Our sessions are one hour long and usually once a week. Our fee is $49.00 per session. Scholarships are available for those who qualify. Payment is due at time of your session. First West Counseling Center is a ministry of First Baptist Church that is open to anyone in the Ark-La-Miss area. You do not have to be a member of First Baptist Church. All services are confidential within the limits of the law. All counseling will adhere to a professional code of conduct and ethics.
How do I make an appointment?
You may call the First West Counseling Center office between the hours of 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Monday–Thursday or leave a message at any time. You may also contact us by e-mail at email@example.com and we will contact you to make an appointment.
Gil Martin, M.A., LPC, LMFT
Pastor of Counseling and Pastoral Care
Todd Sherwin, M.A., LPC, LMFT
Counseling Center Director
Beth Vetrano, M.A., LPC
Dennis Little, Pastoral Counselor
Ken Grant, LCSW
Mark Debord, LCSW
C.J. Beck, LPC, LMFT
Gail Lane, MFT Intern / Counselor Intern
Amanda Finley, MFT Intern / Counselor Intern
Sandra Earnheart, Counselor Intern
We offer Marriage and Family Therapy, Individual Counseling and Group Therapy for a variety of issues including:
Child Behavioral Issues
ADHD Developmental & Academic Screenings
Wednesdays, Sep. 9–Nov. 11
5:30 p.m., First West Room A130
GriefShare is a Christ centered, Biblically-based hybrid program (part seminar, part share group). There is no charge for the program, but there is an optional workbook containing sheets which follow the videos and a daily "on you own" Bible study available to aid you through your journey. GriefShare will have an additional meeting on Wednesday, November 18th called Suriviving the Holidays. For more info, contact the Pastoral Care ministry at 398.9101. Learn more >>