Christopher Doyle, MA, LPC, LCPC is the founder and clinical director of Northern Virginia Christian Counseling and a licensed professional counselor in the state of Maryland and the commonwealth of Virginia. Specializing in the integration of psychology and theology, one of Christopher's passions is incorporating his Christian faith in counseling while using cutting edge psychological techniques to help individuals, couples, and families grow. He is a certified Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) by EMDRIA, and believes that God is the author of all truth, so we can be confident that both the principles of the Bible and psychology can help us reach God's fullest potential for our lives.
Christopher writes regularly for The Christian Post online, and has also been published at Townhall.com, CNSNews.com, WorldNetDaily.com, Lifezette.com, Barbwire.com and many more. He has been a guest on The Dr. Oz. Show, Fox News Radio with Alan Colmes, Christian Broadcasting Network, American Family Radio, and CBS, ABC, and NBC affiliates throughout the country. His work has been featured in National Public Radio, USA Today, Associated Press, NBC News, AOL, BuzzFeed, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Huffington Post, The Washington Examiner, World Magazine, National Catholic Registry, Charisma, New Jersey Star Ledger, LifeSiteNews, WorldNetDaily, and many more.
Christopher is the author of several books on sexuality and sexual identity, and has written curriculum's for middle and high school youth on sexual risk avoidance and bullying prevention. He has also authored or co-authored research published in the Journal of Human Sexuality, Issues in Law & Medicine, and Current Sexual Health Reports. Prior to his work in counseling, Christopher worked in adolescent sexual health prevention as a behavioral research analyst with the Institute for Youth Development, where he specialized in youth risk avoidance. In that position, he published two research overviews on the scientiifc benefits of postponing sexual involvement for youth: Benefits of Delaying Sexual Debut (currently in its second edition), and Benefits of Delaying Sexual Debut - Africa.
Christopher received a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University and also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and History from Grove City College, a private Christian college located near his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He resides in northern Virginia with his wife and five children, and is a member of Blue Ridge Bible Church.
Nina F. Angeles, MA, NCC is a resident in counseling in Virginia. Her desire in counseling is to help individuals overcome the hurt and pain of the past to improve their quality of life in the present. She works with individuals and couples struggling with abandonment, domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse, shame, grief and loss, and trauma. Nina’s counseling practice is based on the Lord Jesus Christ’s promise, as state in Isaiah 61: 1-3 where He said He turns ashes into beauty, and exchanges grief and despair for His joy and praise. Nina has a master’s degree from Marymount University and is a National Certified Counselor.
Charmaine R. Dockett, MA, LUTC is a graduate of Capital Seminary and Graduate School. She is a resident in counseling in Virginia. Charmaine brings authentic listening joined with the power of hope into the counseling relationship. Hope is the gift of the Lord (Rom 15:13). When life brings its seasons of challenges and difficulties, Charmaine is confident that a road traveled together is the beginning of change. She believes in the uniqueness of individuals and without judgment, brings faith for the faithful and faithless. Charmaine compassionately helps those struggling with relationship conflicts, self-esteem issues, trauma, addictions, partners suffering from sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, shame and spiritual brokenness. Charmaine uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including psychodynamic and existential therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, family systems, and motivational therapy, as well as neuro-counseling and mindfulness. However, she believes it necessary to collaborate and identify together what will prove most helpful in leading to the mind, body and spiritual wholeness. Charmaine has been married for 32 years and is the mother of four adult children. Her personal and professional life has brought her through many of life’s challenges in marriage, family, and work. Through these experiences, she believes that with the Lord, all things are possible. Charmaine works with individuals, couples, and families. Charmaine is a member of the American Counseling Association and Northern Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors. Charmaine is also bilingual, speaking Spanish and English.
Anthony J. Flores, MS, CT is a graduate of Divine Mercy University and a Resident in Counseling in Virginia. He holds the belief that the counseling room is a sacred space in which God dwells and heals, and that as a counselor, Anthony has been called to walk alongside others in their brokenness and moments of challenge, treating each client as a divine appointment. Anthony has been specially trained in an integrated model of contemporary psychology and Catholic/Christian anthropology and theology. He is a Certified Facilitator/Instructor and Clinical Traumatologist with the Green Cross Academy of Traumatology, and has extensive deployment and field experience responding to traumatized persons in the aftermath of natural and man-made disasters. Anthony believes in utilizing a holistic approach to treatment, addressing client welfare in body, mind, and soul by using a variety of techniques and modalities best suited for each client. Anthony received a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Divine Mercy University, a Catholic university located in Arlington, Virginia. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Saginaw Valley State University, located near his hometown of Saginaw, Michigan.