Genesis Therapist Spotlight
Genesis Chesapeake, located at 2005 Old Greenbrier Road, is currently taking new clients, including (and especially!) children. Call (757) 965-5886 today for more information or to schedule an initial intake!
Lynn Parker is a Licensed Professional Counselor practicing out of the Genesis Chesapeake location. She received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC and her graduate degree from Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia, majoring in Community/Clinical Psychology. Lynn worked as an adjunct professor in the School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies Departments for nine years. Lynn also worked at Angelos Bible College as an adjunct professor teaching in the field of psychology.
Lynn has more than 20 years experience working with children and families from a social and clinical perspective and has worked with various populations and cultures. Lynn’s specialties with children and families consists of anxiety, depression, ADHD, High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), trauma histories (sexual, physical, emotional abuse), grief and loss, and mood dysregulation. She also specializes in anger and impulse control difficulties, learning difficulties, adoption and attachment related concerns, marriage and family counseling, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress, adjustment disorders, reactive attachment disorders (RAD), personalities disorders, and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Lynn focuses on issues by using TF-CBT, Faith Based Counseling and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Lynn also has specialized training in Prepare-Enrich Facilitator (www.prepare-enrich.com )
Genesis Counseling Center proudly welcomes Dr. Brenna Grant Squires, Psy.D., LCP onto the team! Dr. Squires is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Squires has experience providing individual and group therapy, conducting psychological assessments, and consulting with educational personnel. Dr. Squires has also facilitated individual and group trainings on behavioral modification, effective communication, cognitive training, anger management, attention and focus, relaxation, and management of extreme behaviors (e.g., suicidal and self-harm behaviors). She has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, university clinics, and private practice.
Dr. Brenna Grant Squires graduated with her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Squires completed her post-doctoral residency at Families Forward in Augusta, Georgia and her internship at South Florida Consortium Internship Program with Nova Southeastern University. She has specialized experience working with Anxiety, Depression, psychological assessment, and suicidality.
Genesis Counseling Center is proud to introduce Megan Alford, LPC, as a new clinician. Megan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Art Therapist who works with adults, adolescents, and children, with a special focus on adolescents and children. Megan has worked with a wide range of clients that present with various mood and behavioral issues, including, but not limited to, substance addiction, trauma, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, ADHD, Conduct Disorder, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, PTSD, social skills, loss and grief, and life stressors and adjustments. She has a passion for incorporating creativity, art processes, play therapy techniques, bibliotherapy, CBT, and “homework” assignments into therapy sessions.
Genesis Counseling Center welcomes Danita Morales Ramos, LPC, onto the team! Danita is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a passion for empowering her clients to overcome depression and other mood disorders. She uses techniques centered around cognitive-behavioral and brief solution-focused principles. She believes that everyone who seeks treatment can be successful at meeting their goals with the proper facilitation and encouragement. Danita has experience working with individuals who suffer from mood disorders, substance abuse problems, and marital and familial conflict. She works with children, adolescents, and adults.