Therapists, Counselors and Psychologists in Hattiesburg, MS

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Dr.Juakita Grice
Self Pay Rate: $99

Dr. Juakita Grice, Ph.D., LPC, CTMH, NCC, M.S.

Philosophy of Care

Juakita is a Licensed Professional Nationally Certified Counselor with a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling for the state of Mississippi. As a clinician of counsel, the style of treatment is eclectic therapeutically in any area of concern for the client. My years of experience in counseling has been approximately 16+ with education, practicum, and volunteer crisis counseling experience included.

My experience of practice in clinical counseling is: Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Stress Management, Post-Partum Depression, Chronic Pain Management, Workers Compensation, Pre-Surgical Healthcare, Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI), Abuse (Physical, Sexual, etc.), Substance Abuse or Chemical Dependence or Co-occurring Disorders, Anger Management, Poor Self-Image, Geriatric Care, Crisis Diversionary Services, Grief/Bereavement, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Compulsive Gambling, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Evidenced-Based Practice Therapies.

Populations Treated:
Adult /Individual
Family Management


Nova Southeastern University
Master's in Mental Health Counseling


  • Stress, Anxiety, Depression, Aging, Relational
  • Addictions-Co-occurring, Stress Management 
  • Grief, Mild, Moderate to Severe Mental Illness 
  • Self- esteem, Health psychology-related, Relational, and Eating issues
Elena Fairley
Self Pay Rate: $99

Elena Fairley, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Elena M. Fairley is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Mississippi and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland who has 25 years experience partnering with adults, couples, and children seeking help with depression, anxiety, PTSD, life transitions, relationship issues, and children issues. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa) and received her Master of Science in Family Counseling from Alabama A&M University.  

Elena utilizes relational, collaborative, strength based, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness-based, solution-focused and emotionally-focused approaches to therapy while always maintaining the creativity, flexibility and awareness necessary to best meet the needs of every unique individual and family.

Elena seeks to establish a warm and caring relationship with you in order to assist in building on your strengths and better collaborate with you towards meeting your goals and living the meaningful life you value and desire.


Alabama A&M University
Master of Science in Family Counseling


  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Trauma issues
Elizabeth Robin
Self Pay Rate: $99

Elizabeth Robin, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Elizabeth Robin is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Mississippi who has over 10 years' experience providing clinical assessment and psychotherapy to adults, juveniles, and couples seeking help with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, depression, relationship and family difficulties, conduct disorder/oppositional defiance, trauma-related disorders, phase of life problems, substance abuse/addiction, anger management, stress management, bereavement, and more. Elizabeth has provided exceptional therapeutic care in different clinical settings including inpatient, outpatient, IOP/PHP, day treatment, and residential. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the Mississippi State University, Elizabeth received her Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Our Lady of the Lake University.

Elizabeth knows that no single approach is the right one for every individual. She utilizes a range of therapeutic approaches including collaborative, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, solution focused, supportive, strength based, mindfulness based, and emotionally focused.

Elizabeth seeks to establish a collaborative, non-judging, caring, and committed relationship with you to assist you towards meeting your goals and collaborating with you on how to improve your quality of life.


Our Lady of the Lake University
Master of Science in Counseling Psychology


  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Trauma
  • Stress Management
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse
  • Relationship Issues
  • Phase of Life Problems
  • Grief/Loss
  • Self-esteem
Juanda Croson
Self Pay Rate: $99

Juanda Croson, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Juanda Croson is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Mississippi who has over 20 years of experience providing therapeutic care and clinical assessment to adults within a variety of settings seeking help with chronic mental illnesses, depression, anxiety, anger management, life transitions, and substance abuse. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Social and Rehabilitation Services at the University of Southern Mississippi, and received her Master's of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from William Carey College both located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Juanda utilizes an eclectic approach to therapy that consists of collaborative strength based motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral, mindfulness based, realistic and solution-focused ideologies. Her focus of treatment modality is based on the uniqueness of each individual.

Juanda believes the most important factor in any therapeutic relationship is the individual seeking assistance for help in resolving issues. Juanda believes it is her role to create a warm, caring environment for the individual that fosters trust and help to motivate the individual to put in the work needed for change to occur.


William Carey College
Master's of Science in Counseling Psychology


  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Chronic Mental Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Life Problems
  • Anger Management
  • Stress Management
Warner Buxton
Self Pay Rate: $99

Warner Buxton, LPC,NCC

Philosophy of Care

Warner Buxton is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) who has provided individual, group, couples, and family counseling for clients with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders in a residential setting as well as conducting alcohol, drug, and mental health assessments. With a proven set of diverse clinical experiences and skills, Warner is equipped to assist men, older adolescents and adults, couples, and families in achieving their counseling goals.

Warner completed his Master of Science (MS) in Marriage and Family Counseling at Mississippi College-Clinton and has earned post-graduate hours toward his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Marriage and Family Counseling at Amridge University-Montgomery. Prior to this Warner completed his Master of Science (MS) in Athletic Administration at Mississippi College and his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Soil Science /Agriculture Economics at Alcorn State University. He is a Board-certified Tele-Mental Health Counselor (BC-TMH) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC).

Warner has worked over 20 years in professional management. He has been a certified fitness trainer, a former competitive powerlifter, and exceedingly passionate about health and fitness for over 25 years. Warner brings his years of experience in various fields to the clients he serves. A self-professed “lifelong learner,” he is a believer in his clients and in the ability of all people to become their best self. Warner believes that counseling is his “call” and feels honored to get to work along with his clients to help improve their quality of life.

Warner believes that having empathy and building rapport are the foundation to a productive therapeutic relationship and he works to develop these principles with his clients. He approaches client goals within a holistic framework. Taking a practical approach to treatment that is both collaborative and integrative, Warner helps clients gain an understanding of their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, as well as the influences of family, friends, social settings, economic class, and environment, so that they can choose better ways of thinking, feeling, and doing. Ever mindful of the importance of the therapeutic relationship, Warner would be honored to hear your unique story and experiences. He looks forward to working beside you to achieve your therapeutic goals!


Mississippi College
Master's in Marriage and Family Counseling


  • Couples/Marriage Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Anxiety Therapy
  • Stress Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
  • Christian Counseling
Thriveworks Counseling Hattiesburg

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Juanda Croson, LPC

Juanda is highly recommended as a therapist! She has extensive experience in several areas of counseling and therapeutic approaches and techniques! I highly recommend her as therapist!!! Choose Juanda to work with you or your family!!!
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