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The Renaissance Christian Counseling Center has immediate openings for the psychotherapist position and resumes are being accepted for LCSW-C’s and LCPC’s. The licensed mental health provider will provide individual and family therapy to children, teens and adults. We would prefer Counselors who are already credentialed with insurance providers especially United Healthcare or Beacon Health. This position is part-time with day/evening and weekend hours.

Our Counselors

Carla Debnam

Sheri Brown

Nicole M. Boswell

Saunders P. Ebuwei

Dr. Sharon Thomas-Parker

Darryl Webster

Laurene M. Blake

Regina Brown

Administrative Staff

Charisse Mercer

Gloria Hill

Brenda McQuay

Mia Blackston

Brenda McQuay

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Carla Debnam : Executive Director

Carla Debnam has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science for Business from the DeVry Institute of Technology, a Master of Science degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University Maryland and a Doctor of Ministry degree in Transformational Leadership from Ashland Theological Seminary. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland.

She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Association of Christian Counselors. Mrs. Debnam has been at the Renaissance Center since July 2001. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and baking. Mrs. Debnam stands on the promise of Philippians 1:6, "Being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus".(NIV)

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Nicole M. Boswell

Ms. Boswell has over 20 years of social work experience earning her BSW from Coppin State University where she is currently and Adjunct Instructor. She earned her MSW from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a concentration in Families and Children.

She is a licensed minister and advocate at heart that specializes in restoration, recovery, and reconciliation for those impacted by trauma associated with child maltreatment, domestic violence, and divorce and separation. She is also well trained in the areas of human trafficking and LGBQ.

Sheri Brown

National Certified Counselor (NCC), member of American Association of Christian Counselors, American Counselors Association, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) - Earned a B.S. in both Social Work and Mental Health from Morgan State University, 1980; Masters of Social Work and Master of Arts in Public Administration, from the Ohio State University, 1982.

Sheri works with individual clients and families and has broad experience working with pre-marital, engaged and married couples. She is a certified PREPARE-ENRICH Counselor and Seminar Director, qualified to train and certify others. In addition, Sheri is an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Maryland at Baltimore, School of Social Work.

Saunders P. Ebuwei

  • Psychotherapist;
  • Addictions /Co-Occurring Disorders specialist;
  • Biofeedback Therapist;
  • Board Certified Integrative Medicine;
  • Certified Correctional Health Professional;
  • Certified Forensic Counselor;
  • Board Eligible Naturopathic Medicine & Member of the American Holistic Medical Association.

Dr. Saunders is a high-energy, focused and creative professional. He is well qualified in solution Focused Therapy and Cognitive Therapy. He is, also, highly skilled in work with individuals dealing with substance abuse issues. Dr. Saunders is a confident, persuasive, and professional poised with excellent communication and interpersonal relations skills.

Dr. Sharon Thomas-Parker

Dr. Thomas-Parker is a very knowledgeable, outgoing, committed professional who has a very eclectic background in the field of counseling and mediation. She has received specialized training in the treatment of clients with alcohol and/or drug addiction as well as those with gambling, internet, or sex addiction. Dr. Thomas-Parker is skilled working with college students, refugees, asylees, and victims of various forms of trauma, torture and/or domestic violence.

As a therapist, Dr. Thomas-Parker, has had the opportunity to work with couples, adults, teens, families, children and international clients in a multitude of settings. One of Dr. Thomas-Parker's strongest attributes is her ability to help people deal with life events (marriage, death, divorce, birth of a child, dismissal from work, martial separation, imprisonment, personal injury) in an organized, caring manner.

Darryl Webster

An experienced co-occurring disorders counselor, holding over ten years’ experience in counseling a wide range of populations, ranging from addiction counseling, educational counseling, mental health counseling, and counseling individuals with co-occurring disorders. His professional experience entails holding a wide range of professional positions in the field of counseling. Those positions include counselor, clinical and program supervisor, and his current position as program director for a substance abuse agency’s Intermediate Care Facility (ICF)/Detoxification Treatment Units.

Mr. Webster holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Substance Abuse Counseling from Coppin State University. He also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Drug and Alcohol Counseling from Coppin State University. Mr. Webster is a Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors & Therapists Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.); Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists Certified Associate Counselor – Drug and Alcohol (C.A.C.-A.D.), and an approved Substance Abuse Supervisor.

He has published an article in the Journal of Human Behavior, which focuses on the effects of religiosity and spirituality on substance users. The article also reflects his research and personal opinions about the benefits of spirituality towards the recovery process.

Laurene M. Blake

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Gloria Hill

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Charisse Mercer

Currently serves as the Office Manager/Group Administrator of The Renaissance Center. Mrs. Mercer started working for The Renaissance Center in 2007 and has been a faithful employee ever since. Mrs. Mercer has a B.S. in Business Administration and is pursuing her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Goal oriented, team player, hard worker and problem solver are a few words that can be used to describe Mrs. Mercer’s work ethics. In her role as Office Manager/Group Administrator Mrs. Mercer handles all of the credentialing for The Renaissance Center which involves her working with many insurance companies to ensure that all of the counselor’s information is current and up to date. Mrs. Mercer also verifies the client’s insurance benefits and coverage to ensuring that insurance benefits will cover the fees associated with client counseling services.

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Mia Blackston

Mia Blackston is the Administrative Office Assistant at The Renaissance Center. Ms. Blackston brings over twenty years of administrative secretary experience in nonprofit and for-profit organizations. She’s also currently serving as Office Secretary for Baltimore County Public Schools.

Ms. Blackston is advanced in Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook. She has strong organizational and technical skills as well as a strong attention to detail. Ms. Blackston is able to work effectively in complex and dynamic environments. Her role as Administrative Office Assistant at The Renaissance Center includes answering phones, scheduling appointments and providing a warm and welcoming environment for clients and visitors.

Regina Brown

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Romans 12:2 - “Do not be conformed any longer to the pattern of this world, be but transformed by the renewing of your mind” (NIV)