Meet Our Staff

Dr. John Geerdes, D.Min, LMFT

Dr. Geerdes received his Doctorate from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Marriage and Family Therapy degree from Valdosta State University. He specializes in Forensic Interviews, Forensic Evaluations, Trauma-focused Cognitive Therapy, Child Maltreatment, and Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy. He has held past / current clinical memberships in APSAC (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children), GAMTF (Georgia Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), AAMFT (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), AACC (American Association of Christian Counselors), and NAFC (National Association of Forensic Counselors).

 

Rev. Joey Fennell, M.Div., LPC, NCC

Rev. Fennell received his M.Div. from the McAfee School of Theology in Atlanta, GA. He received his M.Ed. in counseling from Georgia Southern University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and specializes in working with couples that are having problems talking with each other or are not getting along. He teaches couples how to assert themselves and stand on their own two feet in the relationship. Rev. Fennell also works with adolescents with PTSD, ADHD, and everyday struggles. He uses an eclectic approach, matching the needs of individuals or families to various techniques. He served as an associate pastor for 13 years at several churches. He is married and has three children.
 

Cynthia Lee, LPC, NCC, NCPC

Mrs. Lee received her BS in Sociology and M.Ed. in Community Counseling from Georgia Southern University.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, National Certified Parent Coordinator, and Collaborative Divorce Parent Coach and Child Specialist.  She has extensive history in providing therapeutic services to children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples.  She is trained in the areas of grief, abuse, domestic violence, divorce, anger issues, anxiety, trauma, and ADHD.  When working with children, Mrs. Lee has training in directed and non-directed play therapy as well as cognitive behavior therapy.  She specializes in working in the areas of high conflict divorce and effective parenting practices relating to single parents, blended families, and two parent families.  Mrs. Lee is a certified Parent Coordinator and offers these services to divorcing parents on a voluntary or court ordered basis.  She also has over 15 years in court testimony and also serves multiple judicial circuits as a Guardian Ad Litem and expert witness in the area of family systems, child/parent relationships, abuse, and parental alienation.  Most recently, Mrs. Lee became certified as a Collaborative Divorce Parent Coach and Child Specialist.