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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. Wallace

Saunders P. Ebuwei

Dr. Sharon Thomas-Parker

Regina Brown

Jennifer Langston

Tavon Myers

Dr. Kyle S. Berkley, LGSW

Sibao Dunham

Administrative Staff

Charisse Mercer

Gloria Hill

Brenda McQuay

Tavon Myers

Tavon Myers Sr. is a Servant-Leader who has worked in the Human Service field for over 15 years providing community-based services in the DMV area. He began his career with a Bachelorette Degree in Organizational Management with a Human Services concentration. As he delved into the disparities that faced the community, he decided to pursue a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling Marriage, Family, and Community Therapy from Liberty University in hopes of learning new approaches and strategies that can improve the mental health outcomes of those he has served. He is a member of the American Counseling Association, Maryland Counseling Association, and American Association of Christian Counselors.

He also holds a Master’s Degree in Education: Teaching and Learning in Technology. He is currently an Executive Staff Support-Professional Counselor, at the Renaissance Christian Counseling Center. In addition, he is a certified PREPARE-ENRICH Couples Facilitator and Trainer. His passion is to help people from different walks of life reach their fullest potential. His area of expertise is to provide therapy services for individuals who experience crisis, grief, anxiety, and depression. In addition, he provides family counseling, divorce counseling, pre-marital, and marriage counseling.

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. Wallace

Ms. Wallace 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

For Sheri, quality relationships and compassion for others brings forth the most gratification for this woman of faith, who is inspired by Hebrews 10:24, “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds” (NIV). Sheri is a Board Certified Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), and member of the American Counselors Association and American Association of Christian Counselors. Sheri 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; and Master of Pastoral Counseling, Loyola University, 2004.

Sheri has been at The Renaissance Center since September 2003. She has extensive experience working with couples and is a certified PREPARE-ENRICH Couples Facilitator and Trainer. Whether working with individuals, couples or families, Sheri's aim is to offer professional service, proven methods and personalized approaches, tailored to address your individual need.

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. Mrs. Mercer also handles the Medical Billing for the practice.

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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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Jennifer Langston

Jennifer Langston is native of Richlands, NC. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from North Carolina Central University, a Master of Science degree in Applied Psychology from University of Baltimore, and a certificate in Professional Counseling Studies from University of Baltimore. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Supervisor (LCPC-S) in Maryland.

Ms. Langston works full time as a Clinical Coordinator at an outpatient facility in Brooklyn, MD where she provides therapeutic services to with co-occurring disorders. She also works as a part time mental health therapist at the Renaissance Christian Counseling Center where she provides therapy to adolescents, and adults. Ms. Langston uses an eclectic theoretical approach consisting of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness based and Strength based techniques. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, Licensed Clinical Professionals of Maryland, Maryland Counseling Association, and the Black Mental Health Alliance.

Danielle Graham

Danielle Graham is a licensed social worker and therapist in Maryland. Danielle holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master’s in Social Work, and a Master of Divinity degree. Danielle believes you can have Jesus and a therapist because faith and mental health do not have to be mutually exclusive. Danielle values the role as therapist and the therapeutic process. She offers a safe space for clients regardless of faith background or beliefs, orientation or experience, to share their story, gain insight and awareness, empower and equip them with mental health and self-care tools and strategies.

Danielle is clinically trained and has experience working with clients who deal with anxiety, depression, grief & loss, relationship and family challenges, trauma and marriage preparation. She utilizes family systems and cognitive behavioral therapy approaches, psychoeducation and mindfulness-based interventions. Danielle is proficient in American Sign Language and can assist clients in the Deaf community and CODA families. Her desire is to advocate, educate, and empower all of God’s people to Love To Live Well, by living healthy lives to the fullest on purpose!

Dr. Kyle S. Berkley, LGSW

A graduate of Baltimore City Public Schools at Frederick Douglass High School. A college graduate of Sojourner Douglass College with a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Morgan State University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work and Walden University with a Ph.D. in Human and Social Services. Dr. Berkley published a qualitative research study that explored the “Perceptions of Medical Providers that work with Homeless Patients Diagnosed with HIV and Mental Illness. Dr. Berkley is currently a mental health therapist at Healthcare for the Homeless, The Renaissance Christian Counseling Center, and a First Responder for Anne Arundel County Crisis Response. Dr. Berkley is a published author of the fictional novel, The Wake, that explores grief, family trauma and gentrification. Dr. Berkley is currently serving in his 2nd term as an elected representative to the State Central Committee. Dr. Berkley’s previous work includes; engaging with adult males at the Maryland Department of Corrections- Jessup, youth with felony charges at Hand-in-Hand of Baltimore, working with the homeless veterans at Project PLASE, providing grief counseling to surviving family members of homicide at Roberta’s House, and working with adolescents with substance abuse addictions at the Maryland Treatment Center.

Sibao Dunham

Sibao Dunham is a native of New Orleans, LA and has resided in Baltimore since 2004. She is a U.S. Army veteran and has more than 15 years of experience as a nurse and case manager, working in the areas of mental health and substance abuse. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and has completed the instructional requirements for her Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling. She works as an intern under the supervision of Dr. Carla Debnam to fulfill the internship requirements of her master's degree program.

She is a member of the American Counseling Association. Her goal is to provide a safe space for her clients to feel comfortable while sharing personal information to help develop goals and work towards viable solutions.

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)