I have a passion for meeting individuals at their point of need and assisting them with with their present concerns. I am a Florida licensed mental health counselor, and I am also licensed as a professional counselor in Georgia. Utilizing my training and experience as a psychotherapist, counselor educator, and Christian minister, I assist individuals, couples, families and groups discover effective solutions to life’s challenges. While I primarily offer counseling services in the greater South Florida area, I will soon provide remote/telemental health services to individuals in Georgia.
I am also an Associate Professor of Counseling at Liberty University and also serve the local church. Prior to Liberty I served as the Dean of the School of Counseling and Assistant Professor of Counseling at Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta.
I received my Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) from the University of Miami and my Master Of Divinity (M.Div.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology and Counseling from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. I also have a Master of Theology (Th.M.) from NOBTS.
I am a professional member of the American Counseling Association (ACA) and the Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS). My clinical experience includes working in schools, residential group homes, psychiatric hospitals and private centers. Prior to joining Richmont I served as an adjunct professor with Florida Memorial University in Miami, FL, and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, South Florida Extension Center. My pastoral experience includes serving on staff in churches in New Orleans and Miami, in addition to conducting training workshops and seminars for pastors and church leaders in various regions. I now pastor a local church in South Florida.
I’m originally from Guadeloupe (French West Indies) and lived in South Florida and Louisiana prior to moving to Atlanta. I do speak French and Creole and enjoy working with and meeting people from diverse cultures. I have a beautiful, loving wife, and we’ve been blessed with seven precious children. Apart from working, I enjoy jogging, reading, playing the piano and spending time with my family and friends.
Life verse: “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.” Phil. 4:6-7 (NIV)