foundations: 2011 & 2012
Methods & Techniques, Houston, 2013
Lifestyle & Career, Houston, 2013

Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor 2006
License Number 1403, State of Texas

Southwest Clinical & Forensics, 2008 – Present
Part-time Counselor

Teaching, speaking, & Counseling Mission Trips:
Poland: 1978, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986
Romania: 1988, 1992, 1995, 2004, 2006

Global Counseling Initiative 2009 – Present
Founder and Director

Married to: Amy Phillips Jones, May 15, 1976

 

CONTACT

french@swcf.net

214-363-2222
f: 214-363-9099