Lighthouse Counseling

Persons desiring to schedule an appointment may call the church office at 270-465-8115 and ask for extension 216. They may leave a message in a secure voice mailbox.

Dr. Scott Wigginton, PhD., LMFT

Dr. Scott Wigginton serves part-time as the Counseling Pastor at Campbellsville Baptist Church and the Director of Lighthouse. A licensed marriage and family therapist as well as a licensed pastoral counselor, he served from 1987 through 2004 as Executive Director of the LifeCare Counseling Center and Counseling Minister at Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville, Kentucky. In addition to his B.A. from Western Kentucky University, he has earned M.Div., Th.M., and Ph.D. degrees from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a clinical member and Approved Supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, a former clinical member of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, a Fellow with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.


Dr. Wigginton serves full-time as Professor of Pastoral Ministries & Counseling at Campbellsville University. Besides counseling and teaching, he has written a family column for the Western Recorder, the weekly newspaper for the Kentucky Baptist Convention, since 2001. He has been married to Elizabeth since 1986 and they are the proud parents of Auburn, Hope, and Caleb.

Whitney Brainard, MSC, mlft

Whitney Brainard, a 2010 graduate of the Masters of Science in Counseling program through the Carver School of Social Work and Counseling at Campbellsville University, works alongside Dr.Wigginton as a professional counseling associate. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist who is also a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors as well as being a long-time active member of the Beacon Hill Baptist Church in Somerset, Kentucky. She is currently available to schedule appointments on Wednesday mornings, afternoons, and evenings.