Ted Jones, PhD
Pain Psychologist
Behavioral Medicine Institute
Knoxville, TN

About Ted Jones, PhD


Ted Jones, PhD, is a psychologist at Pain Consultants of East Tennessee, working on-site as a pain-addiction expert at the Behavioral Medicine Institute in Knoxville, Tennessee. He attended Earlham College, in Richmond, Indiana. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 1981 with a PhD in clinical psychology. He worked in a variety of positions at local mental health centers and later spent 6 years working full-time at the University of Tennessee Medical Center’s substance abuse treatment program. He entered private practice in 1996 and soon after began specializing in pain management and evaluation of addiction risk. He joined Behavioral Medicine Institute and has been in an on-site office at Pain Consultants of East Tennessee since 2000. Dr. Jones has cowritten and spoken on the topics of pain and addiction, and is considered one of the leading psychological experts on pain-addiction issues. He was most recently named 2013’s Clinical Pain Educator of the Year by the American Society of Pain Educators (ASPE).

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