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

Licensed Professional Counselor (#1835)
National Certified Counselor
Counselor Supervisor
Adjunct Professor: Troy University (Montgomery)
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, 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. Human Development and Family Studies
Auburn University

M.S. Community and Agency Counseling
Troy University (Montgomery)

Licensed Professional Counselor (#3057)
Registered Play Therapist

Laura Brown is a Licensed Professional Counselor and has been working at Ellis Counseling since 2007. Her areas of experience include working with children, adolescents, individuals, families, and victims of domestic violence. She has worked with many clients experiencing feelings of depression and anxiety, as well as difficult adolescent behavior.  She is currently working towards becoming a Registered Play Therapist.


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.


B.A. Psychology
University of Alabama

M.S. Clinical Psychology
Auburn University Montgomery

Licensed Professional Counselor (#4016)
Certified TF-CBT Therapist

Gina Mullins has been practicing mental health counseling since 2009. She has experience working with children, adolescents, individuals, foster care/adoptive children, and families. Her areas of expertise include domestic violence, sexual abuse, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, and PTSD. She is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and is working towards becoming a Registered Play Therapist.