About Tenelle O. Jones

Tenelle O. Jones is licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) and licensed as an Addictions Counselor (LAC). She currently works full-time at MUSC’s National Crime Victims’ Research & Treatment Center as a Human Service Coordinator II where she spent three years as one of the dedicated therapists who shared in the experience of faith, hope, strength, and healing of the survivors and the impacted communities of the Mother Emanuel AME church shooting tragedy that occurred on June 17, 2015. Now she provides trauma informed care and specialized trauma treatments to individuals who experience a crime; and she acts as a Health Educator in the EMPOWERR program teaching, empowering and leading young teens to make healthy and responsible decisions about sex, relationships, life and their future. She also provides private counseling/therapy for individuals, couples, and families through Low Country Pastoral Counseling Center; she is a Professional Development consultant in areas of self-care, creating work-life harmony, vicarious trauma, and organizational wellness; and she serves as Board Chair on the Board of Directors of PAR (People Against Rape). For the past 23 years, her professional & personal life have been centered around promoting overall mental, physical, and spiritual health of all communities. She remains enthusiastic about showing others that they matter and have a place in this world through counseling, consultation, mentorship, training/education and friendship. She believes that as long as she lets her light shine and remains true to herself, it will give others the courage to do the same.

Tenelle O. Jones