About HBCS and Lakeitha

Here at Hopeful Beginnings Counseling Services (HBCS), APPRECIATE YOU! 

HBCS'S specializes in guiding and providing services for individuals, couples,  and families. HBCS also specializes in providing therapy for African-American women. and other people of color. HBCS's approach to therapy is to meet you where you are. I can provide therapy sessions in the community, your home, or where ever you feel most comfortable. I provide an eclectic counseling experience - meaning I will use a variety of therapeutic techniques that are tailored to the goals of establishing treatment just for YOU! I have over 24 years of experience working with populations including adolescents, families, couples, substance users, HIV/AIDS clients, LGBTQI community members, veterans, (ex) offenders, divorcees, and organizations. 

My name is Lakeitha M. Ervin. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor. I have spent most of my career working in hospitals, schools, drug treatment facilities, home, and community-based programs. I have experienced in crisis intervention, group therapy, family therapy, individual counseling, and couples counseling.

I have a Master’s degree in Guidance and Community Counseling from Jackson State University. In addition to my training and experience, I believe my empathy, compassion, and non-judgmental personality will immediately put you at ease to start your healing journey. My desire for us is to create a HOPEFUL BEGINNING.


" People start to heal the moment they feel heard"---Cheryl Richardson