Jessica Jones, Ph.D.

Visiting Lecturer

Counselor Education

Office: ED 115M

Professional Summary

Jessica L. Tinstman Jones, Ph.D., is a Visiting Lecturer of Counselor Education and Supervision at the University of Central Florida. She earned her doctorate from the University of Central Florida and completed her Master of Education and Education Specialist degrees in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Florida. Dr. Tinstman Jones's clinical experience includes crisis intervention and response at the inpatient and outpatient levels and mental health counseling and supervision in school and community settings. These experiences have involved provision of short and long-term care for clients ranging from early childhood to late adulthood and individuals of civilian and military backgrounds. Her research focuses on crisis intervention training and services, suicidality, bullying and academic incivility, and supporting military populations.


Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision
University of Central Florida

Areas of Expertise

  • Suicidality
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Bullying

Research Interests

  • Suicidality and Treatment
  • Military Populations’ Mental Health Outcomes and Services
  • Mental Health Effects of Bullying and Academic Incivility

Recent Honors and Awards

  • Military Suicide Research Consortium Dissertation Grant Recipient (Award Amount: $2,000)
  • Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Recent Publications

Campbell, L. O., Tinstman Jones, J., Sutter, C.C., & Stickl Haugen, J. (In press). Tweet others as you wish to be tweeted: Analyzing cyberharassment of public figures. In R. Hartshorne, V. Benson, & J. McAlaney (Eds.) Handbook of social media in education, consumer behavior, and politics. Elsevier.

Stickl Haugen, J., Sutter, C. C., Tinstman Jones, J. L., & Campbell, L. O. (2020). The Teacher Expectations and Values for Suicide Prevention confirmatory factor analysis and validation. Crisis: The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention.

Tinstman Jones, J. L., Campbell, L. O., Stickl Haugen, J., & Sutter, C. C. (2020). Cyberbullying considerations for school counselors: A social media content analysis. Professional School Counseling, 23(1), 1-12.

Professional Organizations

  • American Counseling Association
  • Military and Government Counseling Association
  • Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling
  • Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision
  • Florida Counseling Association
  • Florida Association of Counselor Education & Supervision
  • Florida Association for Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Values in Counseling
  • American Educational Research Association
  • International Bullying Prevention Association
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