Whitney Jones, M.S.W.

 
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Advisor

With more than two decades of experience in the fields of behavioral health, mental health and addiction recovery, Whitney Jones has dedicated her professional career to helping individuals recover from addiction and other co-occurring disorders. She has a deep understanding of the unique challenges her clients face, and her passion, education and professional experience make her eminently qualified to empower others in winning the battle for recovery.

After earning a B.A. in Psychology from Hollins University in Roanoke, VA, and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from the University of Georgia, Whitney successfully completed an internship in social work at Grady Memorial Hospital on the neonatal unit, assisting addicted mothers and their families. At the Atlanta Children’s Homeless Shelter, Whitney has worked to provide resources and education for families suffering from addiction and homelessness. Her years of experience also include social work with adolescents and adults in the addiction, psychiatric and geriatric units of the Atlanta Charter Peachford Hospital. She also worked on the eating disorder, addiction and psychiatric units of Ridgeview Institute in Smyrna, GA.

Whitney is a consultant to Synapse LLC and provides a broad range of services that may be needed by a Synapse patient and their families such as: interventions, treatment placement, recovery coaching, and safe transportation to another facility for both substance use and eating disorders. She is the founder and CEO of Sober Life Services, where she and her associates offer their clients tools for long-term recovery. To learn more about what experiences and expertise that Whitney brings to the Synapse team visit her website at www.soberlifeservices.com.

Whitney Jones is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and Psi Chi, the honor society for Psychology.