B.S. Psychology
M.S. Counseling and Human Development
Ed.S. (Education Specialist) Agency Counseling

Licensed Professional Counselor (#1835)
National Certified Counselor
Counselor Supervisor
Certified in Brainspotting
Certified Imago Relationship Therapist

Martha Ellis began practicing mental health counseling in 1995. She has experience working with children and adolescents, foster care/adoptive children, adults, families and couples. Her counseling experiences include anxiety, depression, marriage counseling, grief and loss, divorce, custody issues, self injury, abuse, and issues of confidence. Martha also specializes in Imago Relationship Therapy and Brainspotting, a therapeutic intervention for trauma and anxiety disorders.


B. S. Sociology
Troy University (Dothan)

M.S. Counseling and Psychology
Troy University (Montgomery)

Shannon Coleman-Humphries is an Associate Licensed Counselor (under the supervision of Martha B. Ellis, LPC), and also holds an Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor certification from the Alabama Drug and Alcohol Association. She has over 18 years of experience in social services working with families. Shannon’s area of experience includes counseling adults and their families with substance abuse disorders, counseling adults with anxiety, depression, life adjustment issues, blended family issues, divorce, and couples’ issues.


Master of Social Work,
The University of Alabama

Bachelor of Science in Social Science
Troy University

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
Private Independent Practice certified in social casework and clinical social work

Carrie Wells began practicing graduate level social work in 2010. Populations served include children, adolescents, and families across child welfare, behavioral health, and community healthcare settings. Her counseling experiences include treatment of depression, anxiety, life adjustment issues, self-harming behaviors, anger management, behavior issues with children and adolescents, parenting and family support, and behavior modification.