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Ms. Tenelle Jones


Tenelle O. Jones is licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT); licensed as an Addictions Counselor (LAC) and Certified as an Integrative Mental Health Professional (CIMHP). She currently works full-time as the Program Manager of the MUSC Resiliency Program addressing stress, anxiety, and burnout and building individual and team resilience within various MUSC departments; and as a Mental Health and Wellness Expert within the MUSC Health and Wellness Institute. She has been with MUSC for the past 6 1/2 years, where she spent the first three years as one of the dedicated therapists who shared in the experience of faith, hope, strength, and healing of the survivors and the impacted communities of the Mother Emanuel AME church shooting tragedy that occurred on June 17, 2015. Then she continued to provide trauma informed care and specialized trauma treatments to individuals who have experienced a crime; and she served as the Health Educator in the EMPOWERR program teaching, empowering and leading young teens to make healthy and responsible decisions about sex, relationships, life and their future. She also provides private therapy for individuals, couples, and families as well as professional development consultation and training for individuals and organizations in areas of self-care, integrative medicine, and creating healthy systems and organizational wellness through her LLC. She served as Board Chair on the Board of Directors of Tri-County S.P.E.A.K.S. (formerly known as People Against Rape) for about 4 years. For the past 24 years, her professional & personal life have been centered around promoting overall mental, physical, social \and spiritual health of all communities. She remains enthusiastic about showing others that they matter and have a place in this world through counseling, consultation, mentorship, training/education and friendship. She believes that as long as she lets her light shine and remains true to herself, it will give others the courage to do the same.