Qualifications and Experience

I have been licensed by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors wtih the credential of Licensed Professional Counselor. This means I have completed a Master’s Degree in Counseling (Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC. May, 2002) and have taken the National Counselor’s Exam. I am the owner and sole counselor of the Charis Christian Counseling Center. Prior to earning the degree in counseling, I served as an ordained minister since 1978, holding the degrees Master of Divinity, Master of Christian Education (Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, Miss., 1978, and the Doctor of Ministry Degree (Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC., 1996). Counseling has been a significant part of my ministry since ordination.