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Sandra Rattray Jones

Sandra Rattray Jones, American psychotherapist. License mental health counselor.

Background

  • Jones, Sandra Rattray was born on December 28, 1941 in Vidalia, Georgia, United States. Daughter of Jack Maurice Rattray and Jacques Elise (Adams) Rattray Booth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Georgia College, 1963. Master of Education, University Florida, 1972. Specialist in education, University Florida, 1984.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1989.

    Career

    • 7th grade teacher, Fulton County Schools, Atlanta, 1963-1964;mathematics teacher, Abbeville (South Carolina.) High School, 1964-1966;elementary counselor, School Board of Alachua County, Metcalfe Elementary, Gainesville, Florida, 1973-1978;elementary counselor, School Board of Alachua County, Littlewood Elementary, Gainesville, 1978-1983;high school counselor, School Board of Alachua County, Buchholz High School, Gainesville, 1984-1989;director guidance, School Board of Alachua County, Gainesville, 1989-1991;private practice psychotherapy, Gainesville, since 1991.

    Politics

    All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.

    Religion

    The teaching of the Bible is a key in understanding the way by which a person obtains salvation.

    Views

    Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.

    Membership

    Board of directors Leadership Gainesville Alumni Board, 1991-1992. Member LeadershipGainesville XVIII Class, 1991. Member Gainesville Area Innovation Network.

    Member Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, Florida Mental Health Counselors Association, Florida School Counselor Association (Vice-President elementary division 1980-1983, Elementary Counselor or Year 1982), American School Counselor Association (Elementary Counselor of Year 1982), Florida Society Psychotherapists, Florida Association Counseling and Development, Chi Sigma Iota.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: antiques, home decorating, painting, dance, exercise.

    Connections

    • Married Jerry Thurston Jones, June 21, 1964. Children: Traci Elise, Kelli Kay Jones.
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    Born December 28, 1941
    (age 75)