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Suffolk, Virginia, United States
May 30, 2017

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Patricia M. Jones, Psy.D.

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Suffolk, VA 23435

Cell: 410-***-****


*/**–8/10 Argosy University, The American School of Professional Psychology/Washington, DC

Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology

APA-accredited program

Arlington, VA

8/00–5/03 Towson University

M.A. in Clinical Psychology

Towson, MD

9/97–5/00 Towson University

B.A. in Psychology

Towson, MD

9/82–6/85 New York University

A.A. in Liberal Arts

New York, NY


09/14–03/17 Licensed Psychologist

Employed at Spring Grove Hospital Center (SGHC), Catonsville, MD

Psychology Department Director: Jerome Kowalewski, Ph.D.

Responsibilities: Completed psychological evaluation reports within strict deadlines to assist with determining a patient’s competency to stand trial. These reports incorporated emotional scales as well as cognitive, intelligence, and personality assessments for inpatients admitted for a pre-trial evaluation. Other duties included conducting group (i.e., Trauma Informed Care and Adaptive Solutions) and individual psychotherapy sessions. Session goals facilitated the improvement of psychological functioning and the development of effective coping skills. As a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, daily rounds were held to meet with patients and to discuss patient care and individual treatment plans. Other responsibilities included participating in annual group interviews for prospective psychology interns as well as serving on interview panels for prospective psychologist positions. Training and workshops sponsored by SGHC were attended throughout the year.



Doctoral Psychology Associate

Employed at Spring Grove Hospital Center (SGHC)

Supervisor: Kristen Zygala, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist

Responsibilities: See Above.


Mid-Atlantic Internship Consortium – APPIC # 2018

Placed at Community Counseling & Mentoring Services, Largo, MD

Supervisor: Ricardo LaGrange, Ph.D.

Responsibilities: Conducted screening assessments. Conducted individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults. Observed and evaluated Head Start classrooms to ensure adherence to the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) and the Center for the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) models for Prince Georges County, Maryland. Provided outreach services to 12 head start classes and was instrumental in developing interactive lessons geared toward social and emotional development that were taught to the children. Supervised two (2) Masters Level Interns. Trained new therapists on office and billing procedures, as well as screening, therapy, and the treatment planning process. Developed and assisted with the charting of the workflow and office navigation process. Participated in 2 hours of group supervision, 2 hours of individual supervision, and a minimum of 2 hours of training on a weekly basis.


District of Columbia Superior Court - Family Court Division, Washington, DC

Joint project with the American Psychological Association, D.C. Psychological Association, D.C. Bar Family Law and Pro Bono Sections, D.C. Superior Court, and Argosy University.

Supervisor: Giselle Hass, Psy.D.

Responsibilities: As a Parenting Coordinator, functioned as a court-appointed special master who worked with families; facilitated the resolution of disagreements and disputes on issues arising from shared custody and co-parenting, such as pick up and drop off, visitation, school activities, and discipline strategies. Assisted caregivers in developing and implementing parenting plans; educated parents regarding the children's needs; and coordinated co-parenting and services for children with special needs. Aided the co-parents in achieving lasting results according to the “best interest of the child” standard by facilitating communication and co-parenting consistent with the custody order. These tasks were accomplished by having face-to-face meetings as well as telephone contact with caregivers, parents, and the children. Enforced parenting plans, prepared status hearing reports for the Court, consulted with other professionals (i.e., schools, physicians, psychologists, etc.) regarding the caregivers, parents, and the children; prepared letters; documented court files; and attended didactic seminars.


Harbour Pointe at Michael D. Osborne Center for Problem Gambling, Inc., Baltimore, MD

Supervisors: Betsy Crozier, Ph.D. & Thomas Truss, Ph.D.

Responsibilities: Conducted individual, group, and family psychotherapy sessions; administered psychological assessments and completed psychological evaluation reports utilized cognitive, intelligence and projective test measurements; presented cases in group supervision and clinical treatment team meetings; attended patients’ completion ceremonies and provided feedback to patients who completed the inpatient program.


District of Columbia Pretrial Services, Washington, DC

Supervisor: Ronald Klein, Ph.D.

Responsibilities: Conducted individual psychotherapy sessions with adult defendants awaiting trial; administered intake interview assessments; recommended general or specialized supervision for defendants who had mental health problems; administered and scored psychological assessments; and developed a procedures manual for externs.


Harford Belair Community Mental Health Center, Baltimore, MD

Supervisor: Donnie Smith, LCPC

Responsibilities: Conducted individual psychotherapy sessions with adults with chronic mental illness; performed initial evaluations of patients; developed treatment plans to be submitted to insurance companies for treatment authorization; maintained patient prescription logs; and observed group therapy sessions.


08/10 Clinical Research Project - Ethical and Training Issues in the Effective Integration of Prayer and Spirituality in Psychotherapy. Summary: Examines how prayer or spirituality can be effectively integrated into individual psychotherapy with adults, how spirituality impacts mental health, how professional programs can better prepare students to become competent and comfortable with integrating prayer or spirituality into traditional psychotherapy, as well as addressing limitations and ethical issues regarding integrating prayer or spirituality into psychotherapy.

Chair: Patrice Alvarado, Ph.D.


03/29-30/17 Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for PTSD – Two-day basic training. New model of PTSD & theories underlying CPT were presented. Attendees were training on Phase I – Phase VI CPT, which consisted of Pre-treatment; Education: PTSD, thoughts & emotions; Processing the Trauma; Learning to Challenge Beliefs and Problematic Thinking, Recognizing Trauma Themes, and Reviewing Final Impact Statement. Various patient worksheets were examined and video role plays were observed as well as workshop participants engaged in role plays.

03/17/17 Motivational Interviewing (MI) in an Inpatient Psychiatric Setting – One day training. Behavior Change, Stages, and Motivational Interviewing were introduced. Processes and MI skills; MI vs. brief interventions; MI in groups; and unique considerations in inpatient settings were presented. Video role plays were observed as well as workshop participants engaged in role plays.


8/05 Depression Workshop, Temple Beth El Annual National Assembly in Suffolk, VA.

A workshop on depression was presented to the members of Temple Beth El. Additionally, for this workshop, a listing of psychological services and crisis intervention resources was created and compiled for Temple Beth El’s ministers throughout the United States.

8/04 Progressive Muscle Relaxation & Guided Imagery Workshop, Temple Beth El Annual National Assembly in Suffolk, VA. A workshop was conducted for Temple Beth El’s members on progressive muscle relaxation and guided imagery.

10/03 Crisis Hotline Information Consultation – Provided information to the Church of God and Saints of Christ’s Board of Presbytery, Suffolk, VA regarding the prospective requirements to establish a national crisis hotline for its congregants throughout the United States. Additionally, highlighted the possibilities of specific regulations for crisis hotlines for various states.


9/03–Present American Psychological Association

1/14–Present Maryland Psychological Association


Jerome Kowalewski, Ph.D.

Director of Psychology

Spring Grove Hospital Center

55 Wade Avenue – Tuerk Bldg.

Catonsville, MD 21228


Abner Pasatiempo, MD

Unit Director

Spring Grove Hospital Center

55 Wade Avenue – Dayhoff C Bldg.

Catonsville, MD 21228


Eliana Santoro, MD

Physician Clinical Specialist

Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center

8450 Dorsey Run Road, Jessup, MD 20794


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