Therapists in Starkville, MS

Photo of Elizabeth Marquez, MS, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH, Licensed Professional Counselor
Elizabeth Marquez
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
With Monarch Counseling & Wellness, Elizabeth Marquez offers therapy to anyone over the age of 16 who may be ready to gain insight into their depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance use issues, grief/loss, or trauma. The ultimate goal is to learn how to live with any of these and to have a productive life.
With Monarch Counseling & Wellness, Elizabeth Marquez offers therapy to anyone over the age of 16 who may be ready to gain insight into their depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance use issues, grief/loss, or trauma. The ultimate goal is to learn how to live with any of these and to have a productive life.
(662) 667-1748 View (662) 667-1748
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William Kenneth Sansing Jr.
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC-S
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
It is one of life’s greatest honors to come along-side people who are seeking personal growth, adjusting to life changes, or working through life’s difficulties. My desire is to join others and create a trusting, safe, and understanding space to help them achieve their vision. I integrate a person-centered perspective with Cognitive Behavioral and Choice Theory in our work. Our work together may take many steps. Just stepping out to someone may be a first step in addressing life’s concerns. Another step may be moving into willingness then to action. Other steps may include self discovery, or celebrating or adjusting to life changes.
It is one of life’s greatest honors to come along-side people who are seeking personal growth, adjusting to life changes, or working through life’s difficulties. My desire is to join others and create a trusting, safe, and understanding space to help them achieve their vision. I integrate a person-centered perspective with Cognitive Behavioral and Choice Theory in our work. Our work together may take many steps. Just stepping out to someone may be a first step in addressing life’s concerns. Another step may be moving into willingness then to action. Other steps may include self discovery, or celebrating or adjusting to life changes.
(662) 747-4933 View (662) 747-4933
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Oasis Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor
Verified Verified
Starkville, MS 39759
Oasis is a place for safe healing, a respite in the midst of hardship. A place to move forward from the desert of the past and present hurt. A safe-haven of healthy restoration, to find oneself and discover the potential within. A trustworthy guide leading to empowering opportunities. An opportunity to find fulfillment and freedom. An Oasis of possibility, the possibility to thrive.
Oasis is a place for safe healing, a respite in the midst of hardship. A place to move forward from the desert of the past and present hurt. A safe-haven of healthy restoration, to find oneself and discover the potential within. A trustworthy guide leading to empowering opportunities. An opportunity to find fulfillment and freedom. An Oasis of possibility, the possibility to thrive.
(662) 920-4369 View (662) 920-4369
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Mary (Beth) Elizabeth Prestage
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S
Verified Verified
Starkville, MS 39759
Accepting New Patients. Have you found it difficult to get the help you need quickly and easily? Have you ever struggled to find the best mental-health treatment for you or someone you love? We understand that it’s difficult to get the help you need quickly in North Mississippi, and that’s why here at Right Track Medical Group, we strive to be there for you when you or a loved one needs help. We aim to give you the best personalized care plan as swiftly as possible without sacrificing quality care.
Accepting New Patients. Have you found it difficult to get the help you need quickly and easily? Have you ever struggled to find the best mental-health treatment for you or someone you love? We understand that it’s difficult to get the help you need quickly in North Mississippi, and that’s why here at Right Track Medical Group, we strive to be there for you when you or a loved one needs help. We aim to give you the best personalized care plan as swiftly as possible without sacrificing quality care.
(662) 302-3328 View (662) 302-3328
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Alicia Vickers
Counselor, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
By the time many clients arrive at therapy, life has been exhausting for a while. Whether one is a therapy first-timer or an experienced client, my desire as a therapist is to foster an empowering space where clients feel comfortable exploring and unpacking the often heavy loads that they are carrying. My passion is for developing insight, knowledge, and skills that inform clients’ ability to create a more meaningful, healthy, and authentic life. I practice from a Dialectical Behavior Therapy lens, but incorporate Narrative Therapy and techniques from other modalities in order to best support clients’ diverse needs/backgrounds.
By the time many clients arrive at therapy, life has been exhausting for a while. Whether one is a therapy first-timer or an experienced client, my desire as a therapist is to foster an empowering space where clients feel comfortable exploring and unpacking the often heavy loads that they are carrying. My passion is for developing insight, knowledge, and skills that inform clients’ ability to create a more meaningful, healthy, and authentic life. I practice from a Dialectical Behavior Therapy lens, but incorporate Narrative Therapy and techniques from other modalities in order to best support clients’ diverse needs/backgrounds.
(662) 506-4312 View (662) 506-4312
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Taylor Hardy
