Marriage counseling that Heals in Jackson, MS. Restore Your Relationship.

Speak with the right marriage therapist in Jackson. Real help for issues like separation, communication, infidelity, and finances.


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

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

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

14 Professional Parkway, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39110 | (601) 605-4084

Marriage and family counseling provided with the goal help persons have more effective communication, respect, and healthy boundaries. Marriage counseling involves assessing the impact the past and present have on the relationship, expectations and marital/family goals.

Kristen Williams, PhD, LPC
Marriage Counselor

Kristen Williams, PhD, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

1801 Crane Ridge Drive, Suite A, Jackson, Mississippi 39216 | 601-573-8642

Relationships are difficult, no matter how deep the love, because no two people are wired the same. Couples therapy can help persons learn better communication skills, how to have "good" fights, when to give or compromise, and when to accept and appreciate differences.

Caelin Hanna, MaMFTC, LPC
Marriage Counselor

Caelin Hanna, MaMFTC, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

199 Charmant Place, Ste 3, Ridgeland, Mississippi 39157 | 601-397-4273

Working to understand both sides of the story, we will identify the underlying patterns and conflicts that need to be resolved. We will help you find what you each need so that you can relate in ways that heal old wounds and promote peace and joy in your relationship.


Related Sites:
City of Hattiesburg
Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors

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Jackson, Mississippi is an incredible find for families. Whether you're looking for a place to spend a few days or the rest of your lives, you're sure to find plenty to love about this jewel in the South. The whole gang will enjoy a trip to the Jackson Zoo. Among the kid's favorites are the tigers, giraffes and train rides, and even teenagers and parents will enjoy the interesting informational chats with the zookeepers.1 And who wouldn't love to see a show at the New Stage Theatre, featuring local talent and fantastic traveling productions. Or, take the family to see the Oaks Museum House, one of the few structures in town to survive the Civil War. If you're looking for a little of everything, check out Park On the River, featuring ice skating, arcade games, laser tag, a roller coaster, paintball, mini golf, go karts, and more. Whatever your family likes to do, you're sure to find plenty to keep you busy in Jackson.

Marriage and Family Mental Health in Jackson

The staff at First Baptist Jackson understands how difficult single parenting can be. To provide guidance and support for mothers who are raising children on their own, the church provides a Single Moms Class. The class is based on Christian principles of child rearing. Class members receive guidance from the group facilitator and provide each other emotional and social support as well. Tips for effective parenting techniques and money management are also included. To learn more, call 601-949-1913.2

The Little Light House offers early intervention programs for children who have physical or cognitive disabilities. The year-round, tuition-free program promotes each child's growth in the physical, social, emotional, and academic realms. Parents and caregivers can also take part in educational workshops to learn skills that facilitate their little one's development. Support groups for parents of disabled children are offered as well. Contact the Little Light House at 601-956-6131 for further details.3

Family members who find themselves feeling alone, angry, trapped, or misunderstood can call Contact the Crisis Line for help. The crisis line is available each day of the year, 24-hours a day, to provide nonjudgmental assistance to anyone in need. In addition to over-the-phone emotional support, the crisis line staff will provide information about common mental health issues and share spiritual guidance if requested. All calls remain confidential and are completely free of charge. To receive assistance, call 601-713-4357.4

Family Services and Assistance Programs

Various assistance programs are available to Jackson families at the Gateway Rescue Mission. When natural disasters or family crisis situations arise, the mission will provide the basic necessities needed to start over, such as furniture, clothing, and food. For homeless men, the mission's emergency shelter offers respite from the weather and the dangers of living on the street. Women who have been impacted to domestic violence or substance abuse can get their lives back together at Ruth's Refuge, the mission's women's shelter. Support groups, educational programs, and spiritual guidance round out the programs that are available. Call 601-353-5864 for additional details.5


References

1. The Jackson Zoo. (2017). Homepage. Retrieved from http://jacksonzoo.org/
2. First Baptist Jackson. (2017). Single Moms Class. Retrieved from http://firstbaptistjackson.org/small-group/473791/
3. Little Light House. (2017). About Our Services. Retrieved from http://www.llhms.org/about-our-services/
4. Contact the Crisis Line. (2017). Mission. Retrieved from http://www.contactthecrisisline.org/mission.php
5. Gateway Rescue Mission. (2016). Programs. Retrieved from http://www.gatewaymission.org/en/programs-detail-3

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

Difficult yet possible - ask your therapist

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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Jackson public health department.