Jennifer Cox EdD LPC
3917 E. Memorial Rd. Suite A
Edmond, OK 73013
405-922-5350
drcox@drjennifercox.com

EDUCATION

Texas Professional School
of Psychology EdD Counseling Psychology 2012

Southern Nazarene University MA Marital and Family Therapy 2004

Southern Nazarene University BS Family Studies & Gerontology 2002

HONORS AND AWARDS

Advisor and Contributor to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM5)

Magna Cum Laude, Southern Nazarene University

Dean’s Honor Roll, University of Central Oklahoma

Certificate of Recognition for Dedicated Service, Parents Assistance Center

Outstanding Service Rendered in Aftermath of May 3, 1999
State Farm Insurance

Approved candidacy supervisor for Licensed Professional Counselors, Oklahoma State Board of Behavioral Health

PUBLICATIONS

Efficacy of Two Treatment Approaches on Return to Psychiatric Hospitals for Suicidal Patients (Doctoral Dissertation). Argosy University, Phoenix Campus.

PRESENTATIONS

Upcoming Changes to the DSM for the Oklahoma Mental Health Counselors Association, June 2012

Cast the First Stone: Ethics in Analytical Practice, May 2016

When Clients Rather Than Therapists Violate Therapeutic Boundaries, March 2017

Ethics in Jungian Analysis: Dream Work and Grief, October 2017

Domestic Violence in the Upper Class: Ethics in Balancing the Roles of Therapist and Advocate, January 2018

Feminist Model of Ethical Decision Making in the Counseling Process, November 2018

Benefit of a Mission Statement in Ethical Clinical Practice, December 2019

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018 to present Adjunct Professor
Oklahoma City University
Duties Include: Developing and managing syllabus material, coordinating courseware and curriculum, facilitating class instruction, and evaluating student performance.

2015 to present Jennifer Cox LPC INC
LPC in individual practice

Duties Include: Encouraging clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships. Guiding clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems. Psychological screening and assessment of adults involved in child custody and mental competency. Consultation to attorneys on issues of divorce and child custody with particular emphasis on domestic violence. Review of inpatient psychiatric records. Preparing and maintaining all required treatment records and reports. Maintaining confidentiality of records relating to client’s treatment, in addition to, insurance billing, and bookkeeping.

2009 to 2015 Professional Corporation of Psychiatry
LPC in large private group practice

Duties Included: Encouraging clients to express their feelings and discuss what is happening in their lives, helping them to develop insight into themselves or their relationships. Guiding clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with their problems. Preparing and maintaining all required treatment records and reports. Maintaining confidentiality of records relating to client’s treatment. Working closely as a team with psychiatrists and nurses to coordinate patient care.

2004 to 2009 Deaconess at Bethany, Bethany, OK
Therapist II

Duties Included: Leading education and process therapy groups, as well as, individual therapy for adults age 18 to 55 on an inpatient mental health unit; leading cognitive exercises, range of motion, and reminiscence activities for Dementia patients age 55 and over; intake assessments and determination of admission based on inpatient criteria; assisting program manager in assessment of programming content and scheduling; participating in treatment planning, as well as, evaluation of patient progress by direct observation and review of medical records; reporting to attending psychiatrist.

2004 to 2006 Mid-Del Youth and Family, Midwest City, OK
Therapist

Duties Included: Outpatient and home-based therapy and education to children and families; intake assessments.

2002 to 2003 Parent’s Assistance Center, Oklahoma City, OK
Group Leader, Intake Worker

Duties Included: Leader for Parenting Skills, Young-Adult Parenting Skills, and Sober Parenting groups; leading therapeutic play groups; curriculum research and coordination for abused and neglected children ages 0-12; intake assessments.

VOLUNTEER WORK

Founder, Vice-Chairperson, Pier 34 Foundation

Mental Health Association of Oklahoma, Board Recovery Services Committee

United Methodist Youth Camp

Skyline Urban Ministry

BIOGRAPHICAL DATA

Date of Birth: 08/24/1974

Family: Married 1995-Spouse, Devin
1 daughter, Caitlin age 21
Twin sons, Christian and Cameron age 13

REFERENCES

Susie Waugh, Retired Vice-President, Integris Mental Health

James Caster, Col, JD, Phd, Professor Emeritus, University of Central Oklahoma

Amal Chakraburrty MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist and Professor, University of Oklahoma School of Medicine