Meet the Staff

Meet the Caring Staff of Children’s Behavioral Health Clinic Jackson

Leah Rigney, M.Ed., MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner

Leah is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Canopy’s Center of Excellence providing psychological assessments and medication management. She has a background in general nursing and is a former educator and Licensed Guidance Counselor.

Expertise:

  • ADHD
  • Depression
  • Education Challenges
  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Assistance
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Trauma

Client Focus:

  • Children ages 5-12
  • Teens
  • Young adults ages 21 and under

Leah received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Mississippi State University before pursuing a master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in Counseling from the University of West Alabama. She worked toward an associate degree in nursing from East Central Community College before tackling her second master’s degree, this time from the University of Mississippi Medical Center under the psychiatric nurse practitioner track program. She is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.

In-Network Insurance:

  • Advanced Health Systems
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Magnolia Healthcare/Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Optum (All Savers, Golden Rule, UMR)
  • United Healthcare (CHIP, COMM)

Hart Wylie, PMHNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner

Hart is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Canopy’s Center of Excellence providing mental health evaluations and medication management. She has a background in general nursing and also worked as a Licensed Professional Counselor.

Expertise:

  • ADHD
  • Adoption
  • Educational Challenges
  • Identity Struggles
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Trauma

Client Focus:

  • Children and Teens
  • Families
  • LGBTQ+ Community

Hart holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Mississippi College and a master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy/Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary in Clinton. She has also received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Nursing from UMMC.

In-Network Insurance:

  • Advanced Health Systems
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Magnolia Healthcare/Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Optum (All Savers, Golden Rule, UMR)
  • United Healthcare (CHIP, COMM)

Kiara Bass, LPC, Outpatient Therapist

Kiara is an outpatient therapist with Canopy’s Behavioral Health Clinic in Jackson specializing in Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care and Behavior Modification.

Expertise:

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anxiety
  • Behavior Challenges
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Depression
  • Family Therapy
  • Trauma

Client Focus:

  • Adoptee/Children in Foster Care
  • Children and Adolescents ages 5-12
  • Children and Families

Kiara received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Mississippi State University and a Master’s of Education Degree in Mental Health Counseling at Delta State University.

In-Network Insurance:

  • Advanced Health Systems
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Magnolia Healthcare/Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Optum (All Savers, Golden Rule, UMR)
  • United Healthcare (CHIP, COMM)

Caleb Cauthen, LPC, Outpatient Therapist

Caleb is the Lead Therapist is an outpatient therapist with Canopy’s Behavioral Health Clinic in Jackson specializing in Creative Play Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care and Behavior Modification. He has also been trained in Risking Connections and is certified in Practice Wise.

Expertise:

  • Anxiety
  • Behavior Challenges
  • Defiance
  • Depression
  • Mood Instability
  • Relational Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Trauma

Client Focus:

  • Adolescents with high-functioning autism
  • Children and adolescents ages 5-10
  • Pre-teen and Teen Boys

Caleb received his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s of Science degree in Mental Health Counseling at Mississippi College.

In-Network Insurance:

  • Advanced Health Systems
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Magnolia Healthcare/Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Optum (All Savers, Golden Rule, UMR)
  • United Healthcare (CHIP, COMM)

Kimberly Culley, LPC, CMHT, NCC, Outpatient Therapist

Kimberly is an outpatient therapist with Canopy’s Behavioral Health Clinic in Jackson. She has specialized training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Cultural Sensitivity.

Expertise:

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Challenges
  • Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Oppositional Defiance

Client Focus:

  • Children ages 5-10
  • International and Culturally-Diverse Youth
  • Pre-teens
  • Teenagers

Kimberly received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Tougaloo College and Master of Science Degree in Counseling Psychology from Mississippi College.

In-Network Insurance:

  • Advanced Health Systems
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Magnolia Healthcare/Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Optum (All Savers, Golden Rule, UMR)
  • United Healthcare (CHIP, COMM)

Stephanie Moses, LPC, MAMFT, Outpatient Therapist

Stephanie is an outpatient therapist with Canopy’s Behavioral Health Clinic in Jackson specializing in Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Reality Therapy and Family Systems.

Expertise:

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Boundaries/Social Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Depression/Self-Esteem
  • Identity Struggles
  • Stress Management
  • Parenting Skills

Client Focus:

  • Adolescents
  • Families
  • Teen Girls

Stephanie received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Millsaps College and a Master of Arts Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Counseling at Reformed Theological Seminary.

In-Network Insurance:

  • Advanced Health Systems
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Magnolia Healthcare/Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Optum (All Savers, Golden Rule, UMR)
  • United Healthcare (CHIP, COMM)

Monica Roberts, LPC-S, Outpatient Therapist

Monica is an outpatient therapist with Canopy’s Behavioral Health Clinic in Jackson. She has specialized training in Adoption Competency and Play and Creative Arts Therapy.

Expertise:

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Communication Skills
  • Depression
  • Social Skills
  • Self-Esteem

Client Focus:

  • Adolescents with high-functioning autism
  • Children ages 5-10
  • Teen girls

Monica received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Millsaps College and a Master’s Degree of Science in Mental Health Counseling at Capella University. Monica is certified in Practice Wise and is a trainer for Risking Connections. She is also a seasoned presenter on play therapy.

In-Network Insurance:

  • Advanced Health Systems
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Magnolia Healthcare/Cenpatico
  • Medicaid
  • Molina
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare Optum (All Savers, Golden Rule, UMR)
  • United Healthcare (CHIP, COMM)