Frazier earns counseling honor


Walter L. Frazier has been named the Mental Health Counselor of the Year by the American Mental Health Counselors Association.


The award was presented in July at the organization’s annual leadership training and conference in St. Louis.


Frazier, a licensed professional counselor, serves as the executive director of the Grace Christian Counseling Center in Vicksburg and is a partner with Lakeland Counseling Associates in Jackson. He is president of the Mississippi Licensed Professional Counselors Association which is the state chapter of the American Mental Health Counselors Association.


Frazier has been in private counseling practice for eight years, and he has been working toward a doctorate in counseling at Mississippi State University. Frazier is an ordained United Methodist deacon and a member of the Mississippi Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.