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 will open soon!


 Mental Health/Suicide Prevention Coordinator Training

The Mississippi Department of Education’s Office of Professional School Counseling and Student Supports will provide training to the districts’ Mental Health and Suicide Prevention coordinators on the updates and requirements on August 8 and Aug. 9 from 11:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon.          Click here for more information.


Suicide Prevention Summit

 The Mental Health Academy in partnership with the American Association of Suicidology, the American Counseling Association, the National Board for Certified Counselors, and the Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association will present the Suicide Prevention Summit on August 19-21, 2022.  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]