Tanisha Whitley

Tanisha Whitley is a Licensed Resident in Counseling at Fountain of Hope Counseling Center. She earned her B.S in Psychology from Mississippi State University in 2005; MBA in Healthcare Management from American Intercontinental University in 2008, and her M.S in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2022.

She has over 14 years of experience in the field of mental health. Her work has spanned from case management, supervising children and families involved in the foster care system, and family reunification. In addition to pursuing her residency hours, Tanisha has worked as a program manager for adults with intellectual disabilities providing services in their homes and in a community setting.

Tanisha is no stranger to adversity and has always had a passion for helping others in need. She specializes in helping others navigate concerns within many areas of their life to include depression and anxiety, difficulty communicating, being assertive, self-advocacy, finding balance, anger management, adjustment issues and self-esteem.

Tanisha’s treatment approach is more integrative and includes aspects of CBT, Person-Centered, Solution Focused, and Narrative Therapy. She is a believer of self-care and showing yourself compassion and grace on this journey called life.

One of her favorite quotes is “Take time to do what makes your soul happy.”
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Coronavirus Notice

We at Fountain of Hope Counseling Center are working to keep our office open and accessible while continuing to provide excellent care. We take our responsibility to you, our clients, as well as our employees very seriously.

We are following and have implemented recommendations from the CDC/MDH including increasing the frequency of disinfecting public areas and offices. We are encouraging our employees to stay home if they are not feeling well. Similarly, if you or a loved one have been affected by COVID-19, in that you are experiencing signs or symptoms like a fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath or have been in contact with someone experiencing these symptoms or have traveled internationally in the last 14 days we would ask you to please stay home and change your appointment to a video telehealth session, which can take place from the comfort of your home.

Video sessions, or telehealth, are covered by your insurance in the same way it would cover a face-to-face session and are HIPPA secure. NO downloads are required and it’s easy to access by computer or smart phone with just a few clicks. Our staff will gladly walk you through connecting to the video platform should you have any questions.

If you are ill and want to change your appointment to a video session or need to cancel your appointment, give us a 24 hour notice for any changes.

We will inform you of any changes to our business practices as updates occur from CDC/MDH.

We know that the media’s current focus on COVID-19 and the risks and potential impact can exacerbate fear, anxiety and depression for many. We are committed to continuing to provide excellent care while partnering with you in your therapeutic journey toward hope and healing.