Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC® – CEO /Owner

Therapist Expert in Narcissistic Abuse, NPD, and Expert Witness for Court Evaluations

Welcome to Lifetime Counseling and Consulting®

Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC® is an expert therapist in treating clients who have experienced narcissistic abuse and also treating those who are narcissists. Dr. Jones also works as court expert in interviewing and evaluating victims of sexual assault and criminal offenders. She received her master’s in clinical counseling psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Chicago campus and doctorate in clinical psychology from The California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University – San Francisco campus. She has an extensive training, education, and work experience in the criminal justice, forensics, and medical field. Dr. Jones started Lifetime Counseling and Consulting® after years of working in the public sector and in the criminal justice system in 2015. 

Expertise includes:

  • Therapist expert in treating narcissistic abuse and narcissism / NPD
  • Forensic interviewing and evaluating of sexual assault, mental illness, criminal offending, including sex offenders for court cases
  • Corporate mental wellness and toxic incivility in the workplace
  • Forensic therapist for national television

Dr. Jones has experience in working with clientele from a diverse background. She has spent several years providing therapy and assessment services to both victims of domestic violence/crime/abuse and criminal offenders in a variety of settings including prison, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, and domestic violence shelters. She has the education, training, and work experience of working with those who have severe trauma and personality disorders.  Dr. Jones specializes in working with criminal offenders, perpetrators of violence, and helping professional women of color heal from narcissistic abuse.

As mentioned previously, in addition to working with criminal offenders, Dr. Jones has years of experience of helping women heal from narcissistic abuse. Women who have experienced narcissistic abuse in their relationships often struggle with finding healthy relationships, feeling disconnected and disempowered with themselves, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, are abused in repetitively in other relationships, strong desires to connect with those who are emotionally unavailable, struggle with continuously attracting the same types of toxic people in their lives, have difficulty with intimacy and vulnerability, difficulty trusting, are overly giving, have poor boundaries, and want so very much to be loved and liked but unable to achieve their needs. 

When working with clients, Dr. Jones offers supportive and collaborative insight-oriented therapy. Dr. Jones uses a variety of therapeutic approaches and orientations including: person-centered, attachment focused, narrative, cognitive behavioral, and dialectical behavioral therapy.  Dr. Jones supports clients in finding healthy connections to loving relationships. 

In addition to counseling, Dr. Jones has done several trainings, presentations, and workshops including Wellness workshops for EAPs and seminars on narcissistic abuse for the UC Berkeley and TogetherWell to name a few. Dr. Jones has been a guest on several podcasts speaking about her expertise including Therapy For Black Girls, The Divorce Survival Guide, Trust and Thrive, Codependency No More, as well as several others. Dr. Jones has also provided corporate presentations to several SHRM and PIHRA organizations, The San Francisco Black MBA organization, The Chicago School, Alliant, and UCSF to name a few.

Dr. Jones is a sought after writer and has written several blogs for well-known websites and publications including The Mind’s Journal, Medium, Sharon Martin’s Happily Imperfect Blog, Peskind Law Firm, and Therapy For Black Girls.

Dr. Jones has been featured on television to discuss her expertise in forensics, narcissistic abuse, and mental health. Her television feature networks include Tubi, TV One, and Fox News.

Dr. Jones’ Training and Work Experience Includes:

  • Correctional Mental Healthcare
  • Court Evaluations
  • Certificate of Merit
  • Parole re-entry and Pretrial counseling services
  • Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • Counseling and assessment/evaluation of violent, child, and sex offenders
  • Gang member intelligence & Debriefing
  • Strategic interviewing and interrogation
  • Motivational interviewing 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Rehabilitation Psychology 
  • Neuropsychological/Psychological Testing and Assessment 
  • Inpatient Unit and Psychiatric Emergency
  • 5150 evaluations and holds
  • Child, adolescent, and adult group homes 
  • Adult crisis residential and residential treatment
  • Partial hospitalization programs
  • Intensive outpatient programs
  • Outpatient therapy
  • Licensed Board and care mental health and substance abuse treatment
  • Certified Domestic Violence Counselor
  • AB-109 programs
  • Private Practice
  • Illness Management Recovery (IMR) facilitator
  • Aggression Replacement Training (ART) facilitator
  • Hospital emergency room evaluation
  • Crisis Intervention and de-escalation training
  • Personality disorders; specifically Antisocial / Borderline / Narcissistic Personality disorders
  • Cultural diversity / awareness / sensitivity 
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) including Forensic CBT
  • Residential Drug Abuse Program (RDAP) for inmates 
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Substance abuse
  • Risk assessment
  • Suicide/risk/biopsychosocial assessments of criminal offenders

Our Team

Dijana Mitrova

Assistant of Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD, LPCC

Dr. Natalie and Dijana have an authentic, long-term relationship that entails good communication, trust, respect, and an occasional joke.

When Dijana is not busy with a project for Lifetime Counseling and Consulting, you can find her either taking care of her 100+ plants or hiking one of the 5089 mountains her beautiful country has to offer.

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