Counselors

"Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. It's what the sunflowers do." - Helen Keller

Jacqueline

Burnett-Brown

PhD; MFT Postdoc

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Dr. Burnett-Brown, affectionately known as Dr. BB by her students and patients, has been in secondary and post-secondary education for 16 years. This year she left secondary education to resume her clinical studies for licensure as a family therapist.

I enjoy working with families, couples, teens, and individuals. I pride myself on my work with clients of color, LBGTQ, women, and other marginalized groups.

 

My philosophy is that every human being deserves to be treated with dignity, respect, and compassion. Our society’s table is large enough for us all to have our place.

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Eating Disorder

  • Autism

  • Trauma

  • Anger

  • LGBTQ+

  • HIV/AIDS

  • Immigrants/Refugees

  • Sex Therapy

  • Pre-Marital Counseling

  • Addiction/Recovery

  • Veterans

  • Domestic Violence

  • Gender Identity

  • Racialized Trauma

  • Play Therapy

CyEreka Edouard

M.ED LPC, NCC

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Christina Hicks

THD,MDIV,LMFT

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As your therapist, I want you to feel heard and validated. Therapy allows an opportunity for introspection into what's working for you and what's not working. The work begins when we can find effective strategies to replace unhealthy coping mechanisms in our life. I find joy in watching individuals gain insight and find pleasure in their lives again. 

 

I have experience in working with clients who have experienced Trauma including:

 

  • Domestic Violence 

  • Sexual Abuse/ Assault 

  • Physical Abuse

  • Traumatic Grief

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Life Transitions (Adoption, Divorce, etc.)

  • Behavioral and Disruption in Children

  • Parenting and Co-Parenting Concerns

  • Play Therapy

  • Gender Identity

  • ADHD/ADD

 

I work with children (beginning at age 5), adolescents, families, and adults. 

I am Rev. Dr. Christina Hicks. As a Pastoral Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I am interested in working with individuals, couples, and families who desire to speak about the issues that are important to them in a sacred, compassionate and non-judgmental environment.

 

I enjoy journeying with people as they discover their authentic selves by understanding their core beliefs, spiritual values, narratives, and family systems. 

My clinical experiences include: Individual, Couple, Family and Group Therapy. 

 

  • Pastoral Care and Counseling 

  • Spiritual and Faith Crisis

  • Crisis Management

  • Depression 

  • Grief and Loss 

  • Trauma

  • Anger

  • Stress

  • Anxiety 

  • Strength-Based Therapy 

  • Self-Esteem

  • Narrative Therapy 

  • Pre-Marital Therapy

  • Midlife and Senior Issues

  • Women’s Related Issues—Singleness/Ministry

Erin

Lightman Renner

MS, APC, NCC

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Do you ever feel like a hamster on a wheel, running as fast as you can but not moving forward?

 

You might find yourself struggling to navigate your mind and emotions during this difficult time. I use a wide variety of techniques and methods to help my clients quiet the relentless inner critic and develop greater self-compassion.

 

By learning new skills to improve the ways they move through the world, my clients gain awareness, become less reactive, and strengthen their relationships. I’m LGBTQIA-affirming, and I have experience working with

 

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Psychosis

  • Trauma

  • Anger

  • Low Self-esteem

  • Art Therapy

  • ADD/ADHD

  • Bipolar

  • DBT/CBT

  • PTSD

  • Mindfulness

  • Codependency

  • Imposter Syndrome

  • Non-traditional Religions

  • Polyamorous Relationships

  • Transgender & Non-Binary

  • and Gender Identity

Sonia Bond
MS, Pursuing Associate Licensure

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My passion and belief is that everyone has a story and a purpose, some just may need a little help processing and using the correct tools to reach their happy ending. I enjoy working with all adult clients but I must admit, it brings me such delight to work with the Baby Boomers generation and older. It can be difficult to retire and adjusting to life transitions. I would like to work through it with you.

 

I also enjoy spiritual and faith-based counseling. With multiple certifications in Theology, working with clients within a Christian atmosphere provides the opportunity where one can be truthful and honest with challenges regarding faith or using faith to confirm progress during sessions.  

 

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Grief and Loss

  • Low Self-esteem

  • Senior Citizens

  • Faith-Based/Spiritual

  • Midlife Issues

  • Life Transitions

  • Stress

  • Domestic Violence

  • Human Trafficking

Kelly Autry Phillips

MDIV, LMSW

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I have had the privilege of working alongside individuals, couples, families, and with groups in all stages of life, which has led me to develop an integrative approach to therapy.  I view therapy as a sacred space to address soul care through an integrative approach (i.e. mind, body, and spirit).

