Our Counselors

Robert Lock
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Multiplan
  • Magellan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Humana
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Robert Lock, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Robert Lock is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Mississippi with 20 years of experience working with adolescents, teens, couples and adults with mental health, substance abuse and co-occurring issues. He earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Jackson State University.

Mr. Lock is well trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. However, he utilizes an eclectic approach to therapy as he tailors treatment to fit the individual or couples. Robert is experienced with working with clients of various racial, ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds.

Robert is dedicated to improving mental health outcomes in the state of Mississippi by working with individuals, collaborations with other mental health professionals and utilizing resources in the community. Robert relishes the opportunity in being able to assist clients in accomplishing an optimal level of functioning, happiness, peace, and self-acceptance. Robert would love to meet with you, develop a fruitful therapeutic relationship, and work diligently with you to achieve the life you were meant to live!

Education

Jackson State University
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • LBGTQIA
  • Self-Harm
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Christian Counseling
  • Depression
Corinna Orange
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Corinna Orange, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Corinna Orange Licensed Certified Social Worker in the state of Mississippi who has 8 years of experience partnering with adults, adolescents, and families in a variety of settings. Corinna has worked with individuals with substance abuse issues as well as individuals who are seeking help with depression, anxiety, and trauma. Corinna completed her Bachelor of Social Work from The University of Mississippi and received her Master of Social Work from University of Southern Mississippi.  

Corinna is a friendly and considerate person who can establish a caring relationship with her clients to help her clients meet their potential. Corinna utilizes a person-centered approach to establish a unique treatment plan for all her clients. Corinna has seen in past experiences with clients how this has helped her past clients be successful.

Corinna has completed basic training in EMDR and is also familiar with therapeutic techniques such as CBT, reality therapy, and solution-focused therapy. 

Corinna is a long-time resident of Oxford, Mississippi and currently resides there. Outside of work, she enjoys sleeping, watching reality tv, shopping, eating, and spending time with family and friends.

Education

University of Southern Mississippi
Master of Social Work

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Stress management
  • Self esteem
  • Life transitions
  • Anger management
  • Mood Disorders
  • Relationship issues
  • Grief & Loss

 

Darby Walton
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • BCBS
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Darby Walton, LPC

Philosophy of Care

I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Mississippi with almost 13 years of experience in counseling. I have worked with clients of many diverse and multicultural dynamics and with many different areas of concern, to include, but not limited to: chemical and behavioral addictions (i.e. eating disorders, gambling, sex, internet, pornography, relationships, etc.), anxiety/stressor related issues, depression, OCD, mood disorders, relationship and family conflicts, and emotional dysregulation. I also have specialty training in the treatment of physical/emotional trauma, which is often co-occurring with the other previously mentioned concerns. My counseling style is compassionate and empathetic and I believe strongly in acceptance and respect for all. My approach combines Rational-Emotive Therapy (RET/REBT, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Internal Family Systems/Ego State Therapy (IFS), and other modalities that are specifically tailored to each individual client.

When I am not diligently working to help clients reclaim (or to claim for the first time) the joy in their lives, I am usually working to enjoy and improve my own quality of life with my family. This currently includes my three young children (two boys, 12 and 15, and my 5 year old girl). SEC football is often involved. At other times, we will often play games, cook out, visit other family members, exercise, and watch movies. When the boys get brave they ask me to play football and soccer in the back yard.

Lastly, I believe it important to conclude by stating that I do not intend to ask an action from my clients that I either have not already done, or would not be willing to do, myself. Therapy and healing is a part of my personal life just as much as my professional life. The therapeutic relationship has to be one of mutual motivation and efforts. You've already taken that first courageous step just by reading this and reaching out for what you need! I hope to have the opportunity to work with you on your journey!

