Meet Our Experienced Team of Licensed Professional Counselors in Tupelo, MS

If you are looking for compassionate and understanding counselors in Tupelo MS, you have landed at the right place. Our highly experienced counselors have over 60+ years of combined experience assisting individuals and couples achieve their goals through evidence based therapeutic counseling services. 

Kelly Ferguson, LPC, SAP, MAC - Fair Park Counseling

Kelly Ferguson


When individuals, couples or families experience unexpected events, lives can suddenly become disrupted and unmanageable. Work, home and school are affected. Feeling of shock, sadness, anger, depression, and anxiety are common.

Kelly Ferguson, LPC is trained to guide you or your loved ones back to health. Compassionate, Knowledgeable, and Passionate—his 30+ yrs. of experience in methods that work, are a phone call away.

Kelly has a Bachelor’s Degree (BA), a Master’s Degree (MA) in Counseling and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Individuals, Couples and Families, alike, can receive expert, confidential care, improving their quality of life. He has a Master Addiction Counselor Certification and considered an expert in the field. He uses methods suited to your personal situation to include: Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Rational Emotive Therapy (RET), Systems Theory and Gestalt Therapy—with timely doses of stories, wit and humor.

Kelly is happily married, has two children, enjoys piano, chess, woodworking and the company of his four dogs and two cats.

Chip holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Mississippi University for Women and a Master of Education in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Delta State University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC II) through the Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals (MAAP), and a Registered Nurse (RN).

A veteran of the U.S. Navy, Chip has worked in leadership and management positions in both the private and public sectors. His areas of expertise include therapy for anxiety, depression and substance abuse problems, among others, utilizing a multi-dimensional approach tailored to the individual client.

Chip also specializes in leading health care professionals (nurses, physicians, pharmacists, etc) who have current or potential licensing issues through the process of restoring/maintaining their viability in the field.

Chip Peterson licensed Professional Counselor at Fair Park Counseling Tupelo MS

Chip Peterson


Sharon Gates-Albert, PhD, NCC, LPC - Fair Park Counseling in Tupelo, MS

Sharon Gates-Albert


Sharon is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Therapist. She holds a Master of Science degree in Counselor Education and a PhD in Education Leadership. Sharon’s experience in the field of mental healthcare spans over 30 years. Sharon has worked in outpatient mental health for ten years in North Mississippi. She is a former school administrator and school counselor.

Licensure & Certification
LPC Licensed Professional Counselor

National Certified Counselor

PhD in Leadership

Master of Science in Counselor Education

Bachelor of Arts

Jessica Roberts completed her Undergraduate Degree from Mississippi College in 2005, with both a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies. She completed her Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the Reformed Theological Seminary in 2007. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) as well as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). She is supported by her husband and two children who daily bring joy and hands on experience for living a fulfilling life.

Since graduating from RTS, Jessica has worked in a wide variety of settings including private, agency, and public school based; helping clients ranging from preschool to older adulthood. Jessica has also worked with teachers and administrators in the public school system to bring new perspective to the classroom. Jessica works with children and families having difficulty with life stressors such as divorce, death, social issues, multiple transitions; distant or volatile couples who may be ready to give up; and individuals feeling hopeless or stuck. Symptoms of these life stressors may include anger, depression, anxiety, poor school behavior or performance. Jessica uses an integrative approach to therapy based on the circumstances and personality of the client which may include solution focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems theory, and biblical counseling.

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