Love, Hope & Healing

Everyone deserves a safe space to feel seen and heard. Navigating Courage Counseling & Consultation, sits with you in the many feelings we experience on a regular basis as you simply learn how to navigate your courage. From making difficult decisions to developing your capabilities, I’m here to help. You have come this far, take the next step and schedule a complimentary 15 minute intake session.

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Professional Counseling & Consulting- Licensed for the State of Tennessee

Justin Keith Dodson, PhD, LPC owner of Navigating Courage Counseling & Consultation is located in Memphis, TN and services clients throughout the state offering both in person and Telehealth options for adult males and couples. Clients are those seeking a self-pay agreement including HSA. 

Dr. Dodson attended The University of Tennessee Chattanooga where he earned a B.S in Psychology. He went on to graduate as the first African American male to earn a Masters in Counseling from Lipscomb University. He then became the first African American male to earn a Ph.D in Counselor Education and Supervision from The University of Memphis.

Dr. Dodson's experience includes adjunct professor, academic counseling, sexual assault and suicide prevention training & consulting. Dr. Dodson has experience working with professional students, addiction, divorce, parenting, sex offender behavior, & common life adjustments. Dr. Dodson is an author, speaker, and therapist.

Dr. Dodson specializes working with adult males with career, family, personal identity, relationship, depression, anxiety, difficulty coping, and school concerns. Dr. Dodson works with adult male clients and couples who present with communication or other barriers that inhibit their ability to exist how they would like to.


Dr. Dodson provides a down to earth, professional environment for clients to feel human and accepted as there is no matter too small to explore. Dr. Dodson uses an integrated approach to counseling identifying personal goals during the first session to use throughout the therapeutic process.

Thank you for taking the courage to look this far as you take the next steps in taking care of yourself. Continue putting one foot in front of the other and reach out to make a connection that allows you to move closer to your goals.


Our Services

  • Individual & Couples Counseling

    Ind. Therapy $120/HR
  • Suicide Prevention Training & Executive Coaching

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  • Mental health & wellness consultation for individuals & businesses.

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"Working with Justin was instrumental in my success and progress during a difficult time in my life. He equipped me with tools and helped me to navigate through issues that I still use today even years after I learned them."

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Contact me today via email or phone. I look forward to connecting in order to meet your needs.

1661 International Dr. Suite 400 Memphis, TN 38120


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