MS, P-LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
Starting therapy may be unknown, and unknown things are overwhelming at times. Clients may not know where to start or feel like going to therapy may not help. I strive to help clients discover the best version of themselves, meeting them where they are in whatever they are facing. My intention as a therapist is to build trust in creating a safe space where each client feels empowered, encouraged, and challenged in a positive way. Growth is a major part of life, and as a therapist, I allow clients to find growth within themselves along with building a strong therapeutic relationship.
Starting therapy may be unknown, and unknown things are overwhelming at times. Clients may not know where to start or feel like going to therapy may not help. I strive to help clients discover the best version of themselves, meeting them where they are in whatever they are facing. My intention as a therapist is to build trust in creating a safe space where each client feels empowered, encouraged, and challenged in a positive way. Growth is a major part of life, and as a therapist, I allow clients to find growth within themselves along with building a strong therapeutic relationship.
(662) 506-4551 View (662) 506-4551
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Luellyn Switzer
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor providing counseling and psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, and adolescents (17 years and older) in the Golden Triangle area. I am also a Mississippi Board Qualified Supervisor providing professional supervision for licensure. I work with a wide range of psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship issues, spiritual malaise, mid-life transitions and identity issues.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor providing counseling and psychotherapy services to individuals, couples, and adolescents (17 years and older) in the Golden Triangle area. I am also a Mississippi Board Qualified Supervisor providing professional supervision for licensure. I work with a wide range of psychological issues such as depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship issues, spiritual malaise, mid-life transitions and identity issues.
(662) 598-0446 View (662) 598-0446
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Sherri Nozik
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC, CCTP
Verified Verified
Starkville, MS 39759  (Online Only)
If you are ready for a change, I'm ready to help. So many of us have been there before, struggling and feeling stuck, all while experiencing guilt, shame, or anxiety over not being able to move forward. Whether it is having difficulties making life decisions or possibly hurting due to the decisions of others, having relationship problems that seem to repeat, or experiencing distress that is disrupting your daily life, the therapy process can provide the stable ground we need to get unstuck and back on our path.
If you are ready for a change, I'm ready to help. So many of us have been there before, struggling and feeling stuck, all while experiencing guilt, shame, or anxiety over not being able to move forward. Whether it is having difficulties making life decisions or possibly hurting due to the decisions of others, having relationship problems that seem to repeat, or experiencing distress that is disrupting your daily life, the therapy process can provide the stable ground we need to get unstuck and back on our path.
(662) 883-5863 View (662) 883-5863
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John F Marszalek
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, PLLC
Verified Verified
Starkville, MS 39759
There are times in our lives when we realize that we are not happy and that we are struggling with uncomfortable feelings, anxiety, or depression. We may not know what to do with our feelings and how to feel better. We may be unsure about a relationship. We may not know what we want out of life or even who we are as a person. It can feel like we are stuck and that we are not sure how to move forward. We are looking for someone that we can trust who will listen intently, who will truly understand what we are experiencing, and who will guide us down a new path.
There are times in our lives when we realize that we are not happy and that we are struggling with uncomfortable feelings, anxiety, or depression. We may not know what to do with our feelings and how to feel better. We may be unsure about a relationship. We may not know what we want out of life or even who we are as a person. It can feel like we are stuck and that we are not sure how to move forward. We are looking for someone that we can trust who will listen intently, who will truly understand what we are experiencing, and who will guide us down a new path.
(662) 756-5071 View (662) 756-5071
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Karla Morgan
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC, NCSC
Verified Verified
Starkville, MS 39759
Not accepting new clients
With over fifteen years of experience as a counselor, I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families as they uncover the truth, goodness, and strength they possess. I enjoy working with all clients, and I especially love working with adolescents and young adults, women's mental health, and survivors of trauma.
With over fifteen years of experience as a counselor, I have worked with children, adolescents, adults, and families as they uncover the truth, goodness, and strength they possess. I enjoy working with all clients, and I especially love working with adolescents and young adults, women's mental health, and survivors of trauma.
(662) 766-4514 View (662) 766-4514
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Amanda F Coleman
