Our Professional Team

The therapists at The Shepherd’s Staff provide counseling specific to your situation and guide you to growth, recovery, and hope.

Professionals Counseling in Jackson, MS

Our Therapists

Josh Williams

Josh Williams

LPC

Men and Women Age 17+: Anger Management, Depression, Anxiety, grief, family of origin issues, improving communication skills, healthy assertiveness, maintaining sobriety from drugs and alcohol.

Julia ‘Judy’ Parker

Julia ‘Judy’ Parker

MA, LPC

Special interests in life transition adjustment including birth, death, divorce, career change, and elder care, women's issues such as depression/anxiety, grief/loss, and miscarriage/ infertility, and sleep disorders.

Matt Thames

Matt Thames

MA, LPC

Individual, family, and couples counseling including conflict resolution, communication, sexual issues, enrichment; stress management; grief; overcoming emotional wounds; men's issues; children; depression and anxiety.

Kristina Burrow Woodruff

Kristina Burrow Woodruff

MA, LPAT, ATR-BC

Children, teen, and adult issues related to abuse, trauma, divorce, anxiety, grief & loss, medical issues (cancer, chronic illness, traumatic incidents), depression, self-esteem, behavior problems, ADHD, post-traumatic stress disorder, adjustment issues, relational issues, and eating disorders/eating issues (anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating, obesity, & overeating).

Richard Coker

Richard Coker

MAMFT/C, LPC, LMFT

Individuals, couples and families emotional and spiritual wounds including abuse, trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, self-esteem, behavioral problems, communication and intimacy skills.

Michelle Hitchcock

Michelle Hitchcock

MAMFT/C, LPC

Enjoys working with teen girls and women with issues such as eating, weight, making peace with food, anxiety, depression, trauma, shame, overthinking and boundaries.

Will McNeese

Will McNeese

MA, LPC, LMFTA

Works with adults, children and families with issues such as trauma, anxiety, depression, and OCD

Stephanie Hathorn

Stephanie Hathorn

MA, LPC, LMFT

Issues such as: anxiety, depression, grief, trauma, self-esteem, behavioral, communication, conflict resolution, sexuality, pre-marital, intimacy, life stressors and transitions, body image, parenting, spirituality, infertility, and abuse.

Sally Gex

Sally Gex

MA, LPC, NCC

Special interest in women's issues including body image, eating disorders, social anxiety, adjustment issues, fertility concerns, abuse, and trauma.

Marty Singletary

Marty Singletary

MA, MS, LMFT

Communication and relationship dynamics in couples, marriages, and families; Individual goal definition and evaluating roles with others; Navigating life's transitions: relationship stressors, divorce, redirection at mid-life; Focus on mind/body/spirit alignment. Trained in hypnosis and dreamwork, and using dream metaphors for personal growth.

Ruth Lail Glaze

Ruth Lail Glaze

MCC, LMFT, LPC, NCC

Parenting; marital adjustment/growth; trauma recovery; addiction recovery; stages of life changes (new baby, empty nest, elder care); divorce struggles and recovery; grief; individuals from adolescence through elderly; women's life challenges.