Rebecca Lucero Jones, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Human Development, Family Studies, and Counseling

Rebecca Lucero Jones, Ph.D.

102E Woodcock Hall

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Rebecca Lucero Jones is a marriage and family therapist and professor of Family Therapy. Her research interests focus on marginalized populations including sexual minorities, ethnic minorities, and those diagnosed with substance use disorders. She has a passion for qualitative inquiry and systemic research methods such as dyadic data analysis. Her teaching interests include courses on addiction, systems, diversity, and clinical skills.


Ph.D., Couple, Marriage, and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 2019
M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, 2012
B.A., Political Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 2005

Research Interests

Marginalized Populations; Mexican Americans; Bi-cultural Couples; Immigration; Trauma; Substance Use Disorders; Opioid Use Disorders; Sexual Relationships; Medical Family Therapy; Family Therapy; Qualitative Inquiry; Dyadic Analysis

Latest Articles

The Effect of Past Abuse on PFC Recovery from Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly (2019)
Rebecca Lucero Jones, M. Zielinski, S. Bradshaw, C. Schleiden, S. Shumway

Development and Validation of the Couple Communication Satisfaction Scale
American Journal of Family Therapy (2019)
Adam C Jones, Rebecca Lucero Jones, Nelli Morris

Men's Experiences of Miscarriage: A Passive Phenomenological Analysis of Online Data
Journal of Loss & Trauma: International Perspectives on Stress & Coping (2019)
Megan Story Chavez, Valerie Handley, Rebecca Lucero Jones, Brandon Eddy, Von Poll

Treatment of substance use disorders in Mexican American families
Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly (2018)
Rebecca Lucero Jones, Victor C Pena, Nies Ryan

Using internal family systems in the treatment of combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Contemporary Family Therapy (2018)
Rebecca Lucero, Adam C Jones, Jacob C Hunsaker

Integrating a Systemic Paradigm When Treating Combat Veterans with PTSD
Journal of Trauma and Treatment (2017)
Adam C Jones, Rebecca Lucero Jones

Current Projects

Treatment Language and Substance Use Disorders
Bi-cultural Couples’ Process of Disseminating Cultural to Their Children
Sexual Communication in Gender and Sexual Minority Relationships

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy