Ashlyn Jones

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision, Regent University
  • MS in Counseling, Cairn University
  • BS in Secondary Education, Cairn University
  • BS in Biblical Studies, Cairn University

Dr. Ashlyn Jones teaches both undergrad and graduate-level courses in relation to counseling and psychology. 

Dr. Jones has worked as a counselor since her graduation from the MS in Counseling program in May 2015. She teaches courses such as literature and psychology, problems and procedures in counseling, and counseling methods and skills, and she leads graduate-level counseling labs.

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Academic Interests:

  • development of humility in academic and counselor leadership
  • impact of trauma on the developing brain
  • trauma-informed classrooms
  • clinical supervision
  • early counselor development
  • suicidality and prevention of suicide
  • the role of personal failure in professional development

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • American College Counseling Association (ACCA)
  • Association for Counselor Educator and Supervision (ACES)
  • Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA)
  • Greater Philadelphia Counseling Association (GPACA)
  • National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)


  • Developing a Culturally Humble Supervisor: Implications for Personal Development, the Supervisory Alliance and Client Care, American College Counseling Association Annual National Conference (February 2021)
  • An Advocacy Oriented Approach to Trauma Counseling, American College Counseling Association Annual National Conference (February 2021)
  • Utilizing CAMS for the Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Students in a University Counseling Center, American College Counseling Association (2020)
  • Self- Care is Not Enough: Utilizing ACT to Develop a Philosophy of Self-Care, American College Counseling Association (2020)
  • Trauma Advocacy: Implications in Education, Clinical and Community Settings, Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference (2019)
  • Trauma Informed Classrooms, PACS conference (August 2018)

Teaching at Cairn since 2015

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