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Francis Jones III , LPC

Stress, Anxiety Trauma and abuse Anger management Self esteem Depression
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About me

I am a psychotherapist, also known as a professional counselor, licensed in Arkansas, the state where I live. For more than 20 years, I have used my skills, education, knowledge, and experience to help children, adolescents (many of whom were at-risk and/or emotionally troubled youth) from the ages of 7 to 18 years old and adults from 19 years of age and older, individually and/or with their families. I enjoy helping each of my clients work through their issues to resolve even the most difficult problems and conflicts.

In approach to psychotherapy, I use cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), reality therapy, and psychoanalysis that I have modified to fit the individual needs of every child, adolescent, adult, and family I see. I use the first three to five sessions with each client to build the positive rapport between us that is needed for us to have a mutual relationship of trust and confidentiality. I show my respect for each of my clients by using a respectful tone of voice, keeping my interactions positive and maintaining a nonjudgmental attitude. I have found that doing so makes it much easier for each client to disclose very personal and often uncomfortable issues, emotions, and behaviors. I also use my empathic and sympathetic skills to understand each client's problem(s) from his/her individual point of view, and I make sure each of my clients understands the pros and cons of every choice he/she makes.

Using that approach has enabled me to help many children, adolescents, and adults to resolve their family conflicts, anger control problems, overcome depression, cope with anxiety, raise their self-esteem, work through unresolved abuse (whether it physical, emotional, or sexual), grief over losing a loved one whether by death or some other way, oppositional problems, ADHD, and social issues (IE, social anxiety, or poor social skills) to name a few. I have done so in a wide range of settings including an outpatient office, the client's home, or school. on inpatient acute care psychiatric units and in long-term residential care programs.

I respect anyone who makes the tough decision to face and overcome these types of problems. I understand these are often exceedingly difficult problems that usually involve disclosing extremely difficult, unpleasant, and uncomfortable things to share with anyone. By doing so, you have taken the important first step to obtaining the happy and successful life you want, need, and deserve.

I look forward to working with you to make the challenging but equally rewarding changes that lie ahead!

Sincerely, Dunn Jones, III, MA, LPC, NBCC

Professional experience

22yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Codependency, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Family Problems, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Impulsivity, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Paranoia, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Trichotillomania, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

License information

AR LPC P1803023


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Francis Jones III . We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

He is a real person with real experiences. He is a good listener, he has to be with the way I talk a million miles an hour. Mostly, I am a good judge of character, and I feel he cares about what he does and trying to help. You cannot be good at anything that your heart is not in and I think his heart is in this 100 percent.

Written on May 15, 2023 after therapy with Francis for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and adhd

He has been supportive understanding and helpful. He has provided me with the tools and support to help myself

Written on May 09, 2023 after therapy with Francis for 11 months on issues concerning depression, relationship issues, and self esteem

Me. Jones is very very respectful and seems to really care about my struggles. I felt so much better after my last visit.

Written on Apr 03, 2023 after therapy with Francis for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

He listens and seems interested in my care

Written on Mar 02, 2023 after therapy with Francis for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Has been helpful. Even without being face to face, I feel he genuinely hears my concerns.

Written on Dec 09, 2022 after therapy with Francis for 3 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

First time in therapy and am extremely happy with the helpfulness Francis has provided in just 2 sessions.

Written on Aug 24, 2022 after therapy with Francis for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd