About Me

Hello:
My name is Paul S. Jones, MSW, LCSW, QP. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of North Carolina. I have worked in the mental health field a total of 5 years after a 21 year career in the US Army; and retiring as an 82nd Airborne Paratrooper. My clinical expertise is with families, young adults, military veterans, and single parents that experience difficulties with parenting, deployment separation, anxiety, stress, trauma and the related hardships of resulting from those issues. My therapeutic approach is a person centered, multi-ecological domain and strengths perspective that can be from a Christian lens if desired. My goal is to assist clients with identifying the etiology of their concerns, and prompt them through developing practical life strategies to overcome stress, conflict, and inter-personal communication. Ultimately the intent will be to establish individual efficacy and sustainability through improved self-esteem, and the facilities to create, implement and accommodate life strategies that promote success.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parenting issues
  • Anger management
  • ADHD
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Depression , Coping with life changes , Abandonment , Attachment Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Divorce and Separation , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 7

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

NC LCSW C011878


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Paul Jones. 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.

Written by L.I. on Sep 28, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

Paul is awesome. I am a difficult patient, and Paul had patience and is personable. He has good insight, empathy, but does not enable. So rare to find a person like him

Written by J.O. on Sep 28, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning anger management

Paul does a great job of picking up on my concerns/stressos at the time and then diving into them in order to understand how to better deal with them and how to thrive ... great therapist

Written by I.S. on Sep 17, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 11 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and compassion fatigue

Outstanding therapist

Written by D.E. on Aug 31, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and anger management

Choose someone else.

Written by E.M. on Aug 19, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and adhd

I’m having great conversations with my therapist about so many different aspects in my life. Its great to have someone to talk to.

Written by K.E. on Aug 18, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and anger management

Paul is respectful and is a good listener. He has helped me in the areas I have requested. He provided resources (worksheets) for issues I was dealing with and they were very helpful. When I asked for more worksheets, he sent them. I refer back to them often. After my sessions with him I feel lighter.

Written by J.U. on Aug 13, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning parenting issues, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

Absolutely one of the best workers you guys have he gives me advice and tells me nothing but the truth even if it's not what I wanted to hear it's what I NEED to hear I love paul

Written by J.U. on Jul 20, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, and anger management

Awesome guy. Listens great and responds well

Written by V.I. on Jul 09, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and coping with life changes

For what I'm dealing with I needed the honesty that Mr. Jones provides, but I value and appreciate the support and navigation in any decision made after being provided clarity in my situation.

Written by C.H. on Jul 04, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Paul has been great! Super compassionate and helpful.

Written by V.A. on Jun 26, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Mr. P Jones has helped me more in 2 sessions than any other therapist so far. He is very flexible with times which is always a plus. I look forward to working more with him to see how much more growth I can accomplish!

Written by D.E. on Jun 24, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and coping with life changes

Mr. Jones is a great listener and really understands what I need help with and gives me the tools I need

Written by R.O. on Jun 18, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, and compassion fatigue

He's still doing exceptional!

Written by H.U. on Jun 10, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

He has been amazing helping me through my anxiety and depression. He understands what happened to me in the past and listens which is hard to find.

Written by E.L. on Jun 06, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Paul is the most amazing person. He has helped me so much. I enjoy having his help threw this time of really hard time.

Written by J.E. on Jun 03, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and trauma and abuse

Paul really tries different ways to help you get through your day, whether it be breathing techniques, little worksheets to explain thoughts and feelings or just simply taking a few minutes to relax every muscle in your body. He is a great person and therapist. I definitely recommend Paul!

Written by J.E. on Jun 01, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

He is amazing

Written by M.A. on May 27, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd

Paul has been great at helping me tap into my strengths, get through and reframe anxious and negative thinking, and improve the effectiveness of my communication. He’s been a great help to me and I’d highly recommend him!

Written by P.A. on May 19, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and coping with life changes

Paul is very good at listening and hearing my issues and has a way for me to handle them.

Written by J.I. on May 12, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and intimacy-related issues

Excellent first appointment

Written by N.I. on May 10, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning parenting issues

He’s really taking the time to get to understand me as an individual and I appreciate the time he’s taking to help me out. The information is providing is extremely relevant to my situation and I couldn’t be happier.

