Roane & Eva Hunter are Marriage and Family Counselors specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and they maintain a private practice in Madison, MS Roane & Eva Hunter are both Licensed Professional Counselors and National Certified Counselors through NBCC. They are both Certified Sex Addiction Therapists through the International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP). In addition, they are Certified Clinical Sex Addiction Specialists through the International Association of Certified Sexual Addiction Specialists (IACSAS) and also clinical associates with the American Board of Christian Sex Therapists (ABCST). They have trained under and worked with some of the pioneers in the field of sexual brokenness/sexual wholeness and partner healing, including Dr. Patrick Carnes, Eli Machen, Jim Cress, Dr. Ken Adams, Dr. Doug Rosenau, Dr. Mark Laaser, Marnie Ferree, and Troy & Melissa Haas, among others. As a couple, they have over 50 years of combined experience working in the area of sexual wholeness while ministering to individuals and couples in recovery from sexual brokenness. They are members of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) and certified Marriage Mentors through the AACC “Marriage Works” program. They have presented at the AACC World Conference on Couples’ Recovery from Sexual Brokenness. They are certified facilitators and trainers for the PREPARE/ENRICH Marriage Assessment Program. They began their graduate counseling studies at Richmont University (formerly Psychological Studies Institute) in Atlanta, GA and completed their degrees in Marriage and Family Counseling at Mississippi College. They were previously associated with Summit Counseling in Jackson, MS, prior to starting their own private practice. They have been featured on radio programs and the video of their story has been posted on blogs and websites with a national scope. They conduct Couples Intensives & Workshops, Men’s Intensives & Men’s Coaching Retreats, and Women’s Intensives & Retreats, in addition to their private practice. As a couple, they are popular speakers at churches, seminars, and retreats sharing their remarkable journey from false intimacy to redemptive intimacy. Roane has spoken at pastor’s conferences and conducted workshops on recovery and support group ministry development in churches. He was a contributor to the “The Complete Handbook for Recovery Ministry in the Church” (Thomas Nelson) based on the shared experiences of those involved in one of the first Christ-centered recovery ministries in the nation in Atlanta, GA. They helped develop and then served as Ministry Leaders for the Celebrate Recovery program at their church in Atlanta, where they lived for over 20 years, moving back “home” to Mississippi in 2008. They currently serve at Pinelake Church in Madison, MS in the areas of Marriage Ministry, Men’s Ministry, and Women’s Ministry. Roane also serves on the leadership team of Business and Professional Outreach International, a parachurch ministry focused on leading men into a deeper, more authentic walk with God.
Eva is an undergraduate of Mississippi State University and began her counseling graduate studies at Richmont University (formerly Psychological Studies Institute) in Atlanta and completed her Master’s in Marriage & Family Counseling at Mississippi College. She worked as a flight attendant for over 10 years with Delta Airlines allowing her family to travel and experience the world! She also is a Licensed Realtor and enjoys working with people in this capacity as well. Roane completed his undergraduate studies at Mississippi State University and then attended graduate school at MSU, the University of South Alabama, Richmont University (formerly Psychological Studies Institute), ultimately obtaining his Master’s in Marriage & Family Counseling at Mississippi College. Roane enjoyed a successful career in corporate sales while working for some of the largest companies in the world prior to launching out in faith into God’s calling of full-time counseling ministry.
Roe Hunter received his bachelors degree in Social Work from Mississippi State University, and his Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy and Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist Level 3 (CSAT), and a Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist Level 3 (CMAT) , Roe’s heart and calling are to treat the whole person. Using client-centered therapy, he specializes in helping clients with addictions as well as those who face step-family issues. Practice-based evidence and client feedback are incorporated into sessions. His desire is to help clients walk in freedom and honest living. Roe has extensive experience working as a counselor in both, private practice and in a community mental health setting. In his free time Roe enjoys weekend getaways with his wife Leah and exploring the woods of Mississippi as both an avid outdoorsman and wildlife photographer.
“My experience as a therapist, in both private practice and community mental health settings, has taught me that each individual is a unique person. My experience includes working with clients in many stages of life from adolescence to late adulthood, helping individuals with depression, anxiety, loss and grief. I specialize in working with: Anxiety/Depression, Sexual Addiction/Pornography, Couples Issues, Family Systems, Fathers & Sons, Divorce, Blended Families, Grief and Loss, Trauma, Low self-esteem, Social Skills Training, ADD/ADHD, Pre-teen and Teen issues, School-related issues, and Family Counseling.”
Karen White works with individuals, adolescents, couples, and families and is passionate about helping people grow into their potential and live full lives. She is committed to providing a safe, non-judgmental space where clients will be heard and supported as they work through their issues and journey towards healing, hope, and restoration. Karen’s areas of focus are relationship issues, family dynamics, marital conflict, helping couples and families heal from addiction, shame, anxiety, depression, blended families, military life issues, pre-marital counseling, women’s issues, and life transitions. Karen is a certified facilitator for the PREPARE/ENRICH Marriage Assessment Program and is working towards becoming certified as a Level 1 Gottman Couples Therapist.Karen recently moved back home to Jackson after counseling our military men and women and their families both in the United States and overseas for the past 7.5 years. She returned with a desire to continue serving our local military personnel and families through counseling and is working to become a provider for both Tricare and Military OneSource.Having earned her Bachelors degree in Psychology at Mississippi State University, Karen completed her Masters degree in Counseling there as well. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Mississippi since 2004 and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) since 2001. Before beginning her work as a Military Family Life Counselor, Karen was a therapist at Summit Counseling at First Baptist Church Jackson and has also worked as a therapist and advocate for victims of domestic abuse. Karen grew up in Jackson and is readjusting to life here. She enjoys cycling, running, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and volunteering with two amazing organizations: Team Red, White and Blue Jackson and His Heart Ministries.
Craig Watson received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Mississippi State University, and his master’s in Counseling Psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi. Craig is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is also an approved LPC-Supervisor in the state of Mississippi as well as a National Certified Counselor through NBCC. Craig began his career working in a residential chemical dependency setting with a focus on dual diagnosis. He then transitioned to outpatient counseling before moving to Jackson and beginning private practice. Craig’s goal is to collaborate with individuals to identify solutions to current problems while exploring the underlying factors that lead to negative behaviors. Craig strives to empower individuals to become their best version of self through identifying and building their strengths. His experience in addictions, college counseling, corporate setting, and private practice has allowed him to work with a wide variety of individuals with diverse backgrounds. He works to present an environment where all individuals are welcome and accepted. Craig offers individual and couples counseling with specific focus on treating dual diagnosis, addictions, trauma, depression/anxiety, personality disorders, phase of life issues, and men’s issues. Craig also utilizes his background in psychology and corporate management to provide executive coaching to help professionals and organizations maximize profits by increasing employee engagement, productivity, and retention. Research based behavioral science techniques are used to help organizations, managers, and individuals clarify their vision, reach their full potential, and propel them to the next level of success.