Counseling Services

Thank you for your interest in Belhaven University’s Counseling Services.

Your time at Belhaven University can be a pivotal time of transition, change, and growth. The Campus Counselor at Belhaven is here to walk alongside you during these adjustments. Counseling can be beneficial in offering insight into your struggles, coming to better know yourself, and gaining effective tools to deal with stress. Counseling sessions are strictly confidential and tailored to each student’s individual needs. No issues are too small or too big.

The Campus Counselor’s office is located on the second floor of Cleland Hall. Appointments can be scheduled by emailing or calling 601-965-1428.

The first appointment is free, sessions two through six are $5, and subsequent visits are $40.

Frequently Asked Questions

Confidentiality Guaranteed: The Campus Counselor complies with all standard confidentiality laws. Information is only disclosed to the University as required by law for the safety of the client or other persons.

Paperwork: New clients will need to complete the paperwork and bring it with you to your first session.

Treatment Areas:

  • Depression
  • Sexual & Physical Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Family Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Trauma
  • Crisis Issues
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Grief & Loss
  • Addictive & Compulsive Behaviors
  • Alcohol and Drug Concerns
  • Couples Counseling

Alcohol Assessment: You can utilize a free, online, and anonymous alcohol screening.

Local Recovery Resources:

Mental Health Resource: U-Lifeline is an excellent mental health online resource center, where you can take various assessments and learn more about mental health issues.

Veterans Resources:

Christa Williams

Christa Williams, MAMFTC, LPC
Christa graduated from Belhaven University in 2008 with her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She worked in finance for several years in Washington, DC. She left the world of finance to serve as a missionary to the orphaned and vulnerable children of Zambia through Family Legacy Missions International. It was while serving in Zambia, Christa became passionate about mental health and the importance of quality counseling. She returned to Jackson, MS to study Marriage and Family Therapy at RTS. After graduating from RTS, she worked with individuals struggling with ADHD, Dyslexia, and various other learning difficulties. Christa also worked as a counselor for COPAC, an inpatient addiction treatment facility in Brandon, MS. Both Christa and her husband, Josh, are Licensed Professional Counselors. They are expecting their second child this Fall.