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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.

Dr. Sumedha Therthani


  • Staff Counselor

Education and Credentials: 

  • Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC); Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (P-LPC)
  • Ph.D., University of Mississippi, Counselor Education and Supervision
  • M.Phil., Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), Clinical Psychology
  • M.A., University of Allahabad, Psychology
  • B.A. Honors., University of Delhi, Psychology

Research Interests

  • Substance use,
  • Multicultural issues in counseling and Supervision,
  • Clinical Supervision,
  • LGBTQIA+ issues, and
  • Professional identity in Counselor Education