Dr. Jerrilyn D. Dixson, LPC-S, RPT-S, BC-TMH
Dr. Jerrilyn Dixson, LPC-S, BC-TMH is a licensed professional counselor and national certified counselor. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from Dillard University, New Orleans, LA, a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Counseling from Loyola University, New Orleans, LA and a Doctorate of Professional Counseling degree from Mississippi College, Clinton, MS. In addition, she has a specialization in career counseling, play therapy, and school counseling. She is a registered play therapy-supervisor , a certified integrative nutritional health coach and trained in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing which allows her the opportunity to incorporate a variety of techniques and alternative/holistic options to clients.
Dr. Dixson has been working in the field for nine years. Her field experience includes, but not limited to working with at risk youth, parents of at risk youth, college students, juvenile offenders, child/adolescent, and families. Through her experience with these populations she has counseled clients dealing with parenting/child relationship issues, risky behavior, anger, grief, adjustment/transition, acculturation, stress, self esteem, and employability skills/career concerns. Much of her private practice work is geared toward women of color who deal with work-life balance, life transition concerns, and intergenerational trauma.
In addition to her professional work, she has gained experience in community based and collegiate program development, grant writing, and program evaluation. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the Alpha Phi Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International. She is also the founder & lead therapist at Progressive Movement Counseling & Consulting, LLC. All that she does is done because she chooses to live a purpose driven life, which she also desires of her clients.
Kimbrelia Stokes, M.S., P-LPC
Kimbrelia Stokes is a provisionally licensed professional Counselor who holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS & a Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Mississippi College, Clinton, MS.
Ms. Stokes experienced first hand the changing power and benefits of counseling, when she was required to seek therapy as part of her coursework during her sophomore year of college. It was then that she knew that this was a field that she wanted to be a part of. Ms. Stokes has gained experience working with individuals dealing with relationship issues, depression, anxiety, self esteem, and anger to name a few. In addition to her professional work, she is a member of the Mu Chi Omega Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota honor society.
It is because of her belief that counseling allows people to become more self-aware and strengthen their narrative of self to live an enriched life from the inside out. Maya Angelou once said, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story. inside of you.”
Audrika Lewis, M.S., P-LPC
Audrika Lewis, M.S., P-LPC, is provisionally licensed professional counselor. who holds a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and a minor in Religion from Mississippi State University and Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Mississippi College.
Ms. Lewis has been in the mental health field a little over 5 years. She has worked in research & community mental health. She currently provides individual & couple counseling services to individuals who are challenged with relational issues/concerns, trouble navigating relationships both past and present, difficulty with communication, future planning, and pre-marital. In addition she provides counseling and support to individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, and work-life balance. Mrs. Lewis’ passion is working with marriages & families; be it individuals considering marriage, those persons who are already married and need a little help in certain areas, or even brides to be looking to strengthen themselves physically, mentally, and spiritually before getting married.
Mrs. Lewis’ goal is to help each one of her clients become the best version of themselves because better people promote better marriages which build better families and communities.