Lori Michelle Jones is a seasoned professional with a wealth of experience in the realms of education and mental health counseling. As a Registered Mental Health Intern at the Counseling and Assessment Center of Brevard, she brings a unique blend of expertise and a strong dedication to facilitating positive change in the lives of her clients.
With over two decades of experience as a Special Educator, Lori has honed her skills in understanding and addressing the unique needs of individuals with diverse learning differences. She has a proven track record of delivering effective multisensory instruction based on the Orton-Gillingham (OG) approach, a method renowned for its efficacy in supporting students with neurologically based learning challenges. Lori’s background as an Assistant Head of School further exemplifies her leadership capabilities, as she managed the day-to-day operations of a specialized educational institution dedicated to language-based learning differences.
Lori’s commitment to personal growth and development led her to pursue a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Indianapolis, where she maintains an outstanding GPA of 4.0. Her studies have equipped her with a solid foundation in counseling techniques, enabling her to provide compassionate and effective support to children, adolescents, and families. With certifications in Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) assessments, as well as experience with various computer systems including Medinformatix (MIX) and Aetna, Lori is well-prepared to navigate the complexities of mental health counseling.
With an educational background that includes a Bachelor of Arts in Special Education from Purdue University, Lori brings a wealth of knowledge and insight to her role as a Registered Mental Health Intern. She is dedicated to creating a safe space for vulnerability and empowerment, helping clients navigate their emotional journeys with empathy and effective strategies.
As an integral member of the Counseling and Assessment Center of Brevard team, Lori Jones is committed to fostering positive change and holistic well-being. Her extensive experience, compassion, and dedication make her a valuable asset to the Center and the community it serves.