EDUCATION STAFF

michael jones

Dr. Michael Jones, LPC-S, NCC, BC-TMH
Lead Trainer

Michael Jones is an interactive, Reality therapist. His therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. He integrates biblical principles, complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, he works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education
Ph. D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, Regent University (2020)
Ed. S. in Professional Counseling, Harding University (2010)
M.A. in Clinical Pastoral Counseling, Ashland Theological Seminary (2003)
B.S. in Child and Family Studies, Freed Hardeman University (1998)

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Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart
Online Curriculum Consultant

Dr. Ann-Louise Lockhart is a Pediatric Psychologist and Board Certified in Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology. She is the President/Owner at A New Day Pediatric Psychology, PLLC in San Antonio, Texas specializing in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults with acute and chronic behavioral health and medical conditions. Dr. Lockhart started her practice in in January 2016 after working 12 years in clinics, schools, and military hospitals. She is also a national speaker and presents to professional audiences on a variety of topics.

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Ajita Robinson, PhD, LCPC-S, NCC
Online Curriculum Consultant

Dr. Ajita Robinson has an extensive academic background. She has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Spanish, she went on to complete a  Masters of Arts-Research in Counseling & Human Development from Saint Louis University. Dr. Robinson initially moved to DC to finish a degree in Law but ultimately decided to pursue a Doctorate in Counselor Education at the George Washington University. While obtaining her PhD, she completed a post-Masters certification in Grief and Loss, and a fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities at Children’s National Medical Center. She also has over 15 years of experience serving individuals, families, and communities.

Sonja Sutherland

Sonja Sutherland, PhD, LPC, DCC, ACS
Online Curriculum Consultant

Sonja is the Founder and CEO of The Legacy Consortium, Inc (TLC), and Executive Director of the Legacy Changers Counseling Centers, a division of the TLC. In addition to hosting a local Atlanta radios show focusing on family relationships and mentalwellness, Dr. Sutherland is the Director of Institutional Effectiveness and an Assistant Professor of Counseling for Richmont Graduate University in Atlanta, GA. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Georgia, an NBCC Distance Credential Counselor (DCC), NBCC Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). Dr. Sutherland earned her PhD (Counselor Education and Supervision) from Regent University, Masters of Science (Professional Counseling) from Georgia State University, and Bachelor of Science (Psychology) from New York University.

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Beverly Vanover, LPC
Online Curriculum Consultant

Beverly Vanover received her Master of Science Degree in Community Counseling from John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Her experience in the field of mental health includes working as a community-based therapist, school-based therapist, hospital-based therapist and therapeutic day treatment therapist. She has experience facilitating mental health and 12-step program groups for the community, as well as in the institutional setting. She is a Distance Credentialed Counselor (DCC), Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Arkansas, Missouri and Texas.