Ph.D., 2007, Clinical Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary
M.A., 2006, Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary
M.A., 2003, Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary
B.S., 2001, Psychology & Theology, Southern Nazarene University
Dr. Paul Jones became Director of the Graduate Program in Counseling in 2012 and began teaching at SNU in 2008. Prior to joining the SNU faculty, he completed his doctoral internship with the Oklahoma Health Consortium and a postdoctoral fellowship with University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Student Counseling Services. He is licensed in the state of Oklahoma as a Health Service Psychologist and served for four years as the Executive Director of the Life Counseling Center, SNU’s community mental health center and training clinic for the Graduate Programs in Counseling. When wasting time, Paul enjoys videos games, watching sports with passion, and getting scrappy with other faculty and staff members on the basketball court. He and his wife, Kim, live in Bethany with their son, Cameron.
Dr. Jones’s research interests include the integration of psychology, philosophy, and Wesleyan theology. He is particularly interested in the role of ethics and virtue theory as it relates to clinical practice. In addition, he is interested in the theory and application of relational psychoanalysis and attachment theory.