Education

Bellevue University
Master of Science in Clinical Counseling

Specialties

  • ADHD/ADD
  • Depression Counseling
  • Mood Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Phobia Disorders
  • Schizophrenia and Psychotic Disorders
  • CBT
  • DBT
  • EDMR
  • LGBTQIA
  • Performance Anxiety
Dr.Juakita Grice
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • Tricare
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
Adult/Group
Family Management

Education

Nova Southeastern University
Master's in Mental Health Counseling

Specialties

  • 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
Judy Harville
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • BCBS
  • ComPsych
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Judy Harville, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Judy Harville is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Mississippi who has over 30 years of experience providing service and collaborating with adults and children who are requesting help with anger, depression, anxiety, stress management and coping with life issues. Judy completed her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi and received her Master of Social Work degree from the University of Southern, Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. 

Judy utilizes a variety of therapeutic interventions in the treatment and assessment process, including cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based therapy and solution-focused therapy approaches provided with passion to help clients increase wellness and fulfillment in their lives. 

Judy seeks to develop and maintain caring therapeutic relationships in efforts to help clients meet personal goals and live healthy, productive lives.

Education

University of Southern Mississippi
Master of Social Work degree

Specialties

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger Management
  • Stress Management
  • Mindfulness
  • Grief and Loss
Lashannon Butler
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
Pending:
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Lashannon Butler, LCSW

Philosophy of Care

Lashannon is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has a master’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi in social work with an undergraduate degree from Jackson State University. Lashannon is very interested in what qualities and experiences that make an individual unique.  Previous experience with clients was in outpatient clinics, psychiatric hospital, schools. Lashannon has previous worked with women who have experienced partner violence and relationships trauma in a shelter based setting.

Lashannon is passionate about meeting people where they are in a nonjudgmental and accepting atmosphere and helping them identify their strengths and developing their potential in order to teach wellness and wholeness. She utilizes components of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness, Reality therapy and strength based perspectives.

Lashannon seeks to develop a supportive relationship with you and to be present as you discover new skills, access inner resources and wisdom, and take meaningful action toward your goals.

Education

University of Southern Mississippi
Masters of Social Work

Specialties

  • Marriage Counseling
  • Family Therapy
  • Panic Counseling
  • Depression Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Anger Management
Pamela Peoples
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Pamela Peoples, LPC

Philosophy of Care

Pamela Peoples is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Mississippi and has been licensed in the state since 2003. She has private practice experience counseling adults, couples, and adolescents. She earned her Educational Specialist Degree in Counseling from Mississippi State University and has 36 years' experience in the public school system helping to promote student social/emotional growth and development.

Pamela's practice is client-centered and solution-focused. She seeks to assist clients to discover ways to manage life's conflicts in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Her goal is to encourage empower, and equip clients to recognize their full potential and find purposeful living through mindfulness and reality therapy.

Providing a safe space for clients to process difficult emotions, identify strengths, and develop resilience is one of Pamela's strengths. She believes that building rapport and trust is essential and that sessions should be tailored to the client's needs.

Education

Mississippi State University
Educational Specialist

Specialties

• Anxiety
• Depression
• Marriage & Family
• Career & Life Coach
• Grief and bereavement
• Critical incident
• Stress Management
• Crisis Intervention
• ADD Counseling and Support

Warner Buxton
Accepting:
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • ComPsych
  • Humana
  • Magellan
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
Pending:
  • BCBS
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Tricare
Self Pay Rate: $99

Warner Buxton, LPC,NCC

Philosophy of Care

Warner is a Licensed Professional Counselor who 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 and 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.

Warner graduated from Mississippi College-Clinton, MS with a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Counseling and has earned post graduate hours toward his  PhD in marriage and family counseling at Amridge University-Montgomery. Prior to this Warner also completed his MS is Athletic Administration at Mississippi College and his BS degree in Soil Science /Agriculture Economics form Alcorn State University In addition, he is Board Certified Tele-Mental Health Counselor; and, a National Certified Counselor.

Warner 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 has worked over 20 years in professional management he has been a certified fitness trainer, former competitive powerlifter and  exceedingly passionate about health and fitness for over 25 years bringing his years of experience in various fields to the clients he serves.  A self-professed “lifelong learner” Warner is a believer in his clients and believes 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.

Warner looks forward to working beside you to achieve your therapeutic goals!

Education

Mississippi College
Master's in Marriage and Family Counseling

Specialties

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