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S, NCC, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 18 years of experience in the field of mental healthcare. Before opening my private practice, I worked as a therapist, family counselor, clinical supervisor, and clinical manager. I have extensive experience treating adolescents and adults for a variety of mental health conditions. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. My desire is to partner with my clients and help them through challenges to find purpose, hope, and balance in life.
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with over 18 years of experience in the field of mental healthcare. Before opening my private practice, I worked as a therapist, family counselor, clinical supervisor, and clinical manager. I have extensive experience treating adolescents and adults for a variety of mental health conditions. I specialize in treating anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. My desire is to partner with my clients and help them through challenges to find purpose, hope, and balance in life.
(662) 339-8706 View (662) 339-8706
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Lynn Peterson
Counselor, MS, LPC, NCC
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
Not accepting new clients
Are you depressed or anxious? Have you experienced trauma? Are you stuck in frustrating thought and behavior patterns that you would like to change but don't know how? I will help you understand and alter these patterns to create a healthier and more satisfying life. You may have experienced disheartening events such as an accident, a crisis, or emotional, physical, or sexual abuse or you may just feel bad and not know why. Whatever your challenges are, we can utilize them as a catalyst for the growth of new hope, strength, and resilience.
Are you depressed or anxious? Have you experienced trauma? Are you stuck in frustrating thought and behavior patterns that you would like to change but don't know how? I will help you understand and alter these patterns to create a healthier and more satisfying life. You may have experienced disheartening events such as an accident, a crisis, or emotional, physical, or sexual abuse or you may just feel bad and not know why. Whatever your challenges are, we can utilize them as a catalyst for the growth of new hope, strength, and resilience.
(662) 633-3592 View (662) 633-3592
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Codi Wallace
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, MS
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39760  (Online Only)
Do you find that you could benefit from addressing conflict with your loved ones? What about your coworkers? Friends? … Yourself? Perhaps you need to improve your communication skills, so that those socially awkward situations that induce anxiety can be better navigated? Perhaps you need coping skills to use when you are feeling overwhelmed by emotions? Maybe you just need a listening ear to assist you in self-reflection and personal growth? All of these are issues that I have experience addressing effectively!
Do you find that you could benefit from addressing conflict with your loved ones? What about your coworkers? Friends? … Yourself? Perhaps you need to improve your communication skills, so that those socially awkward situations that induce anxiety can be better navigated? Perhaps you need coping skills to use when you are feeling overwhelmed by emotions? Maybe you just need a listening ear to assist you in self-reflection and personal growth? All of these are issues that I have experience addressing effectively!
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Photo of Jill Gorman, MA, LPC-S, Licensed Professional Counselor
Jill Gorman
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC-S
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
Waitlist for new clients
My primary focus in counseling is to meet people where they are, help them identify where they want to be, and enable them to accomplish their goals. I believe change is possible. I have witnessed my clients overcome and move forward after facing what seemed like insurmountable odds. Does it take work? Yes! But, is it worth it to become the individual (couple or parent) you want to be? Definitely!
My primary focus in counseling is to meet people where they are, help them identify where they want to be, and enable them to accomplish their goals. I believe change is possible. I have witnessed my clients overcome and move forward after facing what seemed like insurmountable odds. Does it take work? Yes! But, is it worth it to become the individual (couple or parent) you want to be? Definitely!
(662) 655-1540 View (662) 655-1540
Photo of Wendie Woods Christian Changes Counseling, NCC, LPC-S, RPT-S, BC-TMH, TF-CBT, Licensed Professional Counselor
Wendie Woods Christian Changes Counseling
Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, LPC-S, RPT-S, BC-TMH, TF-CBT
Verified Verified
Starkville, MS 39759
With genuine sensitivity and compassion, each therapist at Christian Changes Counseling & Recovery strives to help clients explore their strengths, abilities, and resources to find personalized solutions to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues, as well as helping each client recognize their individual worth and identity in Christ. Christian Changes Counseling and Recovery Center is an outpatient private practice that works with a broad spectrum of adult and child/adolescent issues including: Depression & Anxiety, Parenting & Family Issues, Abuse Issues, and Marital Problems.
With genuine sensitivity and compassion, each therapist at Christian Changes Counseling & Recovery strives to help clients explore their strengths, abilities, and resources to find personalized solutions to a wide range of life challenges and psychological issues, as well as helping each client recognize their individual worth and identity in Christ. Christian Changes Counseling and Recovery Center is an outpatient private practice that works with a broad spectrum of adult and child/adolescent issues including: Depression & Anxiety, Parenting & Family Issues, Abuse Issues, and Marital Problems.
(662) 317-7099 View (662) 317-7099