Written by B.R. on May 05, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, grief, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Paul is absolutely fantastic

Written by N.O. on May 02, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship issues, and trauma and abuse

Paul helped me to reconnect to my authentic self in a way that was not only encouraging but held me accountable to the false self I had created over time.

Written by L.A. on Apr 27, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

Paul is a subject matter experts who does and exceptional job!

Written by S.T. on Apr 24, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, and career difficulties

Paul has been helpful in providing me with strategies to help in moments of high anxiety, exercises to do throughout the day to help reduce the severity and frequency of the highly anxious moments and guide me in understanding my triggers and identify my inner dialog that contributes to these feelings. I feel as though I'm healing everyday.

Written by D.E. on Apr 18, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

He is an incredible resource

Written by T.I. on Apr 09, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, anger management, intimacy-related issues, compassion fatigue, and bipolar disorder

Not much other than it was really great working with mr. Paul Jones

Written by P.A. on Mar 28, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, intimacy-related issues, and career difficulties

I have enjoyed my time with Paul. He has been of a great help to me in dealing with anxiety. He has been a great sounding board as well. I'm a pastor and he has helped me well from a Christian perspective.

Written by S.U. on Mar 26, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and anger management

I immediately felt I found the best therapist for me. Mr. Jones understands my situation and is helping me work through the best steps to regain my confidence, to plan, and to minimize my stress and fears.

Written by D.A. on Mar 24, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, trauma and abuse, self esteem, career difficulties, coaching, and adhd

Paul is great!

Written by A.N. on Mar 21, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, and anger management

My therapy experience has been awesome I didn’t know what to expect, but I’m learning a lot about my self!

Written by J.O. on Mar 16, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd

Great so far! Much better than expected.

Written by K.A. on Mar 09, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

Paul is an excellent therapist. He is working with me cognitively and giving me things to work on. He explains things in a more thorough way that gets you thinking and gives you a better understanding of yourself. I highly recommend.

Written by T.R. on Mar 09, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Honestly I was a bit skeptical of some of his techniques at first but Paul really knows the things he advocates, I highly recommend Paul Jones to anyone with Autism, or depression.

Written by M.A. on Mar 02, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Mr. Jones was extremely helpful for me. He really helped me work through some deep insecurities from my past that caused a lot of anger and irrational thoughts/behavior. He helped me find great coping skills to better control myself in the future. He’s a great listener and shows you that your feelings are valid while also having many many tools and strategies to help control overwhelming emotions. I would highly recommend him to anyone struggling with those issues!

Written by S.A. on Feb 19, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, and self esteem

Paul has helped me get to a much better frame of mind. I appreciate his patience and the way he frames questions. It is clear that he listens to what I have to say carefully. He has given me the tools to confront my despairing, resentful, and anxious thoughts. He has also taken the time to help me find spiritual solutions and given me different ways to think about things. I can confidently say that with Paul's help, I will be able to live my life in a way that is more fulfilling and accepting.

Written by C.A. on Feb 16, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and anger management

Paul listens to my concerns and helps talk through strategies for dealing with life's challenges. I'm thankful that I tried the betterhelp tool and they matched me with Paul.

Written by A.L. on Feb 13, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, self esteem, relationship issues, family conflicts, coping with life changes, trauma and abuse, and adhd

Mr. Jones is an amazing therapist and he listens to and responds to all my concerns. I am glad that the Lord lead me to him. He has been a blessing to me.

Thanks so much!

Written by A.A. on Feb 13, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Fantastic therapist

Written by E.D. on Feb 04, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

Great experience and well grounded Therapist

Written by E.L. on Jan 23, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

Paul has been like a ray of light in the darkness. His methods are problem solving focused and have helped me come out of a deep depression. He has helped me reframe the way I think about life experiences from negative to positive. He also considers my spiritual beliefs in the process. I am looking forward to learning more from him and applying it to my daily life.

Written by R.O. on Jan 22, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues

I came to therapy because I realized that I had hit a point where I needed help processing things from the past that I never really properly looked at that still impact me to this day. Paul has been incredible. Ever session is incredibly positive and his smooth delivery and guidance makes me almost feel as if I’m arriving at these answers myself. I feel comfortable talking to Paul about anything. Highly recommend.

