Professional Counseling in Jackson, MS

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Dorothy Jeffries Anderson, Ed.D, NCC, CCMHC, LMHC, LPC-S

Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Dorothy

350 Woodrow Wilson Ave., Suite 3330, Jackson, MS 39213

I use a holistic approach and empathetic support to assist in your quest to identify emotional issues and psychological barriers that undermine opportunities for healthier relationships and greater self awareness. Your new tomorrow can begin today.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Grief & Loss
  • Relational Issues
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Assault, Rape/ Abuse
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Marriage & Family Counseling
  • Parenting Support & Training
  • Early Childhood Mental Health

Stephanie Smith-Jefferson, MS, MA, LPC, CCTP

LPC, CCTP; Assistant Director; Clinical Director; Crossroads Counseling Center;
Phone & Email:  Connect With Stephanie

Within Driving Distance of Jackson, MS

Counseling provided in nonjudgmental, safe, calm and private setting that promotes help and healing for individuals, families,children and couples facing life's issues,hurts,hangups and habits.Counseling is collaborative and respectful of people.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Marriage And Family Counseling
  • Depression, Anxiety, Grief
  • Christian Counseling
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sex Addiction
  • Gender Issues
  • PTSD, Trauma And Abuse
  • Sexual Assault, Abuse

Susan Woodard, PhD, LMFT, MDIV, CMAT

Licensed Therapist
Phone & Email:  Connect With Susan

2637 Ridgewood Road Suite A, Jackson, MS 39216

Whether you are trying to understand yourself better, reevaluating a relationship or situation, trying to make difficult decisions or looking for new possibilities for your life, I provide a safe and compassionate space for you to explore whatever concerns you may have.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Personal Growth
  • Intimacy
  • Sexual Issues
  • Couples Therapy
  • Sex Addictions
  • Trauma
  • Depression And Anxiety
  • Jungian Psychotherapy

Kristen Williams, MDiv, MEd, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Kristen

1801 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite A, Jackson, MS 39216

When events or life circumstances get us off track, counseling can help through learning new ways to engage problems, improve relationships, and deal with our difficult feelings so that we can establish and maintain greater health, happiness, and overall wellbeing.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Anxiety And Depression
  • Grief And Loss
  • Vocational Counseling
  • Gay/Lesbian/Transgender Issues
  • Anger Management
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Caelin Hanna, MaMFTC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor
Phone & Email:  Connect With Caelin

Within Driving Distance of Jackson, MS

I provide a gentle approach for those who seek lasting results. In a non-judgemental environment built on trust and acceptance, we will get to the heart of the matter which is where true healing and life change happens.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Marriage and Couples Therapy
  • Anxiety and Panic Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Childhood Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Repetitive Unwanted Behaviors

Dr. Nona Owens, Ph.D.

Phone & Email:  Connect With Dr. Nona

Within Driving Distance of Jackson, MS

I work with children and adults who are facing life challenges. I work with adults needing help with anxiety, depression, marriage counseling or relationship problems. Family members who are dealing with a loved one with emotional issues also needs help.

  • Some of My Specialties:
  • Family Therapy
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Individual Therapy
  • Codependency Issues
  • Relationship Problems
  • Family Of Origin Work
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Related Sites:
City of Jackson
Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors

Therapy Jackson, MS

Counseling Nogan, Richland, Pearson, Florwood, Dixon, Bradie, Forest Hill, Westview, Crossgates

Your family is going to love Jackson, Mississippi. Your teenagers will attend first rate schools such as Bailey Magnet or Calloway High, while younger students will learn at such schools as Flowood Elementary or Powell Junior High. And when the school day's done, they'll find plenty to do. You could take the whole gang out to Golf World for a day of putt-putt and other attractions everyone's sure to love. Or, you could take in a live performance at Actor's Playhouse. Some of the shows even have free admission. Younger kids will really like the Mississippi Children's Museum. Load your kids up and spend a whole day of hands on fun that's educational as well. Or for a day in the great outdoors, you don't even have to leave the city. Come on down to LeFleur's Bluff State Park and enjoy cookouts, boating, fishing, hiking, and all that Mother Nature has to offer.1 Mothers and fathers alike are going to have a great time enjoying Jackson with the children.

Mental Health in Jackson

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Mississippi provides at-risk youth with a stable, positive role model who helps them overcome obstacles in their lives. Adults mentor youth in various aspects of life, from academic achievement to making healthy choices to learning how to control one's anger. The benefits of the relationship extend to mentors as well, who can take pride in knowing they are positively impacting the life of their little brother or sister. To inquire about volunteer opportunities with the organization, call 601-961-9286.2

Several supportive services are provided to individuals with developmental or intellectual disabilities by The Arc of Mississippi. The Arc promotes the well being of Jackson's disabled residents and their families by delivering services that help individuals develop self-advocacy skills and supporting families who care for their disabled loved one. To prepare consumers for the future, supportive employment opportunities are offered in order to facilitate the development of wage-earning skills. The Arc also engages in community outreach programs that educate the public about the causes of intellectual and developmental disabilities. To learn more about these services, call 601-355-0220.3

The City of Jackson's Human and Cultural Services department offers various programs aimed at improving the quality of life of Jackson residents. Social, educational, and economic programs are presented to community members on a regular basis that promote strong and healthy families, self-sufficiency for older adults, and improved mental health for all residents. Common topics include youth development, caring for seniors, family communication and stabilization, and multicultural awareness. To inquire about upcoming events, call 601-960-0383.4

Current Education

Those who wish to serve their community's mental health needs as a social worker can get the necessary education through the Jackson State University School of Social Work. The program develops skills in each student that allows them to promote the well being and health of families, individuals, and communities both large and small. The bachelor's and master's level programs are accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, and the doctoral program is accredited by the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education. For additional details about these programs, call the School of Social Work at 601-432-6828.5


1. Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. (2014). LeFleurs Bluff State Park. Retrieved from
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4. City of Jackson. (2014). Human and Cultural Services. Retrieved from
5. Jackson State University. (2014). School of Social Work. Retrieved from

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