Peter Jones, Therapist in Vero beach, Florida — Zencare
Peter  Jones
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Peter Jones

Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, LMFT Doctor of Education, Ed.D
Connecticut, New Mexico, Massachusetts Accepting Online
Online Sessions (Florida) Accepting In-person

Seeing clients in all states (Florida, New Mexico, Connecticut, Massachussetts) via Telehealth.

Updated October 13, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Couples counseling
  • Family issues
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Trauma
  • Relationship issues

Professional statement

Peter Jones is a licensed couples therapist with 30 years experience in investigating and understanding impasses in communication and finding ways through and around them.

He received his MA from Columbia University and his Ed.D from the University of Bristol, both degrees focusing on adult communication and learning. He spent 15 years teaching college and graduate students how to identify communicational impasses and design, implement and test solutions for them.

Beginning in 2015, Peter expanded his understanding of interaction by familiarizing himself with the neuroscience, attachment and psychological literatures on communication with intimate partners. He has been in continuous training since then with the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT) institute. He trained for five years the Hartford Family Institute's body-based (gestalt) psychotherapy program, while earning his licensure in marriage & family therapy.


Message to clients

You realize it's time to up your game--to do better for yourself and your partner. You want new moves and support to figure out which ones would best support your relationship and thus your well-being.

I see you as intelligent, resourceful and motivated to try out new things. I will work with you by observing how you two interact and what gets in your way. It is just as easy to see where you get in trouble online as it is in person. How you operate in one difficult setting is usually a fractal of how you operate in other such settings.

Often you are doing what has always made sense to you and yet it doesn't work as well as you'd like. Do you really have time to dive into the research and therapy literatures? Most couples prefer just to make progress quickly, and thus benefit from observation, input, feedback, practice & feedback with an expert.

I'll observe, suggest alternatives, help you use them and troubleshoot when it's hard to use them well. I'll make the rationale clear so that you can be creative on your own.

The goal of this work is to function securely with your partner, getting through difficulties fast so that you can move on to more enjoyable things.


Specialties

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection.

Family issues - Promoting communication and supporting family members to address challenges and reduce conflict and distress

Cultural adjustment - Acclimating to a new environment; managing stress and coping with feelings of loss and separation from familiar people and places

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Parents
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Peter Jones is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $187 (90min)
  • Sliding scale: $145 - $187
  • Initial session: $250 (120min)
  • Couples sessions: $187 (90min)
  • Family sessions: $115 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Check
  • PayPal
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week
  • Multiple times a week
  • As needed
Therapist's note

Please message me about discounts if your birth year is 1986 or after.


Location(s)

Online Sessions (Connecticut)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
  • Tue 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
  • Wed 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
  • Thu 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
  • Fri 10:30 am to 10:00 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 10:30 am to 10:00 pm

Online Sessions (New Mexico)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 11:00 am-9:00 pm
  • Tue 11:00-10:00 pm
  • Wed 11:00-10:00 pm
  • Thu 11:00-10:00 pm
  • Fri 11:00-10:00 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 11:00-10:00 pm

Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 11:00 am-10:00 pm
  • Tue 11:00 am-10:00 pm
  • Wed 11:00 am-10:00 pm
  • Thu 11:00 am-10:00 pm
  • Fri 11:00 am-10:00 pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun 11:00 am-10:00 pm

Online Sessions (Florida)
Beach road, Vero beach, Florida 32963
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 10:00-10:00
  • Tue 10:00-10:00
  • Wed 10:00-10:00
  • Thu 10:00-10:00
  • Fri 10:00-10:00
  • Sat 10:00-10:00
  • Sun 10:00-10:00

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 6 years

Designingsolutionsforcouples.com (private practice), Couples Therapist, 2021 - Present
Clinical & Support Options, Inc., Couples Therapist, 2016 - 2021
West Hartford Holistic Counseling Center, Couples Therapist, 2019 - 2021

Northcentral University, MA Couples Therapy, 2016
University of Bristol (UK), Ed.D Interaction & Learning, 2010
Columbia University, MA Interaction & Learning, 1991


Licensure

Connecticut: 2387

New Mexico: CMF0221011

Massachusetts: 1857-MH-MF

Florida: TPMF672


Languages

English