Welcome to the Mississippi Counseling Association's Web Site!


The 2023 MCA Fall Conference Registration is now open!

For more information, visit the Conference tab and click on Conference Registration. 

A Pre-Conference opportunity is now available. Visit the Conference tab and

click on Conference Registration.

If you are interested in supporting MCA at the conference, visit the Conference tab

and click on Exhibitors and Sponsors. 

We have extended the deadline to 9/25/23 even though the paperwork says 9/15/23.


MCA needs your help selecting recipients of the 2023 MCA Awards!
Recipients of the 2023 MCA Awards will be honored at the 73rd Annual MCA Conference
in Biloxi, Mississippi on November 8-10, 2023!
Nominations will close on September 15, 2023.
Click here to nominate your favorite counselors. 


Attention all MCA Members:
MCA is looking for new officers:  President Elect-Elect and Secretary!
President Elect-Elect will take office on July 1, 2025.
Secretary will take office on July 1, 2024, for a two-year term.
MCA members who are interested should send a resume or vita along with a
position statement on why they want to run for this office to Dr. Juawice McCormick


Mississippi School Counseling Association (MSCA) Virtual Workshop
September 29, 2023
5 Contact Hours (.5 CEUs)
Click here for registration information. 
*Only MCA members can receive the contact hours/CEUs.
Free to anyone who is a member of MCA.


MCA Journal of Counseling Practice and Research

Click here to view.

Federal 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Click here to read the article. 

The Compass
 View all of the issues of The Compass.




Executive Directors:

    Paulette Edwards            Lori Parker

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 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.  Mail the completed form with your payment to  MCA Office, P.O. Box 1526, Pascagoula, MS 39568

Click here to join online.

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