Dr. Melissa Jones, LPC is psychotherapist specializing in individual, couples and family therapy. She maintains a private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsyvania and is the founder and CEO of Refresh Counseling Services,LLC. In addition to her private practice, Dr. Melissa has been a pastor's wife for 23 years. Her husband Dr. Damone B. Jones, Sr. is the pastor of the Bible Way Baptist Church in Philadelphia.
Dr. Melissa earned a Doctorate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Eastern University. She also received her Masters Degree in Christian Counseling along with two Advanced Certifications from Philadelphia Biblical University: specializing in Marriage and Family Counseling, and the other specializing in Professional Counseling. She was awarded her professional counseling license from the State of Pennsylvania in December of 2012.
Dr. Jones has over 14 years experience as a psychotherapist and is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are individual and couples therapy, premarital counseling, depression and anxiety, grief, career issues, anger and stress management, trauma recovery, pastoral couples counseling and so much more.
Dr. Melissa is an interactive, cognitive behavioral and solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques along with biblical truths (when asked) to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.