Dr. Gregory Jones
Dr. Gregory Jones is an openly gay psychologist, certified sex therapist, a Harvard Fellow, and the CEO and founder of the Capital Center. Currently, Dr. Jones is working on his second doctorate in Sexology from the Modern Sex Therapy Training Institute. He provides individual, couples, group therapy, and runs an externship training program in clinical psychology for the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. His areas of specialization include sex therapy, LGBTQ mental health, college-aged populations, legal community, addictions, and eating disorders.
Dr. Jones began his career here in Washington DC in 2008, when he joined the staff at the Counseling and Psychiatric Services for Georgetown University as an LGBTQ specialist. This position allowed him to become an advocate for the LGBTQ community in the greater DC area. Previously, he was attending his fellowship at Harvard University Health Services and his APA approved internship at Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center, where he was able to obtain status as a specialist in eating disorders and LGBTQ mental health. Dr. Jones began working part time in private practice in 2009 and kept expanding until he was full-time in 2012. He became certified as a sex therapist in 2015 and continues his academic pursuit of knowledge to this day.
In his spare time, you may catch Dr. Jones out for a run, gardening, trying new recipes at home, spending time with his cat Indiana and Yogi the corgi, and catching up with close friends and family. Dr. Jones is passionate about social justice and has been heavily involved as a volunteer for the Human Rights Campaign and SMYAL. He has an insatiable love for travel, learning, and experiencing new cultures. Above all, he is passionate about helping people and willing to go the extra mile to help any of his clients.
Dr. Jones meticulously created a warm and soothing therapeutic environment, designed to ease the nerves of starting psychotherapy. He is an incredibly warm and empathic psychologist who tailors his approach to the unique needs of each individual client. Dr. Jones has incredibly diverse training background that allows him to draw on a variety of therapeutic techniques to help optimize results for his clients. He has been trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic, LGBTQ Affirmative Therapy, Feminist Therapy, and many others that he will draw upon to help his clients achieve optimal wellness.
Although psychotherapy is quite serious at times, Dr. Jones feels it is important to laugh and often incorporates humor into therapy sessions. He is also a firm believer in the therapeutic power of pets, and has his therapy dog, Yogi BooBoo the Corgi, in all his sessions. As an advocate of holistic treatment, Dr. Jones may recommend clients to utilize a wide array of our wellness practices to maximize your potential while in treatment.