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Meet Our Staff

 

IMG_1547Mrs. Susan Mullins, DBC, BCBC, Director/Counselor, joined our staff in September 2000. She came to the Center having had 21 years of experience in directing administrative management within the public sector. She successfully supervised all areas of management for a region of stores with over 120 employees, helping them with the day-to-day routine of operations and problems facing employees.  She left the business world in 2000 to follow God’s call upon her life to minister to God’s people. She received her diploma in Biblical Counseling from the Light University and her board certification through the International Board of Christian Counselors.

Susan’s counseling ministry includes working with couples and individuals dealing with such issues as; areas of spiritual concerns, marital & family conflict, communication problems, anxiety, low self-esteem, depression, anger management, grief, stress, divorce recovery, and other issues. She has a passion for God’s Word and has spent the last 25 years “Studying to show herself approved unto God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the Word of Truth” (2 Timothy 2:15).  It is her heart’s desires to impart those Truths to the wounded and struggling, to see Them give hope and bring healing to hurting lives and families. She is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors.  She and her husband Paul have been married for over 45 years.

 

Mrs Marla FreemanMrs. Marla S. Freeman, M.A., joined our staff part-time in June 2009. In November 2013, she felt God calling her to step away from her job of 23 years with the TN Baptist Children’s Homes, and to come on as a Full-time Counselor/Co-Director.  Marla is a native East Tennessean, has been married for over 15 years and has one child. She graduated from ETSU in 1990 with a Bachelor of Social Work and again in 1995 with a Master’s in Counseling. During her career, she has also had the opportunity to work at Woodridge Psychiatric Hospital, serve as Adjunct Faculty at Northeast State Community College and serve as home study coordinator for America World Adoption Association.

Currently, Marla works with clients of all ages and with issues involving child/adolescence, parenting, adult issues and addiction. She has been extensively involved with the local legal community involving issues of child custody/visitation and divorce recovery. As time allows, she takes speaking engagements at churches and community groups regarding topics of adolescents, parenting, and family issues. It is her deep desire to help all her clients come to understand who they are in God’s eyes and how they can find long-lasting Biblical answers during life’s toughest battles.

Wendi2Mrs. Wendi Read, B.S., joined TCCC”s staff in September of 2013. She and her husband Doug have been married for 31years, they have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.

Wendi received a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health Services from State University of New York, concentrating on counseling, addictions and emotional health. She is a Pastor’s wife with over 20 years of Biblical Counseling experience along with several years in social service work. She has a passion for Pastor’s wives and the issues they encounter; as well as youth and the enormous pressures they face in their daily lives. She has counseled and taught youth & young adults for over 12 years. Wendi’s focus is marriage, youth and individual women’s counseling. She has been trained in crisis pregnancy and rape crisis advocacy. She has a passion to serve the Lord Jesus through encouraging those in crisis. Presently she and Doug facilitate an addictions recovery group in the Tri-Cities area.

Ms. Sunday A. FeathersMs. Sunday L. Feathers, M.A., N.C.C., joined our staff on a part-time basis in March of 2007. She holds a B.S. in Business Administration with honors and a major in Marketing from the University of Tennessee. Her M.A. in Counseling with School, Community Agency, and Higher Education concentrations is from East Tennessee State University.  She completed training as a prayer counselor for Neil Anderson’s Freedom in Christ Conferences and began a networking organization for Christian singles in the Raleigh area. After much prayer and seeking God’s will, she decided in 2003 to pursue further education, a new career and direction in her life. During this time she worked as a graduate assistant and counselor at the ETSU Counseling Center. At the center she served as the alcohol and other drug program coordinator and was a member of the Alcohol and Other Drug Task Force and the Alcohol Awareness Task Force for Athletes.  She is now a National Certified Counselor and holds a license in Tennessee as a school counselor with a Masters Degree.

She is also trained and has served for multiple years as a volunteer lay counselor through the Stephen Ministry. Her counseling focus includes, contemporary women’s issues, children, teens, and college-age students dealing with areas of anxiety, self-image, depression, anger management, grief, stress, self-harm, spiritual concerns, and other issues. She is employed as a high school counselor and is a member of the American Counseling Association and Tennessee Counseling Association.
IMG_2552Daniel Taylor, B.S. joined the TCCC staff in December 2014. He recently received a Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in Christian Counseling from Liberty University and is a member of the American Association of Christian Counseling. As a young adult he felt God’s calling into the ministry of helping those who are wounded and hurting find Christ in all circumstances and struggles of life.

Currently his counseling focus is in anxiety/depression and a variety of issues facing men in today’s world.  He and his wife have been married for 3 years, and they have 2 sons.  He is honored to become a part of the staff and to be used helping the hurting find the Great Physician in life’s most challenging circumstances.