Kingsport Counseling Associates, PLLC is a group of dedicated professional therapists and counselors here to help you in working through the struggles and difficult times of your life.  All of our therapists and counselors adhere to the highest professional and ethical standards of their professions.


L. Gordon Brewer, Jr., MEd, LMFT

L Gordon BrewerGordon specializes in working with couples and individuals who are experiencing conflict in their relationships, men with sexual and pornography addictions, anxiety and depression, grief and loss issues.  Gordon has been a therapist/counselor for the past 15 years and has worked in the human services field for the majority of his career.  Gordon is the founder of Kingsport Counseling Associates, PLLC and a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist and Clinical Fellow with an Approved Supervisor designation of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT).  

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Crysta Dunkerly, LCSW

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and I believe in focusing on the whole system that surrounds an issue. I have a toolbox full of an eclectic assortment of interventions such as CBT, DBT, 12-step, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy, Behavioral Activation, Relationship counseling and much more. Your comfort is my biggest priority. If you do not feel safe sharing,  then the change process can never even begin. To ensure a comfortable environment for growth I offer several online counseling options.


Amy French, EdS., LMFT

amyfrench**Amy is not taking any new referrals as of 8/7/17**

Amy is a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist and has been in practice for the past 5 years. "For me, counseling is a calling. I feel that I was chosen and shaped to fit into this profession. I have always had a heart for hurting people. I believe that counseling is never about me telling you what to do but is really about me helping you discern your options and make good, healthy decisions about what direction you choose. I love strengthening relationships by offering help with communication, conflict resolution, and decision-making skills."  


Hannah M. Pollard, MA, LMFT

**Hannah's office is located in Bristol, TNHannah M. Pollard, MS, MFT

Hannah M. Pollard, LMFT has earned a Masters of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and is a Licensed Marital and Family Therapist. Hannah works with individuals, couples and families. Hannah’s specialization is in Christian Sex Therapy.  


Ben Taylor, LPC-MHSP

Ben Taylor

Ben believes that counseling can be beneficial for everyone, not just individuals experiencing significant mental illness. We all face challenges and stressors in our day-to-day lives. Therapy allows a space to work out our concerns and frustrations so that we can live a more healthy life.


Ellen Stroud, LPC-MHSP

Ellen StroudTherapy is an individual process and we start where you are. As a Licensed Professional Counseling with the Mental Health Service Provider Designation in Tennessee I specialize in helping children, adolescents and adults wanting to find more effective ways to meet their needs.  From issues associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, Addiction, etc. we can work together to make a difference.


Meg Hrivnak, MA

Meg HrivnakMeg specializes in working with children and their families. Specialties include life changes (e.g., divorce and separation, remarriage and blended families, and grief and loss); living with disabilities (e.g., autism, ADD, OCD, anxiety, and depression); and other life problems (e.g., social skills, bullying, and trauma). She also has a special interest in assisting individuals of all ages battling chronic pain.