Our Team


Dr. Damien J. Thomas, LPC-S, NCC, ICAADC, ACS, BC-TMH

Dr. Damien Thomas has over 15 years of experience in the mental health & addictions field and has worked in various settings including inpatient, outpatient, residential, and juvenile justice. Dr. Thomas treats an array of populations including children, adolescents, and adults. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Mississippi College in 2002, Master of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling from Mississippi College in 2006 and his Doctor of Professional Counseling degree from Mississippi College in 2014 respectively. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Mississippi, Board Qualified Supervisor (LPC-S), National Certified Counselor (NCC), Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS), an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICAADC) and a Board Certified TeleMental Health provider (BC-TMH).  Dr. Thomas is an active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), Mississippi Counseling Association (MCA), Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) and the Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP). 

Email: [email protected]

 

Karen McGee, NCC, LPC

Karen McGee is a licensed Professional counselor (LPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC) with over 11 years of experience in assisting children, adolescents, and adults with reaching their full potential. Karen strives to create a nurturing atmosphere in which individuals can be supported in their efforts to achieve the highest level of behavioral, cognitive, social, and emotional functioning.  Karen’s areas of emphasis include the treatment of anxiety and depression, women's emotional health, family therapy, trauma treatment, adolescent behavior issues, and substance use disorders. Karen received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Jackson State University in 2003, Master of Arts degree in Sociology & Alcohol & Drug Studies from Jackson State University in 2005, & Master of Education degree in Community Counseling from Jackson State University in 2011.  

Email: [email protected]

 

Marilyn Johnson, NCC, LPC

Marilyn Johnson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and National Board Certified Counselor (NCC) with a wealth of clinical experience. She received her Master of Science degree in Marriage & Family Counseling from Mississippi College and her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Delta State University. Marilyn has provided psychotherapy in various settings, including community mental health centers, juvenile detention centers and private practice. She is driven by passion and purpose to comfort and educate individuals ready for a change. Marilyn’s mission is to help individuals understand themselves so they can better manage their mental health. Marilyn’s area of expertise is adjustment to life transitions, stress management, women’s issues, men’s issues, interpersonal relationships, and mood disorders (including depression and anxiety). Marilyn utilizes various theoretical approaches but primarily integrates cognitive-behavioral, gestalt and solution-focused therapies. She is an active member of the Mississippi Counseling Association (MCA) and the Mississippi Licensed Professional Counselor Association (MLPCA).

Email: [email protected]

 

Ariel Harrison

Ariel Harrison serves as Office Manager of Resilience Counseling. Ms. Harrison attended Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, TX where she majored in Criminal Justice and minored in Political Science. While in Texas Ms. Harrison worked for many years as the Volunteer Programs Coordinator at the Boys and Girls Club for Deep East Texas, participating as the liaison between local community, colleges, churches, and Boys & Girls Clubs around the state. Prior to relocating to Mississippi, Ms. Harrison dedicated 4 years of service at Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital where she served as a Certified Nurse Technician for Labor & Delivery, Obstetrics, Nursery, Pediatrics, and Geriatric Psych Units.  Ms. Harrison has a heart for community service as she is a member of Gamma Sigma Sigma National Service Sorority, Inc. Ms. Harrison also receives great joy from being a mother and volunteering her time to help others in need.   

Email: [email protected]


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Rachel Banks, P-LPC 

Rachel Banks is a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (P-LPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC). She has a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, with a minor in Sociology from Jackson State University. She has worked in the field of counseling for 2 years and has a range of clinical experience as she has worked with various populations including: geriatrics, adolescents, adults, forensics, and couples.  Ms. Banks also treats a range of clinical issues including but not limited to: depression, anxiety, adjustment-related concerns, grief, trauma, and anger management. Rachel’s mission for the clients she serves is to "first meet them where they are and then assist them with formulating a plan that helps them reach their goals and perform to their full potential."

Email: [email protected]



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Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

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Sunday:

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