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Joan Hampton

“The Short and Serious Version”

Joan Hampton is a Licensed Professional Counselor who is affectionately known as The B.O.S.S. Therapist! B.O.S.S. is an acronym for Building Others Strategically and Successfully. She uses her specialized training in trauma to help transition those with entrepreneurial and executive aspirations to excel from as low as the prison room to the board room. Joan resides in Gulfport, Mississippi. She is a mental health maven whose 21-year career spans multiple areas, including the following: Director of Adult Services, outpatient counseling for adults, adolescents, and children, conducting inpatient hospitalization assessments, group home developmental coaching to youth, as well as teaching parent education classes. Ms. Hampton has an Associate of Arts degree from Hinds Community College, A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix, and a Master’s in Science in Counseling and Psychology from the University of West Alabama. Joan is the CEO of Oasis Mental Wellness, LLC, where she provides individual and family therapy services. A quote that inspires her and gave her the inspirational name for the practice is “On your journey to your dream, be ready to face Oasis and deserts. In both classes, don’t stop.” -Paulo Coehlo.

In June 2020 & 2022, Joan was voted as of the 100 Most Successful Women to Know by the Gulf Coast Woman Magazine. In October 2020, Ms. Hampton was also recognized at the Success Women’s Conference as a Top Influencer and honored for her contributions to her community and beyond! In April 2022, Ms. Hampton became an official alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program.

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