Reverend Bryan A. Jones, B.A., M. Div., LPC
Owner / Executive Director / Therapist of JGCCS/Director of JGTEC
Master of Divinity, M. Div., Theology
Bachelor of Arts, B.A., History and Political Science
Reverend Bryan A. Jones is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), an ordained professional minister for over 20 years with the National Baptist Convention, USA and the United Church of Christ. Bryan is also a board certified Clinical Chaplain, a Pastoral Counselor and Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)Supervisor with The College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP). Bryan has been a radio and television guests of several local and national shows and panels regarding mental health and spirituality. Bryan is the Owner and Executive Director of the Joshua Generation Care and Consultant Services, LLC and the clinical director/founder of The Foundation for Therapeutic and Spiritual Empowerment Services, Inc., a nonprofit organization promoting mental health awareness and spiritual empowerment.
Bryan has worked in the field of mental health for over 15 years with specialties in working with Couples and Families, Grief/Bereavement, End of Life Issues, Depression and the LGBTQ community. Bryan’s chosen methods of therapy are Narrative Therapy, Existential Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems Therapy and Humanistic Therapy.
Reverend Bryan A. Jones is a licensed mental health profession that strong believes in the empowerment of individuals and our community. “Empowerment can help as persons learn the power more about the mental and spiritual power within themselves.” “Using principals of psychotherapy, therapeutic interventions and spiritual empowerment are important keys to expanding in consciousness and personal growth.”
Angela Dean is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of GA. Angela has worked in the Behavioral health field for 11 years and her areas of concentration are in Individual, Family, and Couples Counseling. Angela’s clinical training includes Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Family Dynamics, Sexual Abuse and Trauma Work and Play Therapy. Angela’s therapeutic approach/Practice is taken from Rapid Trauma Resolution, Cognitive Behavior Restructuring and Reality Therapy.
Reverend Kimberly Schmitt Holman is a certified clinical chaplain and a certified pastoral counselor with the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy. She is an ordained minister and has had 19 years iof expereince ministering to and counseling children, youth, and adults as a pastoral counselor.
She is currently a Supervisor in Training with the CPSP and is working toward state licensure as an LPC. Kim has served as a hospice chaplain and bereavement coordinator for several years and has worked in the clinical setting of a hospital for the last 8 years with a special emphasis on Palliative care and Women’s services. Kim’s approach to therapy is taken from Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and humanistic Therapy.
Ebony Cray Jones, CDA, AAS, PA
Early Childhood Education, BS Psychology
Clinical Mental Health Counseling Intern
Ebony has over 25 years of experience working with children and families. She holds a Child Development Associate (CDA); Technical Diploma, A.A.S., and Program Administration Certification in Early Childhood Education from Atlanta Technical College. She also holds a BA in Psychology from American Public University and is completing her M.S. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Walden University to obtain her LPC.
Ebony also serves as the Southeast Representative for the World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP-USA), is the Founder of World Advocates for Children and Families (WAFCAF), and serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for DeKalb County Juvenile Court. In addition, she is the Public Policy Chair for the Georgia Association for the Education of Young Children (GAEYC), a Strengthening Families Georgia Trainer and a DECAL Level I trainer, providing training for educators, administrators and support staff.
While most of her experience comes from working with children and families, she has over 3 years of experience coaching couples on how to build and enhance their relationships, employment, and life skills. Ebony’s current therapeutic approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT); Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT); and Play Therapy.
Ryan Lamont Jones, M. Div.
Marriage and Family Counseling Intern
Ryan Lamont Jones is a profound spiritual leader and acclaimed empowerment legend. His approachable and humble 6’9″ stature as well as his charismatic, contagious, enthusiastic personality and presence make people take notice. Reverend Jones has over 20-years of experience as a dynamic nationally respected, award-winning, highly sought after Certified Professional/Public Speaker, Consultant, Performance Improvement Specialist, Author/Writer and Transformational Trainer.
Reverend Jones, a native of Columbia, South Carolina, attended the public schools of Richland County School District #1 and graduated from A. C. Flora High School in 1985. Upon graduation, he received an academic/athletic scholarship to attend Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and later transferred to Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Liberal Studies (Journalism).
He is a graduate of Gammon Theological Center at the Interdenominational Theological Center (Atlanta) where he received a Master of Divinity Degree with a Psychology of Religion/Pastoral Care & Counseling concentration.
Reverend Jones has been the recipient of many athletic awards, including being selected as the Morehouse College/Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 1985-86 Rookie of the Year; Morehouse College Block “M” Club; and helped lead Southern University to three Southwestern Athletic Conference Basketball Championships in 1988, 1989 and 1990.
His civic and professional involvement includes member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.; International Association of Christian Chaplains, Inc; Member Associate of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors; NAACP; Urban League Guild of Atlanta and served on the Board of Directors for several organizations.
Reverend Jones is married to Karen Newman Jones and they have four beautiful children: Morgan Denise, Omar Julian, Nigel Ryan and Rhyann Louise. He is the author of Set Your Mind On Things Above; Words Of Wisdom: To Live, Love, Learn & Lead Your Life; Powerful Beyond Measure and A Season Of Change. He is also considered a humanitarian, business entrepreneur and leader by all who have the privilege to encounter him!
As a transformational speaker, Reverend Jones has given countless hours and much energy educating, empowering and encouraging people throughout the nation on the motto “Inspiring You With A Desire To Go Higher.”