"I believe that every woman has within her the power to create the life she dreams of.''Kathryn Hood
Kathryn Hood is a licensed professional counselor. She holds a MEd in Counseling from the College of William & Mary and an EdS from the University
of Mississippi. She is a member of Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society International, the American CounselingAssociation,
and the Mississippi Counseling Association. She has been certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She is licensed to practice in both Mississippi and South Carolina.
Kathryn Hood has fifteen years of experience counseling in a wide variety of settings. She has done individual, group, and family therapy at Williamsburg Place, an inpatient addiction clinic in Williamsburg, VA and at Choices on the Northshore, an outpatient addiction clinic in Mandeville, LA. While in private practice in Mandeville, LA, she also provided psychotherapy to students in grades K through 12 for the St. Tammany Parish School System. Mrs. Hood was a therapist and supervisor at The Child Advocacy and Play Therapy Institute on the campus of Ole Miss prior to going into private practice in Oxford. She has special training and experience in grief counseling.
Mrs. Hood has a passion for helping women of all ages lead happy, healthy, fulfilling lives. She particularly enjoys working with women who are going through major transitions in their lives. She believes that a woman often can benefit from guidance and support when experiencing a critical change in her life.
Counseling college woman is a special interest of Kathryn's because success in college can have a life-long influence on a young woman. Kathryn understands that the college years can be among the best, but also among the most stressful. Her mission is to work with women students toward the goal of a safe, enjoyable, and successful college experience.
Mrs. Hood and her husband Kennon live in Oxford, MS and Summerville, SC. They are Ole Miss alumni and avid Rebel fans. Kathryn is also a children's book author who writes about childhood mental health and the University of Mississippi. Her books include Little Woogie's Brain Boo Boo, Weezie the Worry Wart, Wyld Otis, Ole Miss from A to Z, The Ole Miss Activity Book, Twas the Night before the Egg Bowl, The Adventures of Foxy Reb and Be a Rebel Fan like Finn.