Written by D.A. on Jan 15, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, and compassion fatigue

He's great!

Written by K.A. on Jan 12, 2022 after therapy with Paul for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Have appreciated reference to scriptural references.
Also have appreciated good humor and worksheet references

Written by J.A. on Dec 16, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 3 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes

Paul has been a great resource for me during a difficult time. He has offered me a variety of ways to help alleviate the mental challenges I have faced. he is great at challenging me and supporting me at the same time.

Written by J.O. on Nov 28, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning anger management

Paul has been insightful, kind and supportive. He has helped me greatly.

Written by D.A. on Nov 15, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 4 months on issues concerning depression, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, and bipolar disorder

Both myself and my family (wife and kids) can tell that I am a healthier person than I was before, and I am becoming the person they need me to be and that I need to be.

Written by E.R. on Nov 02, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, self esteem, and coaching

After my first session i felt very confident in Mr. Jones’s expertise.

Written by L.A. on Oct 21, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, anger management, coping with life changes, and adhd

In our first visit Paul provided me with actionable advice and strategies to combat my anxiety and begin healing my trauma. I look forward to my own progress and learning more from Paul.

Written by D.A. on Oct 20, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, and self esteem

Paul is very well-mannered, patient, a good listener, and gives very thorough advice without seeming judgmental or condescending. I will continue to pursue therapy with Paul and I am happy I was matched with him. I would advise anyone else to work with him.

Written by L.E. on Oct 19, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

He's very smart,nice, caring,he understands

Written by Y.O. on Oct 17, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, self esteem, anger management, and coping with life changes

I am completely satisfied with the therapy Mr. Jones provides. I feel confident and excited about the progress I am making. He has given me several strategies to use for self-control and anger management. I am blessed to have such knowledgeable therapist and I look forward to every session.

Written by M.A. on Sep 29, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and anger management

Paul is absolutely fantastic. He has helped me a lot in a short amount of time. I would recommend him to anyone who needs help.

Written by E.T. on Sep 26, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 1 month on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, grief, and self esteem

I have greatly appreciated my sessions with Paul. He has a long history of working with clients and a wealth of expertise. I especially enjoy how he has a vast knowledge of spiritual-based counseling, but he uses it subtly. He waits for my cues and spiritual interests before delving deeper, and I appreciate this. He has been very encouraging and offers excellent tools for stress-management, parenting, and self-affirmation. I would highly recommend!

Written by N.I. on Sep 21, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Great therapist who knows exactly what to say to help you feel better mentally. He also has great worksheets for improving mental stability and strength. Very positive

Written by S.U. on Sep 12, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, and compassion fatigue

I have only met with Paul twice via videoconference! I was a little unsure of how I would feel doing a video conference or a counselor via the Internet but my daughter who is studying to be a mental health therapist did this for me and I am so happy she has and signed me up because I kept saying oh I’ll do it later I’ll do it later… And we all know how that goes, yeah don’t do it. I am so pleasantly surprised at how much I like Paul and am comfortable with him. Would highly recommend Paul and this service

Written by E.M. on Aug 29, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

After only two sessions I would highly recommend Paul Jones. I feel very comfortable and I appreciate the constructive feedback. Change is not always easy, but with his support, it already feels more manageable.

Written by D.A. on Aug 24, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

He has helped me a lot in the little time I have been in contact with him

Written by B.R. on Aug 03, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions

He has been extremely helpful so far. It’s actually me who’s been on the lack side of things. I would recommend him to anyone seeking help in the same way I am.

Written by G.R. on Jul 23, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

A great listener and clear thinker. Very helpful in both a spiritual and practical manner.

Written by K.E. on Jul 22, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, sleeping disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with

Paul Jones is a great counselor, he is doing a very good job.

Written by A.M. on Jul 22, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

I’ve known Mr. Jones in a short amount of time but he has been a great therapist thus far! I would recommend him to other individuals seeking therapy.

Written by J.A. on Jul 20, 2021 after therapy with Paul for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and intimacy-related issues

Paul is a great counselor. He's an active listener and committed to helping you understand how your brain works and responds. He also makes sure you're active in the healing process, with worksheets and discussions of coping strategies for working on your own time. Healing is a full time job and Paul seems committed to helping you strengthen yourself to be successful.

Work with me!