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Phillip Merideth, M.D., J.D.

Co-director

Dr. Merideth received his medical degree from UMMC. He completed residency and fellowship training at UMMC, Yale University, and Case Western Reserve University and is board certified in adult, child, and forensic psychiatry. 

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Nicholas McAfee, PhD

Co-director

 

Dr. McAfee earned his M.A. and PhD in counseling psychology at the University of Missouri. He completed his internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
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 Danny Burgess, PhD

Staff Psychologist

Dr. Burgess completed his master's and PhD degrees at Auburn University and completed both his internship and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wisconsin.
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Rainey Daniels, NP

Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Daniels received her Master's of Science in Nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.
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Teresa Graves

Scheduling and Administrative Assistant 

Ms. Graves obtained her Master's of Business Education from Jackson State University. She has worked as the scheduling and administrative assistant for the SCWC for 2 years.

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Lindsay Avent Jay, MS, LPC

Staff Therapist

Mrs. Jay completed her Master's of Science in counselor education at Mississippi State University.
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Benetra Mangum-Johnson, PhD, LCSW

Staff Therapist

Dr. Mangum-Johnson earned her master's and PhD degrees at Jackson State University and her psychology degree at the University of Mississippi.