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.


B.S. Human Development and Family Studies
Auburn University

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

Licensed Professional Counselor (#3057)

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.


M.S. Counseling and Psychology, Clinical Mental Health
Troy University

B.A. Psychology
Florida State University

Licensed Professional Counselor (#3172)
National Certified Counselor (#209265)

Maura Pratt is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has been working as a counselor since 2004. Her counseling experiences include working with individuals, couples, families, adolescents, children and group therapy. Ms. Pratt’s areas of expertise are marital/relationship, family, parenting issues/parent-child relationships, play therapy, child and adolescent behavior problems and issues, ADHD and other learning difficulties, divorce and other life adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, stress and anger management, self-esteem issues, and crisis intervention. She also has extensive knowledge in the area of trauma to include physical, emotional and sexual abuse, neglect, domestic violence, loss of job, death/suicide, and disaster. Furthermore, Ms. Pratt was a military wife for over 20 years and has worked within the military arena for over 14 years, giving her a broad knowledge of military life and issues.