MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

JBU’s Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling prepares students for certification as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). One of the nation’s fastest-growing careers, mental health counseling can be richly rewarding for compassionate, empathetic people who want to make a significant difference in the lives of others.

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Real Clinical Experience

Four Reasons to Study Clinical Mental Health Counseling at JBU

Reason #1

Real Clinical Experience

To be a great counselor, you need face-to-face interaction with clients under the supervision of experienced counselors. At JBU you’ll conduct live therapy sessions and get feedback from faculty and peers.

Experienced Faculty

Four Reasons to Study Clinical Mental Health Counseling at JBU

Reason #2

Experienced Faculty

At JBU, you’ll learn from men and women who have extensive academic training and years of clinical experience. Our faculty keep up with current research, and are licensed counselors who still see clients and bring real-world perspective into our classrooms.

Compassion and Care

Four Reasons to Study Clinical Mental Health Counseling at JBU

Reason #3

Compassion and Care

Counseling is more than a job, and successful counselors do more than just listen. At JBU, counseling students become equipped with knowledge, attitudes and skills that promote Christ-likeness and clinical expertise.

Excellent Career Preparation

Four Reasons to Study Clinical Mental Health Counseling at JBU

Reason #4

Excellent Career Preparation

You’ll receive specific training to work with agencies, youth homes, addiction centers, university counseling centers and other behavioral health facilities.

Nick Cornett

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Nick Cornett

Assistant Professor of Counseling

Cornett is passionate about strengthening life’s most precious relationships. With diverse training in counseling, marriage and family therapy, and play therapy, Cornett enjoys coming alongside children, couples, and families in their journeys toward healing and growth.

Ph.D., University of North Texas
M.S., John Brown University
B.S., John Brown University

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Barry Wingfield

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Barry Wingfield

Director, Little Rock CARE Clinic
Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy

Wingfield has practiced in a variety of mental health settings including acute adolescence, acute geriatric, outpatient individual and outpatient family settings. He has also held ministry and pastoral positions in youth ministry, college ministry, and family ministry in Arkansas, Texas, and Louisiana.

Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Monroe
M.S., Texas A&M University
B.A., Harding University

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DeAnne Terrell

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DeAnne Terrell

Professor of Counseling Psychology

Terrell's vast experience includes case management, working with a DA’s office and a university to treat juvenile child sexual abuse clients, and as a psychologist in a Federal prison. Most recently she served for 15 years at Richmont Graduate University as a faculty member and dean of students.

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
M.S., Georgia State University
B.A., Samford University

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