Roane & Eva Hunter  LPC, CSAT, CCSAS

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 Board Certified Counselors through NBCC. They are both Certified Sex Addiction Therapists through the International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP). In addition, they are both Certified Clinical Sex Addiction Specialists through Christian Sex Addiction Specialists International (C-SASI, formerly 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 Mississippi State University graduate 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 – LPC, CSAT

Roe 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, LPC

Karen 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.


Camille Eiland, MAMFT

Camille is a graduate of Mississippi College and Reformed Theological Seminary where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling. She worked for over a year at the Center for Marriage and Family Therapy in Jackson, MS and also interned at Three Oaks Behavioral Health in Ridgeland, MS and Center for Pregnancy Choices in Jackson, MS. She is currently pursuing licensure as an LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor). She has a Level 1 Certification in Gottman Method Couples Training and is a Prepare-Enrich Premarital Facilitator.
By providing a client-centered approach to therapy, Camille hopes to provide safety and warmth in the therapy room. She utilizes an integrated approach that synthesizes her Christian values with research-based practices in order to give the very best care unique to each individual. She is committed to providing a non-judgmental atmosphere where you can be truly heard and understood. Her desire is to work together collaboratively as a team, providing acceptance and support. She has experience in working with individuals, couples, and families through issues such as grief, depression, anxiety, family of origin issues, life transitions, trauma, and codependency. Camille’s special interest areas are play therapy (ages 3-10), adolescents, and women’s issues.

Craig Watson, LPC-S

Craig 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.


Dr. Ron Whittington, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Board-Certified Counselor (NCC)

Doctorate in Professional Counseling – School of Education (D.P.C.)

Master of Science in Marriage & Family Counseling (M.S.)

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (B.S.)

Participated in extensive research concerning the contributing psycho-dynamics of human behavior

Developed S.C.O.R.E. Program for Couples

Seminar Director & Facilitator for “Prepare & Enrich” Marriage Assessment Program

Licensed and served as clergy leader for over 15 years and youth leader for 3 years

Served as analyst/consultant in corporate setting for 10 years


Dr. Gwen Whittington, LPC

  • National Board-Certified Counselor (NCC)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • Doctorate in Professional Counseling – School of Education (DPC)
  • Master of Science in Marriage & Family Counseling (M.S.)
  • Bachelor of Science in Sociology/Psychology (B.S.)
  • Served as an elementary school teacher for nearly 10 years
  • Served as school district “Story Teller” promoting reading and drug awareness
  • Developed P-C.A.P. Program for Youth
  • Seminar Director & Facilitator for “Prepare & Enrich” Marriage Assessment Program
  • Served Youth & Family Ministry for over 14 years

Guitta Hogue, LPC

Guitta welcomes the chance to work with you in your marriage and your individual journey to bring more peace and healing to your life.  She welcomes Christians and non-Christians alike to come engage in evidence based therapy to work toward a more fulfilled life.  No matter where you are in your faith journey there is so much to be gained by working with Guitta, an experienced therapist.

She focuses her work in the following areas:

 

  • couples struggling with communication, conflict and past hurts
  • depression/anxiety
  • women’s issues
  • baby blues
  • transitioning into parenthood
  • postpartum depression and anxiety
  • parenting
  • adolescents
  • cutting/hair-pulling
  • grief

Guitta has been working in this field for over a decade in community mental health as well as private practice.  Sheis married with 3 young boys, homeschooling them while working as a full-time therapist.  She practices attachment parenting and positive discipline with her children.  She is also an active member at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Jackson. She received her Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Millsaps College.  She holds a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary.  She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor since 2007 in the state of Mississippi.  She is trained in Level 1 and Level 2 Gottman training, an research based methodology for couples who want strengthening.  She is currently pursuing training in EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing) for working with trauma.

She has weeknight and Saturday appointments available as well as other typical hours.

If you have any questions for her, please email her at:  guitta@LifeWorksms.com


Sarah Linfield Wilson, MAMFT

Sarah Linfield Wilson graduated from Belhaven University with a BA in Social Services and from Reformed Theological Seminary with an MA in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling. She is currently a pre-licensed therapist pursuing LPC licensure. Throughout her education and young adult years, she sought to find ways to help people in her community. With the MFTC degree, she has found her calling and looks forward to a lifelong journey of walking alongside individuals, couples, and families through life’s ups and downs.

Through graduate school clinical hours and internships at Shephearst Meadows and Three Oaks Behavioral Health, Sarah Linfield worked with premarital couples, married couples, women, children, college students, young adults, and families. While working with families, she has enjoyed focusing on the topics of parenting, play therapy, adoption, foster care, and blended families. While working with college students and young adults, she has enjoyed working through the topics of dating, engagement, family history, life transitions, decisions, faith, and doubt. She has attended training through the Gottman Institute, which is led by John and Julie Gottman, receiving Gottman Method Couples Therapy Training Level 1 and Level 2. She has received training as a Prepare Enrich Facilitator which is a premarital counseling program that helps couples work through and explore their relationships prior to marriage. She has earned a certificate for Trust Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) caregiver training which is designed by the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development at TCU to help families with children from hard places. She has also trained at Bethesda Workshops completing the Breaking the Bonds of Sexual Addiction Training.

Sarah Linfield is happy to offer fees on a sliding scale according to the client’s income. She and her husband, Aaron Wilson, are thrilled to have the opportunity to work together as co-therapists with individuals, couples, and families who wish to have both a male and female therapist in the room. Having two therapists can add a special dynamic to any therapy session. She offers sessions during typical business hours, as well as evenings and weekends. Please contact LifeWorks Counseling to schedule an appointment and discuss the sliding scale fees. Sarah Linfield looks forward to collaboratively partnering with and walking alongside you on your journey towards healing.


Aaron Wilson, MAMFT, MDiv

Aaron Wilson has two Master’s degrees from Reformed Theological Seminary in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT) and Divinity (MDiv). He has Levels 1 & 2 certifications in the Gottman method for couple therapy and is a PREPARE/ENRICH Premarital Facilitator. He worked for two years at The Center for Marriage & Family Therapy/Counseling and completed a six-week internship at Three Oaks Behavioral Health. He is currently a pre-licensed therapist pursuing licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). He is actively pursuing further education in trauma and addictions. Currently, he is completing an extensive certificate course in Traumatic Stress Studies being taught by leaders in the field, including Bessel van der Kolk and his colleagues. Prior to pursuing his current goal of becoming a professional counselor, Aaron worked for ten years in ministry settings with adolescents and young adults. He has also trained at Bethesda Workshops completing the Breaking the Bonds of Sexual Addiction Training.

Aaron enjoys working with families couples, and individuals above 3 years of age. He has experience working with anxiety, grief, lack of self-confidence, couple conflict, blended and/or adoptive families, parenting issues, and trauma. He practices a principled, eclectic approach to his work, drawing from different models of therapy in order to come alongside people to help them experience relief and meet their goals for a better life and better relationships.

Aaron is out of network and provides counseling on a sliding scale fee. Simply call our LifeWorks’ office to learn more about the sliding scale fee and to schedule an appointment. Aaron also provides therapy alongside his wife, Sarah Linfield, bringing the powerful dynamic of a husband/wife therapy team to the process of growth and change.