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Phashun King
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified Verified
Starkville, MS 39759
Accepting New Patients. Have you found it difficult to get the help you need quickly and easily? Have you ever struggled to find the best mental-health treatment for you or someone you love? We understand that it’s difficult to get the help you need quickly in North Mississippi, and that’s why here at Right Track Medical Group, we strive to be there for you when you or a loved one needs help. We aim to give you the best personalized care plan as swiftly as possible without sacrificing quality care.
Accepting New Patients. Have you found it difficult to get the help you need quickly and easily? Have you ever struggled to find the best mental-health treatment for you or someone you love? We understand that it’s difficult to get the help you need quickly in North Mississippi, and that’s why here at Right Track Medical Group, we strive to be there for you when you or a loved one needs help. We aim to give you the best personalized care plan as swiftly as possible without sacrificing quality care.
(662) 509-4717 View (662) 509-4717
Photo of Emily Loupe, MA, LPC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Emily Loupe
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
Waitlist for new clients
NOT accepting new clients until 9/24. I seek to make my office a place of refuge, where you can be seen and heard without judgement. It brings me great joy to walk alongside people in their journey towards healing. I desire for my clients to get to a place where nothing is hindering their ability to live, play, and love well. EMDR is one of my favorite modalities to use in counseling. I believe it offers a different approach than traditional talk therapy that can help you get "unstuck" from negative thoughts or beliefs. If you are interested in EMDR I'd love to schedule a consultation to see if it would be a good fit for you.
NOT accepting new clients until 9/24. I seek to make my office a place of refuge, where you can be seen and heard without judgement. It brings me great joy to walk alongside people in their journey towards healing. I desire for my clients to get to a place where nothing is hindering their ability to live, play, and love well. EMDR is one of my favorite modalities to use in counseling. I believe it offers a different approach than traditional talk therapy that can help you get "unstuck" from negative thoughts or beliefs. If you are interested in EMDR I'd love to schedule a consultation to see if it would be a good fit for you.
(662) 947-4030 View (662) 947-4030
Photo of Janice Baxter, MS, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist
Janice Baxter
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT
Verified Verified
Starkville, MS 39759
Waitlist for new clients
I believe that growth and change are natural parts of life. However, these can be overwhelming and challenging to face alone. I strive to create a safe and accepting space for clients to face these challenges. My aim as a therapist is to balance gentle challenges and nurturing support to help clients find healing and be their most authentic selves.
I believe that growth and change are natural parts of life. However, these can be overwhelming and challenging to face alone. I strive to create a safe and accepting space for clients to face these challenges. My aim as a therapist is to balance gentle challenges and nurturing support to help clients find healing and be their most authentic selves.
(662) 667-1304 View (662) 667-1304
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Lindy M Oswalt
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC-S, NCC, BC-TMH
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759  (Online Only)
My focus is to build a space that brings trust, understanding and compassion into the counselor/client relationship. I utilize a variety of counseling approaches. I have experience working with clients of all ages and in all seasons of life. I believe that growth and healing are possible for anyone who is willing to pursue change.
My focus is to build a space that brings trust, understanding and compassion into the counselor/client relationship. I utilize a variety of counseling approaches. I have experience working with clients of all ages and in all seasons of life. I believe that growth and healing are possible for anyone who is willing to pursue change.
(662) 301-9658 View (662) 301-9658
Photo of Mary Beth Ketchum, LPC, MA, Licensed Professional Counselor
Mary Beth Ketchum
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MA
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Starkville, MS 39759
Waitlist for new clients
My desire is to come alongside you to assist you in overcoming obstacles and reaching your goals. I enjoy working with children, college students, and adults. I firmly believe that change is possible and am excited to help you create lasting change in your own life.
My desire is to come alongside you to assist you in overcoming obstacles and reaching your goals. I enjoy working with children, college students, and adults. I firmly believe that change is possible and am excited to help you create lasting change in your own life.
(662) 222-0750 View (662) 222-0750

How does your Therapist compare?

Number of Therapists in Starkville, MS

60+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Starkville, MS who prioritize treating:

88% Anxiety
84% Depression
74% Self Esteem
71% Coping Skills
70% Grief
70% Stress
68% Relationship Issues

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

81% BlueCross and BlueShield
58% UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
48% Optum

How Therapists in Starkville, MS see their clients

92% In Person and Online
8% Online Only

Gender breakdown

83% Female
17% Male
FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Starkville?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

Learn more about how to find a therapist

Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.