Counseling in Jackson, MS. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Great therapists in Jackson, Mississippi are ready to help you. Contacting a counselor is fast and easy, go ahead and say hello.

Kristen Williams, MDiv, MEd, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

1801 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite A, Jackson, Mississippi

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.

Dr. Nona Owens, Ph.D.


580 Springridge Rd., Suite 4-A, Clinton, Mississippi

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.

Susan Woodard, PhD, LMFT, MDIV, CMAT

Licensed Therapist

2637 Ridgewood Road Suite A, Jackson, Mississippi

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.

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

Licensed Mental Health Counselor & Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor

350 Woodrow Wilson Ave., Suite 3330, Jackson, Mississippi

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.

Caelin Hanna, MaMFTC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

199 Charmant Place, Ste 3, Ridgeland, Mississippi

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.

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

LPC, CCTP; Assistant Director; Clinical Director; Crossroads Counseling Center;

14 Professional Parkway, Ridgeland, Mississippi

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.

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. (2017). LeFleurs Bluff State Park. Retrieved from
2. Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Mississippi. (2017). Our Programs. Retrieved from
3. The Arc of Mississippi. (2017). Programs. Retrieved from
4. City of Jackson. (2017). Human and Cultural Services. Retrieved from
5. Jackson State University. (2017). School of Social Work. Retrieved from

Jackson is a city that is located in multiple counties- Rankin County and Hinds County and Madison County in Mississippi. It has a land area of 111.04 square miles and a water area of 2.18 square miles.  The population of Jackson is 170,674 people with 62,671 households and a median annual income of $32,250. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Jackson, MS

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Committing to weekly sessions of therapy without insurance coverage or low cost options is very challenging for most people in Jackson. If this applies to you, please contact your counselor and ask about sliding scale options or inquire about insurance coverage. The good news is that there are options available to you to establish an effective relationship with a great therapist in Jackson. Your well being and health are important enough to make the best possible effort for