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Dr. Annita Jones

Clinical Psychology
Allentown, PA
27 years experience female

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The therapeutic techniques used in therapy include: EMDR Hypnosis CBT I use a philosophy of moving slowly through trauma material so stabilization day-to-day can be established and maintained.

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Clinical Psychology

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English

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31 Answers
22 Agrees
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Probably to get eval: Not sure why your doc would say that unless concerned. So it would be good to see someone qualified and get an evaluation. Then you can decide if yo... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
See someone for anx.: Seek a clinician skilled in anxiety treatment. There are several ways to approach this common fear including desensitization by gradual exposure, EMD... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Not an MD...: but have had this same phenomena and was told that it was just a flutter. However, I'd recommend your checking with your PCP to see if something more... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
See clinician: some of the symptoms you describe are consistent with depression. However, it could also be medical. Always rule out something medical before seeing... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Neither.: Neither causes broken heart syndrome because there is no such clinical diagnosis. Panic Attacks and General Anxiety are both miserable to experience ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Need to c physician: Your friend needs to see a physician for lab tests to see what's going on. Start w/ a PCP who can direct from there.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Not sure thing.: Pulling out is not an effective form of birth control or protection from disease. You need to use a latex condom and there's a chance of pregnancy wi... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Sleep is critical: Sleep is a must for dealing with anything. Since you're talking with a therapist, I hope you're working on finding the underlying reasons for your an... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Depends: on your own makeup and interactions with other meds. Not usually, but occasionally a pt will report some drowsiness or fatigue. Check with your doc a... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Very helpful!: I find it helpful so I don't forget something I meant to mention. It's also helpful in my practice as a psychologist to have a list of what YOUR conc... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Yes.: You can learn to feel more self-confident and feel better about yourself by giving yourself positive messages about characteristics you like about you... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Go to ER: Go to the nearest ER and tell them your symptoms. Get someone to take you or call an ambulance for safety.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
I'm sorry you have: this to deal with. If you are still living at his home and abusive, I suggest your contacting the closest women's shelter and going there. Ask for h... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
See dermatologist: See someone sooner rather than later to get it biopsies. It is probably just a new mole but get it checked as soon as you can. And try to not mess w... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Panic attacks: often cause people to feel as if they're dying. People go to the ER fearing they're having a heart attack. Hope you're seeing a therapist and a good... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Protected sex?: Does this mean with a condom? Condoms are usually effective if unbroken. If broken, pregnancy can occur any time. Pulling out is not an effective m... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Ignore: Create a journal of daily affirmations, believable or things you've heard and may not believe.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
ER is definitely: a good idea! You could have one of several things going on and they'll need to run tests to determine what course of treatment to take.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Statins: are a problem I hear from many many older men. Have to talk with your doc about the trade- off if you find that is the cause.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Monitor for patterns: Hi, Kimmer. Monitor your symptoms for length, antecedents and specific situations or topics trigger anxiety, the day of the week, time of day, what... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
My daughter was.: Just from experience, any combination can happen. You will need to see your doc for blood work that is more definitive. Pg can happen at anytime - t... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
His sucking dried it: hi, Libby. His sucking temporarily dried out your nipple. The same thing happens in early nursing. Might try some vitamin E or neosporin to keep it... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Ignore: Monitor patterns of your behavior and feelings and get validation from someone you trust.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Ignore: It's very frightening to the person and the family. Getting a physician consult can be very helpful.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Yes.: Anxiety is often accompanied by physical symptoms and the GI tract is a frequent spot. However, you need to see your doctor to rule out any other cau... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Search: in your area for a therapist who specializes in anxiety and self-injurious behaviors. There are certainly ways to work on the issues you present and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Probably.: You then will need therapy with someone familiar with the special needs of sexual trauma survivors. You do need to go to a hospital that knows how to... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
See an ophthalmologist: you need to see a doctor, a specialist for eyes is an ophthalmologist, but you might start with your family doctor. Good luck!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Not necessarily.: This seems with is normal range depending on body build and family traits. However, there must be some reason you have asked. Can you please provide... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Absolutely.: Children often complain of stomach aches when going to school and the same stress response happens in adults. Check with your doctor to be sure nothi... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Annita Jones
Clinical Psychology 27 years experience
Stress inoculation: Note all known situations in which you feel anxious. Work on developing skills for relaxing and rehearse them until you can pull them up with little ... Read More

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Jul 9, 2015
Great to have someone here to consult with who specializes in EMDR and trauma theory!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jones is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I will try finding a hospital nearby, and some sort of counselor who has been through the same kind of thing that I have. Thank you so much!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Sometime I believe it's because I'm scared of my MG flaring again :(
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This saved my life, Thank You! Thank you so much for answering.....really helped

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Univ of S CA Professional School
Graduated 1995MD

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, Allentown Region - Spring
2015
Top Doctor, Third Place, Allentown Region - Spring
2015
Top Psychologist, Third Place, Pennsylvania - Spring
2015
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