Brenda Jones

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling



     

Biography


Dr. Brenda Jones is a Clinical Assistant professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio and has been one of the instructors on record for School Counseling internship, Multiculturalism in Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling internship, and Child and Adolescent Counseling. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Education and Supervision and a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio.  She is a Texas professional school counselor, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Her educational experience spans over 30 years with 9 years of high school teaching experience, over 13 years of high school developmental guidance and counseling experience, and 8 years of clinical and head counseling experience. She has been named the South Texas Counselors Association High School Counselor of the Year, the Texas School Counselors Association High School Counselor of the Year, and the American School Counselors Association High School Counselor of the Year. She has had a feature story printed on her in Ebony and Jet Magazines under the Annual Women’s Issue and People Section. She has presented in numerous professional development workshops and conferences at the local, state, and national levels for counselors and counselor educators. She has been published in several peer-reviewed professional journals, has co-edited a book entitled Child and Adolescent Case Studies: Fostering Developmental, Relational, Systemic & Multicultural Contexts, written a chapter in an edited textbook entitled Implementing a Career Guidance and Educational Planning Program at the High School Level, and has written several book reviews and articles in professional journals for counselors. She currently is an active member of many professional organizations and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, the Journal of School Counseling and is past president and a past board member-at-large for Texas Association of Counselor Education and Supervision representing school counseling issues. She is one of the recipients for the 2018 Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Outstanding Article Award for co-authoring the article Faith, Race, and LGB Affirmation: Experiences of African American Counselors-In-Training. The article is published in the Journal of Counselor Education and Supervision and is a national-level award.