Walter T. Rueff, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist & Founder
Dr. Rueff is a native Jacksonian and graduate of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Ridgeland, MS. He graduated with honors from Millsaps College, earning a BS in psychology and human services, as well as the Gordon Alport Award for Psychology. Dr. Rueff earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Mississippi in Oxford. He completed his internship at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, in Nashville, TN, where he specialized in adult psychotherapy, forensic psychology, and intervention and assessment of chronic pain. After his doctoral training, Dr. Rueff completed a clinical psychology fellowship in interdisciplinary mental health at the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro, TN.
Dr. Rueff is experienced in treating and assessing a broad variety of mental health issues. He specializes in treating anxiety and trauma related disorders, including Generalized Anxiety, Specific Phobia, OCD, Panic Disorder, and PTSD. He also has expertise with a variety of assessment needs, including psychoeducational (ADHD, Learning Disability, Giftedness/IQ, testing accommodations), pre-procedure (spinal cord stimulator, bariatric surgery), and specialized personality and forensic evaluations.
Dr. Rueff is licensed in Mississippi and Alabama and is now accepting new clients.
James D. Broussard, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist & Founder
Dr. Broussard is originally from Southwestern Louisiana. He began his professional career in the United States Air Force working as a electronics specialist for A-10 and F-16 fighter aircrafts. After receiving an honorable discharge, he earned his BS in psychology from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Dr. Broussard earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University at Albany, the flagship school of the State University of New York system. He completed his internship and clinical residency training at the Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center in Houston, TX, where he specialized in addictions and serious mental illness. Throughout his career, Dr. Broussard has engaged in clinical research and is a published author on a variety of topics which focus on behavioral health issues. Dr. Broussard is also the recipient of numerous awards for his clinical, research, and service contributions within the field of clinical psychology.
Dr. Broussard is experienced in treating and assessing a broad variety of mental health issues. He specializes in treating addictive disorders, anxiety disorders, and mood disorders such as Major Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, Substance Use Disorders, and Behavioral Addictions (e.g., Gambling Disorder, Gaming Disorder). He also has expertise with a variety of treatment modalities, including individual and group psychotherapy. Dr. Broussard is also skilled in the assessment of intellectual functioning and diagnostic testing.
Dr. Broussard is licensed in the state of Mississippi and is now accepting new clients.
Daniel A. Barnes, Ph.D.
Dr. Barnes is a native Mississippian, earning his B.A. in Psychology from Delta State University in Cleveland, MS, and his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Jackson State University in Jackson, MS. He has worked in academic, private, community, school, and state psychiatric settings as well as VA medical centers. Dr. Barnes completed his internship at the VA North Texas Health Care System followed by a fellowship at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center, specializing in addictive disorders. He treats anxiety, depression, trauma, chronic pain, and many other conditions, in addition to performing assessments for these and other concerns, such as ADHD and learning disabilities. Throughout his training and work Dr. Barnes has received various honors and awards for achievement and service, and he is passionate about evidence-based practice and fostering awareness of mental health conditions.
Dr. Barnes is licensed in the state of Mississippi and is now accepting new clients.
Ted G. Bennett, Ph.D.
Dr. Bennett is a native of New Orleans, LA and an honors graduate of Jesuit High School. He graduated with honors from Louisiana State University, earning a BS in psychology along with minors in history and Latin. Dr. Bennett earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Mississippi in Oxford. He completed his internship at the Central Arkansas Veterans Hospital System in Little Rock, AR, where he specialized in clinical neuropsychology. After his doctoral training, Dr. Bennett completed a two-year specialty fellowship in neuropsychology at the Methodist Rehabilitation Center in Jackson, MS.
Dr. Bennett has over twenty years of experience in assessing a broad variety of neuropsychological and mental health issues. He specializes in assessing dementia and other neurocognitive disorders (e.g., Alzheimer’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia and stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, etc.), traumatic brain injury and concussion, psychoeducational issues (ADHD, learning disability, giftedness/IQ, testing accommodations), pre-surgical assessments (spinal cord stimulator, bariatric surgery, transplant surgery including heart, kidney, liver, lung, and stem cell), police fitness-for-duty evaluations, and specialized personality/psychopathology evaluations (PTSD, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder). Dr. Bennett has published research in the areas of ecological validity of neuropsychological testing, assessment of effort in neuropsychological testing, assessment of functional abilities in dementia and brain injury, and psychotherapy with Veterans suffering from impaired awareness. He has won numerous awards from his position at the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, including Clinician of the Year and Supervisor of the Year. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
Dr. Bennett is licensed in Mississippi and is now accepting new clients.
Elizabeth Nosen, Ph.D.
