Columnists: Rhonda McNair

Rhonda McNair, LCSW, is a Certified Counselor at South Central Behavioral Health Services in Laurel. For more information or to make an appointment with Rhonda McNair, please call 601-426-9614 or visit

What is psychotherapy?

Often in social conversation, the curious question is asked about what I do for a living. I get mixed reactions…read more

What’s the Plan?

Have you ever built a house? Ever been on vacation? I wonder what would have happened if you had just…read more

To everything, there is a season

I looked outside this morning and noticed that there were several little brown crunchy things floating through the air, downward…read more

Who do you call?

If your neighbor or friend called you and told you they were going to commit suicide, what would you do?…read more

Ouch! That burns!

Burnout. We have all felt it at one time or another. Whether it be at work, caregiving for a loved…read more

My inspiration

He was my inspiration. He never knew it, and I guess he never will, but he is the reason that…read more

Do what you love

Self-care is something that all of us take for granted at one time or another. We are so busy doing…read more

Some bruises don’t show

Would you believe that during the time it takes you to read this article, a staggering 20 people per minute…read more

No room for panic

It is totally debilitating and leaves you feeling helpless and afraid. Suddenly you feel your heart rate increase, your palms…read more