Meet our Staff and Board

Brian Martin, LPC, Executive Director

Brian Martin is a licensed professional counselor and has been the Executive Director of the Community Counseling Center since August 2018. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Goshen College in 2011 and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Eastern Mennonite University in 2013. Brian has a background doing intensive in-home counseling for at-risk children and has experience with individual children, adults, and parents. Brian’s counseling includes structural family counseling as well as client-centered, emotion-focused and attachment-based counseling. He was originally drawn to counseling after seeing the potential for helping others while he studied psychology at Goshen College.  In his free time, Brian enjoys running, reading, and spending time with his friends and family.

Dena Hollar

Dena Hollar, LPC

Dena Hollar is a licensed Virginia School Counselor and Licensed Professional Counselor from Mt. Sydney, VA. She received her B.S. in Family and Child Development and Master of Arts in Education from Virginia Tech. She uses supportive, person centered, cognitive-behavioral counseling with children, young adults, teens, and individuals. She was originally drawn to being a school counselor for over ten years to help others find peace and give them hope before working with the Community Counseling Center.

Brenda Sullivan

Brenda Sullivan

Office Manager

Terry L. Miller

Terry L. Miller, LPC

Terry L. Miller is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Center for Marriage and Family Counseling. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Bible & Religion from Bethel College in N. Newton KS, his Master’s in Pastoral Counseling from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, and an additional Master’s in Community Counseling from Eastern Mennonite University.

Terry’s background includes working with teens and adults in individual and group settings, dealing with a wide range of issues including bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, sexual abuse, anxiety, depression and faith issues. He is interested in psycho-education believing that understanding one’s mental illness is an important part of treatment and living life to the fullest. Terry’s style leans toward cognitive behavioral therapy.

In his free time, Terry enjoys hunting, fishing and playing on his Kubota tractor. He and his wife have been married for 39 years and have three adult children.

Sandy Norton

Alexandra (Sandy) Norton, LPC

Alexander (Sandy) Norton is a licensed professional counselor at the Community Counseling Center. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Texas and her graduate degree from James Madison University. Her counseling focuses on couples, families, and life transitions. Sandy has been using client centered counseling for thirty-five years with military members and their families. Her interest in the field of counseling led her to help people better themselves. In the past she served as the director of Big Brothers, Big Sisters. Currently, at the Community Counseling Center, she takes pride in helping people who want to improve themselves but could not otherwise afford it.

Theresa Patsalos

Theresa Patsalos

Office assistance and supervised visitations

Rose Longworth

Rose Longworth, LPC

Originally from Ireland, Rose Longworth is a licensed professional counselor at the Community Counseling Center. She got her master’s degree in counseling from Eastern Mennonite University and specializes in mental health and anger management for individuals and children. Since 2001, she has been using cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and motivational interviewing to help her patients. She was originally drawn to counseling through her interest in dreams and art. Since then, she has held dream workshops in Guatemala and Morocco, has been listed as a counselor in Psychology Today, and participates in dream counseling on Facebook.

Glennys Shouey

Glennys Shouey, LPC

Glennys Shouey is a licensed professional counselor from the Harrisonburg area who enjoys the collaborative atmosphere of the Community Counseling Center as well as its philanthropic mission. Staying local, she got her Master’s and Education Specialist Degrees from James Madison University. At the Community Counseling Center, she specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy for adults and couples.

Charles Richards

Charles Richards

Chuck Richards has a Masters in Counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. He is happy to join the team here at the Community Counseling Center. Most of his counseling experience has been working with children. The last two years he worked in a school in Rockingham County as a TDT counselor. He has experience working with families and children as a In-home counselor and as a mentor. Previous to that experience he was a Special Education teacher and a residential counselor at a specialized school outside of Charlottesville. He resides in Staunton with his wife and six year old daughter. He specializes in working with children and families.

Board of Directors

Jim Elmore – President
Grant Penrod – Vice Chair
Erica Willford – Treasurer
Tiffany Runion – Secretary
Jane Garber
Joseph Lynch
Reagan Eshleman
Allie Motyka
David Galgano
Amanda Evans