Dr. Nosen has been providing evidence-based assessment and therapy since 2005. She specializes in treating adults experiencing anxiety, posttraumatic stress, depression, insomnia, alcohol and substance use. She primarily works from a cognitive-behavioral approach, tailoring treatments to help you develop insight, learn new ways of coping, and plan strategic changes to help you meet your personal goals. Dr. Nosen is trained in several specialized types of therapy protocols, including Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Processing (CPT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Retraining (EMDR) and Motivational Interviewing (MI), among others.
Dr. Nosen received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, Canada and completed her internship and postdoctoral fellowship training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She has served as an investigator on grant-funded studies of trauma and substance use and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters on these topics.
Licensed in Mississippi, Dr. Nosen is available evenings and weekends. All appointments are provided through video telehealth. She is currently accepting new clients.
Chris Webb, LPC, DMin
Licensed Professional Counselor
Dr. Webb grew up in Laurel, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a B.S. in education. He earned a M.A. in education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, a M.S. in counseling psychology from Mississippi College, and a DMin in counseling from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC.
Dr. Webb has worked with individuals and families for over 30 years. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in ADHD, anxiety and Asperger’s in children and adults. He has developed a successful ADHD protocol and is trained in the evidence-based ACT therapy that addresses all forms of anxiety. Dr. Webb is a school behavioral consultant and has contracted with multiple school districts in Mississippi. He partners with TEAAM as an autism behavior consultant and has been an adjunct professor for 15 years teaching for Holmes Community College and Tulane University. He is the co-author of 1-2-3 Parenting with Heart which has sold over 60,000 copies and the D-BEST behavior management system used by consultants and school districts. Chris has trained therapists, parents, and teachers in over 100+ school districts, conference centers, and churches in over 20 states and in Canada.
Dr. Webb is licensed in Mississippi and is accepting new clients.
Timiko Williams, LPC-S, NCC, BC-TMH
Licensed Professional Counselor
Mrs. Timiko Williams is originally from Lambert, Mississippi. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Mississippi in Oxford where she majored in psychology and English. She also attended the University of Mississippi for her graduate training where she earned a Master of Education in community counseling.
Mrs. Williams is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 15 years of clinical experience treating various mental health, adjustment, and life-transitional concerns with clients of all ages and backgrounds. In addition to being an LPC, Mrs. Williams is also a Board Qualified Supervisor (BQS) for licensure supervision of LPCs, a National Certified Counselor (NCC), and a Board Certified TeleMental Health (BC-TMH) provider.
Her clinical expertise includes the assessment and treatment of various mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), substance abuse, and insomnia. Mrs. Williams is a subject-matter expert on the treatment of PTSD and is certified in several first-line evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) for PTSD, including Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Prolonged Exposure (PE), and Written Exposure Therapy (WET). She has also received advanced training in Cognitive-Behavioral Conjoint Therapy for PTSD (CBCT), an evidence-based approach for treating PTSD that includes patients’ family members in the treatment process. Additionally, Mrs. Williams is an experienced provider for victims of military sexual trauma (MST) and race-based stress and trauma.
Mrs. Williams provides individual, couples/marriage, and family counseling. She is licensed in Mississippi and is currently accepting new patients.
Phillip M. Johnson, PsyD
Dr. Johnson is a native Mississippian and received his B.S. in psychology from Mississippi State University. He went on to complete his M.A. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University in San Diego, California where he focused on evidence-based psychotherapy as well as culturally informed practices in assessing and treating a wide array of mental illness. Dr. Johnson completed his A.P.A. internship here in Jackson at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery Veterans Affairs Medical Center pursuing advanced training in neuropsychological assessment and trauma-informed approaches to PTSD, anxiety, depression, and addiction. He is also trained in various assessment needs including capacity evaluations; ADHD, intelligence, and learning assessments; pre-surgical evaluations; personality disorders; Autism Spectrum Disorder; and more.
Dr. Johnson has experience connecting with adults and adolescents through individual, group, in-person, and telehealth modalities. His focus is on finding specialized skills that fit his clients’ unique needs and experiences without bias towards identity, belief, or diagnosis.
Dr. Johnson is accepting new clients under the Mississippi licensure of Dr. James Broussard while in process of completing his own state licensure requirements.
Tyler Slay, RN, BS
Graduate Counseling Intern
Tyler grew up in Brandon, MS and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Mississippi Medical Center. He began his professional career working in emergency departments at a level 1 trauma center and a smaller community hospital. He will complete his M.Ed. in Counseling and Human Development in the spring of 2023.
Tyler uses practical, evidence-based counseling methods to help clients with a variety of concerns: anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism, trauma, addiction, medical diagnoses, and relationship stress. He has received training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), an empirically supported treatment for a number of mental health issues. His approach is to help clients gain insight, learn new skills, and develop resilience in the face of current and future challenges.
Tyler is accepting new clients under the license of Dr. Chris Webb while in process of completing his academic requirements.