Dr. Ron Mumbower, Ph.D., LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Dr. Ron Mumbower, Ph.D., LMFT is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Mississippi with more than 35 years of counseling experience in Marriage and Family counseling, with a focus on individual, couples, and family counseling. Dr. Mumbower earned his Master’s and Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Soon after graduation, Dr. Mumbower became the director of the Summit Counseling Center of First Baptist Church in Jackson, MS for over 35 years. He is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. Previously, he was the president of the Mississippi Association for Marriage and Family Therapy and an approved supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy as well as a former member of the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists.
Dr. Mumbower operates from a spiritual approach, understanding that each person is a product of God. Theoretically, he uses an integrative approach to treatment which includes interpersonal process psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and family systems approaches, with an underlying solution-focused orientation. He provides short-term and long-term psychotherapy to aid in the therapy process or in collaboration with other physicians for diagnostic clarification.
A Message From Dr. Ron Mumbower
“All a person has is today! We cannot change the past and we have no idea what will happen tomorrow. Our past is a teaching tool, today is to be lived and we have the hope for tomorrow. My desire is to come alongside you and walk with you in your present adventure. With any adventure, learning to use your available resources makes the journey more bearable and enjoyable. I want to help build you up, prepare the road ahead of you and remove the obstacles to allow you to live the life you were destined to live.”