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Mental Health Services

for adolescents and adults

Hours: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Outpatient Psychotherapy…

About Outpatient Therapy

Adolescent and adult clients who suffer from everyday stressors and/or mood and personality disorders receive outpatient therapies, such as:

Common Outpatient Therapies
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy-Informed
  • Prolonged Exposure
  • Brain Spotting for trauma
  • EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Mindfulness Skills
  • Biofeedback
  • Brief Solution Focused Therapy
  • Psychodrama
  • Behavior Modification Plans
  • Play Therapy
  • Social Skills Training
  • Family Systems Diagram/Genogram
About Treatment Planning

We provide referrals depending on the differing levels of mental illness severity and the needs of the client. A multi-disciplinary treatment team approach will be used when/if needed to manage and improve mental health diagnoses.

Common Treatment Plans
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Pharmacogenetics Testing
  • Peer/Recovery Support
  • Career Assessments/Coaching

Treatment

Planning…

Psychological Evaluations…

Assessments

At Killebrew Psychological Services, LLC, we strongly believe in psychological evaluations. The assessments can aid in determining a validated diagnosis so we can help individuals build a collaborative treatment plan. Our psychological evaluations are conducted within three sessions:

• Intake Assessment with a Clinical Psychologist

• Complete Battery of Testing Assigned by Psychologist

• Test and Treatment Plan Review

We work closely with referring clinicians to determine appropriateness of the referral.

Common Psychological Tests

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-4th Edition (WISC-V)

• Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, 5th Edition (WAIS-V) 

• Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-Third Edition (WIAT-III)  

• Continuous Performance Task-Third Edition (CPT-III)

• Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-Second Edition (MMPI-II) 

• Mini-Mental Status Examination (MMSE)

• Wechsler Memory Scale-Fourth Edition (WMS-IV)

• Wide Range Achievement Test-Fourth Edition (WRAT-4)

• Behavioral and Emotional Scales (BASC-3, PRS, TRS, SRP) 

• Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment (CBCL, TRF, YSR) 

• Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale for DSM-5 (CAPS-5)

• Battery for Health Improvement 2 (BHI-2) 

• Millon Clinical Multiphasic Inventory-Fourth Edition (MCMI-IV)

• Millon Adolescent Clinical Inventory (MACI)

• Campbell Interest and Skill Survey (CISS)

• Rotter Sentence Completion (RSC)

• Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2-RF) (police candidacy testing) 

• PTSD Checklist- Civilian Version (PCL-C)

• Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) 

• Diagnostic Interview (DSM-V) 

• Beck Series (BDI-II, BAI, BSS, BHS)

About Peer-to-Peer Support

This group offers an open, peaceful space where participants are able to share their experiences and bear witness to each others’ journeys dealing with and through cancer and/or addiction.

Current Support Groups
  • Young at Heart
    • Mondays and Wednesdays at 11 a.m.
    • 65+ ages
  • Adult DBT Skills
    • Tuesdays at 5 p.m.
    • 18+ ages – learning Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills
  • Early Recovery
    • Wednesdays at 8:30 a.m.
    • 18+ ages

Peer-to-Peer Support Group…

Alyssa Killebrew, Ph.D

Alyssa Ellis Killebrew, owner and executive director of Essential Touchstones, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor with more than 15 years of experience in the mental health field.

Meet Our Staff

Karla Andress, LPC

Karla Andress, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor/Trauma Specialist

Karla is a licensed professional counselor, a national certified counselor and a certified clinical trauma professional.

Dr. Jerri Avery

Dr. Jerri Avery

Practice Consultant & Licensed Professional Counselor

With over 25 years of experience, Jerri works with individuals to identify the source(s) of life, work or relationship stressors and uses tools to successfully manage or eliminate them.

Aaron Bond, LPC

Aaron Bond, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Aaron is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. Aaron’s professional interests include cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and incorporating technology into the mental health field.

Caleb Cauthen, LPC

Caleb Cauthen, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Caleb is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has five years of experience within the field. Caleb is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) to aid those that have experienced traumatic experience. 

Jessica Davis, LPC

Jessica Davis, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor and Psychometrist

 Jessica is a Licensed Mental Health Therapist and Psychometrist who believes in the power of change and individuality.

Susan Herring, LPC

Susan Herring, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Susan is a licensed professional counselor and a certified clinical trauma professional.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from Millsaps College followed by a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary. 

Amy Hodgson, LPC

Amy Hodgson, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Amy has been a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor since 2007. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor and is Board Certified in Telehealth. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, individuals with substance abuse issues, and individuals with disabilities.

Dena Campbell, LPC

Dena Campbell, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor & Family Program Coordinator

Dena is a Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor and holds a Masters in Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary.

Carleigh Turner, LCSW

Carleigh Turner, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Carleigh has eight years of experience working with individuals struggling with addiction, psychosis, anxiety, depression and behavioral issues. 

Ranarda Wright, LPC

Ranarda Wright, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Ranarda is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor and Board Certified Telemental Health Therapist. She has an Education Specialist Degree in counselor education and currently holds Approved Clinical Supervisor Credential. 

Sharon Showalter

Sharon Showalter

Family Recovery Counselor & Experiential Therapist

Sharon is a firm advocate of the philosophy that a balanced life is a touchstone to recovery to attain self actualization and is essential to maintain a life of wellness.

Dennis Gregory

Dennis Gregory

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Dennis has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 1998. He was ordained in the ministry in 1986. Over the course of his career, he has used this balanced approach to meet children, adolescents, adults, seniors, families, and couples where they are in their unique experiences.

Sarah Sellers

Sarah Sellers

Peer Support Specialist & Business Development Coordinator

Sarah is a Peer Support Specialist and earned her Certificate through training sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health.

Carrie Hencyk

Carrie Hencyk

Peer Support Specialist

Carrie respectfully offers lived experience of recovery through her peer support services. She has a Certificate of Completion as a Peer Support Specialist through training sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health. 

Whitney Quick

Whitney Quick

Clerical & Administrative Officer

Whitney began her career in the mental health field as a teacher in a residential treatment facility for several years pursuing her passion for helping others.

Dayle Diffey

Dayle Diffey

Pharmacist

Dayle is a registered pharmacist with over 26 years of experience in retail pharmacy.

Carla Snopek

Carla Snopek

Nutritionist

Claire T. Langley

Claire T. Langley

Certified Career Transition Coach

Claire is a Certified Career Transition Coach with 10-plus years of experience providing career coaching to teens through adults in mid-level career transition.

Explore topics — from mental health among farmers to raising mentally strong children — all from the desk of Dr. Alyssa Killebrew and her staff.

Killebrew Psychological Services, Essential Touchstones and SEK Christian Therapeutic Intensives are excited to announce a new office location on Sunnybrook Road in Ridgeland, MS: Wildwood KGK. The new outpatient treatment facility should be complete by summer of 2023.

Get In Touch

Call

(769)-231-9414

 

Fax

(601)-729-7291

 

Fax

(601)-707-7291

 

Fax

(601)-729-7291

 

Address

210 West Jackson St., Ridgeland, MS 39157

Hours

9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Call for pricing and payment options.