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Click Here To Visit The Mississippi State Virtual Waiting Room

Student Counseling Services is offering students the option of seeing a clinician in-person or virtual through the video meeting platform, Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. To make an initial appointment for services, please click on the above link for the virtual waiting room.  A clinician will assess and discuss your needs to determine the appropriate service for you. Should you be unable to utilize this platform or have additional questions about our services, please call our office at (662) 325-2091 during normal business hours. 

For after-hours support, call (662) 325-2091 to speak with a professional, on-call therapist. To obtain confidential assistance for sexual assault or harassment, call the MSU Safe Line at (662) 325-3333.

Chris Austin


  • Staff Counselor

Education and Credentials:

M.S., Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Mississippi State University

B.S., Psychology, Mississippi State University

Licensed Professional Counselor - Supervisor

Approved Clinical Supervisor

Board - Certified Telemental Health Provider

National Certified Counselor


Adjustment and transition issues, identity development, LGBTQ concerns, diversity and multiculturalism, substance abuse / dependence / recovery, depression, anxiety, trauma, group work, mindfulness and relaxation techniques.Facilitating student growth and empowerment, grief and loss, adjustment and transition, anxiety, stress, depression, self-esteem, and career concerns.