Jamie Keaton Jones

  • Undergraduate Faculty

Visiting Assistant Professor of Social Work

Phone
301-696-3878
Office
Alumnae Hall, Room 319

Biography

Jamie Keaton Jones graduated as student-athlete from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in Individualized Studies focusing on psychology and creative writing.  She has an MSW and PhD from Fordham University.  Additionally, she has three years of post-graduate training in psychodynamic psychotherapy and has completed training in cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia. 

After receiving her first social work license, Jamie spent over ten years working in psychiatric inpatient units, on an Assertive Community Treatment Team, as a psychiatric social worker in the ER at Bellevue Hospital, and in her own private psychotherapy practice focused on working with emerging adults.  She was also an active volunteer for the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance.

Currently, Jamie’s research interests focus on defense mechanisms, the interplay between the physical environment and mental health, eco-anxiety, and environmental justice.  She is published in social work and health design journals and has presented in international and major national conferences.