Welcome to the Mississippi Counseling Association's Web Site!

MCA 2022 Fall Conference 

Your MCA:  The Future of Our Profession

BancorpSouth Arena & Conference Center, Tupelo, MS

November 9 - 11, 2022

Registration Link:  MCA Fall Conference 2022 

Deadline to register is October 25, 2022!


MCA 2022 Fall Conference - VIRTUAL OPTION

If you are unable to attend the conference in person, MCA is offering a one-day virtual conference on Thursday, November 10, 2022.

You will have the opportunity to earn 5.5 contact hours. 

Registration Link:  MCA Fall Virtual Conference 2022

Deadline to register is October 25, 2022!  


Who will be the next MCA President and MCA Treasurer?

Stephen Stafford for President - Click here for the Candidate Statement

Maegan Tatum for President - Click here for the Candidate Statement

Brian Harrington for Treasurer - Click here for the Candidate Statement

Lana Sanders for Treasurer - Click here for the Candidate Statement

Voting will begin on October 1, 2022!


National Call for NCMHCE Subject-Matter Experts

Click here for more information.


Federal 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Click here to read the article.


Tele-Medicine during COVID-19

The Mississippi Insurance Department has extended the use of telemedicine until September 30, 2020.  Click here to read the entire bulletin.


COVID-19 Information

MCA is here to provide its members with information during this pandemic. The Ethics Committee has gathered resources to assist with the recent proclamation for telehealth services.  MSCA has gathered information and resources on virtual school counseling.


MEC has compiled a list of resources you might find useful. Here’s the link:


For the latest information visit the CDC website.


Journal of Counseling Research and Practice

Volume 5, Number 1 is now available


The Compass

 View all of the issues of The Compass.




Executive Directors:

    Paulette Edwards            Lori Parker

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 12:00 Noon - 5:00 P.M. 

Email: [email protected]

Phone Number: 228-249-1191

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1526

Pascagoula, MS 39568 










MCA Wants You!

MCA is only as strong as our members. Your membership will strengthen MCA but more importantly, it will give you access to education, information, and networking with counselors across the state.

Click here to print a membership form.

Click here to join online.

Need help? Contact the MCA executive office at [email protected]