About The Counseling Center at RTS


At the Counseling Center at Reformed Theological Seminary, our counselors are equipped and ready to help you in the middle of your burdens. We work with individuals, couples, and families as they grow and heal through a variety of challenges. 
The Counseling Center at RTS works to reach as many people in the Jackson metro area as we can. We offer counseling sessions at a reduced rate compared to many other organizations in our area. Your rate for sessions is determined by a sliding fee scale and it is based on your annual household income.
The Counseling Center at RTS works closely with the RTS Master of Arts in Counseling program. Advanced graduate students in clinical internship provide services in our Counseling Center. As a ministry of Reformed Theological Seminary, our counseling services are provided from a Christian perspective.


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Our counselors are equipped to help you find healing for your challenges and burdens, whatever your stage in life, so you don’t have to face them alone. Depression Anxiety● Grief & Loss Self Harm (Cutting, etc.)● Abuse (Physical, Emotional, Sexual)● Traumatic Experiences Crisis Resolution Anger Management● And more

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Whether you are dating, engaged, or married, we are available to help you learn new ways of working through hurdles and enriching your relationship.● Growing and improving your relationship Marital distress and healing Pre-marital counseling Communication skill improvement Infidelity Divorce● And more

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Whenever your family is facing conflict, difficult transitions, or your children are in the middle of hardships, we have counselors who are able to join your family in finding resolutions. Adolescent behavior issues Adult family relationship issues Single parenting issues● Step-family issues Parenting and child discipline And more


In order to serve as many people as we can, the Counseling Center employs a sliding scale based on annual household income. Your fee is determined during the intake process.



Stephanie Wielgosz MA, LPC, BC-TMH

Director of the Counseling Center



Taylor LockeMA, P-LPC

Clinical Assistant



Jada Bates

Lauren Cissom

Lauren Compere

Sam Emerson

Elliott Farris

Lauren Hanger

Jordan Headley

Leslie Howe

Lindsey JamisonMA, P-LPC

Katie King

Taylor LockeMA, P-LPC

Emily McGovern

Cami Phillips

Missy SamselMA, P-LPC

Caroline Swindoll

Jake Vaughan

Qualified Supervisors

Mike Hillerman, MA, LPC-S

Emily Jernigan, MA, LPC-S

Natalie Lassiter, MA, LPC-S

Bill Richardson, Ph.D., LMFT

Ashley Smith, MA, LPC-S, BC-TMH, Registered Play Therapist

Julia Wright, MA, LPC