As part of my work, I am committed to working alongside individuals from all cultures, races, genders, sexual orientation, etc. You are the expert of your experiences. Sometimes we need someone to provide a space to process, learn, and grow from our experiences in hopes of gaining a deeper understanding of ourselves, others, and the world.

Kelly offers: Individual Counseling, Couple Counseling, Family Counseling, Group Counseling

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Mood Disorders

  • LGBTQ

  • Relationship and Family Stress

  • Life Transitions

  • Trauma

  • Grief and Loss

  • Low-Self Esteem

  • Spirituality Issues

  • Pre-Marital Counseling

Marinna Bryant
Intern BA., Pursuing MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling

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I am enthusiastic, optimistic, patient, understanding, non-judgemental, flexible, and confidential. My passion is to help people to find new ways to overcome the limitations of their life stressors and reclaim their lives. 

 

As an intern, my counseling approach is individually tailored while focusing on how a client’s behaviors and thoughts dictate their feelings in a given situation. Through a two-way commitment, clients and I can build a successful journey of real and sustainable progress. 

 

Marinna Bryant received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Harvard University and is pursuing a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling from Thomas University. 

 

  • Anxiety

  • Career Counseling

  • Depression

  • Grief

  • Personality Growth

Pamela Russell
Certified Life Coach, Pursing
M.DIV and BS Psychology

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If you are looking for a counselor who is nurturing, insightful, understanding, compassionate, honest, loving, kind, considerate, covering, walk alongside, and consistent, then let’s start your mental health journey together.

I am Apostle Pamela Russell and my counseling style is realistic, a practical approach, hands on, and a practical application. I am not interested in the destination but committed to the journey that achieves your goal. As a intern I am pursuing a Masters in Divinity and Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

  • Grief

  • Loss

  • Pastoral Care

  • Christian Counseling

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Stress

  • Couples Counseling

  • Women’s Issues

Life Coaching

Anthony M., Certified Life Coach

Anthony wants to help develop, meet and maintain your goals. If you like sports, think of yourself as a player. Think of Anthony as your teammate, cheerleader, and coach. Your goal is to get a home run. He is your teammate that helps you around the bases, your cheerleader to keep you motivated, and your coach who designs plays and leads you to the goal.

 

Anthony was certified as a Life Coach and has helped many clients with reaching their full potential ever since. It is a passion and a joy to see clients break out of a shell and light up when goals are met. Client goals range from couples communication, self/esteem, weight loss/gain, to anti-social issues, and beyond.

 

Anthony is a husband, father, son, uncle, and friend to many. Anthony is also a little league basketball coach within his community. (Hence the sports references.) Not only does he have life experiences, he knows how to use these experiences to help others. 

 

Anthony is NOT a mental health counselor. If you feel you may be depressed, experiencing grief, or any mental illness, Anthony is happy to refer to one of his colleagues.

 

A goal without a plan is just a wish. Anthony is the coach to help you plan, meet and hit the goal out of the park.   

 

  • Individuals

  • Couples

  • Parents

  • Siblings

  • Men/Teens 

  • LGBTQ+

  • Athletes

Danielle B., Certified Life Coach, B.A. Communications

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Danielle is a Life Coach who specializes in relationship coaching. She helps individuals make the transition from wanting to be in a relationship or wanting to be in a better relationship. Be it a romantic couple, siblings, parent/child, someone who is looking to find a stable relationship, and self love. Yes, she also helps to find a positive and healthy relationship with yourself.  Danielle is familiar with most types of relationships as she is a daughter, sister, mother, aunt, and wife. She met her husband in 2007 and they were married in 2016. They share two sons.

Danielle joined Sunflower Counseling Center in 2020 to help other people deal with the sometimes overwhelming aspects of life. Before raising her family, Danielle worked as an Office Manager for a mental health organization, a podcast host, and completed her B.S. in Communications in 2017. Danielle offers a wide range of programs and services – from individual/couples coaching to coaching workshops.

Danielle is NOT a mental health counselor. If you feel you may be depressed, experiencing grief, or any mental illness, Danielle is happy to refer you to one of her colleagues.

Danielle’s goal is to help clients achieve a more fulling and rewarding relationship, with more effective interaction with others. Danielle tends to work through the present and set goals toward a better future. We set the goals and then we achieve them.

 

Individuals

Couples

Parents

Siblings

LGBTQ+

Senior Citizens

  • Couples

  • Parents

  • Siblings

  • Men/Teens 

  • LGBTQ+

  • Athletes

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