The Family Connections Counseling Center, LLC is a therapeutic, holistic counseling service whose primary objective is to improve overall health and quality of life for children, adolescents, youth, and adults. The goal of the FCCC is to ensure that residents of Natchez and surrounding counties of Mississippi, are fully informed about their own psychological health and have access, now and in the future to skill frontline behavioral health providers. In doing so, we will make certain that all services are supported by specialists whom are knowledgeable in addressing your behavior and mental health needs.
Our staff will offer mental health services in the form of various therapies and will provide a counselor to encourage spiritual wellness. The proposed expectation is to increase the mental, behavioral health expertise of citizens and professionals in the local area, provide behavioral health training , and work closely with mental health agencies and other organizations across the state.
"A Circle of Strength, Founded on Faith, Rooted in Love"
Kawanda L. Sewell, is a graduate of Alcorn State University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology/Social Work. She also later obtained a Master of Science in secondary Education in Clinical Mental Health. Throughout the years, she has worked and established professional relationships with numerous entities such as; Natchez-Adams County School District, Dept. of Human Services, Adams County Youth/ Drug Court, etc., all while advocating for the youth. She has also served as the Clinical Program Supervisor for the Mississippi Youth Program Around the Clock (MYPAC). She supervised and trained both clinical staff and case managers on identifying the underlying needs of their families through individualized treatment planning.
Ms. Sewell has been credentialed as a provisional certified mental health therapist for over 18 years, Licensed Guidance Counselor (Louisiana), and currently serves under Wanda Harris, LPC-S for LPC Supervision. She is skilled in administrating behavioral assessments and supervision of children, adolescents/youth, and their families. She has many years of experience working in her community and other local communities, servicing families in need of mental health planning. Her specialty area includes 9 years of working with at-risk youth with the former Adolescent Offenders program, as well as coordinating the same program in McComb, MS with the Board of Supervisors. Other areas of expertise include: Southwest Mississippi Mental Health and Franklin County Memorial Hospital (Geriatric Population). She has facilitated numerous agencies and their staff on personal, professional development, treatment planning, and crisis management. She has served as a member of the MAP TEAM here in Adams County, along with other Mental Health Professionals to ensure the best services for youth and families in their community.
In leisure, she serves as President of the Family Connections Choir, where the ministry is used as a foundation to also assist families through the offering of mentorship and scholarship to local youth and financial assistance to families who qualify. Kawanda Sewell is also a member of the Zeta Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., where she serves on the Target II Committee, promoting health and wellness to ALL Mankind.