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Meet Our Team 

Miranda Peoples, LCMHCS

Director & Therapist  

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS) 

Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Rostered

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Certified

S.P.A.R.C.S. Certified 

Miranda Peoples is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) for the state of NC with over 20 years experience providing mental health treatment for children, teens, adults and families. Miranda provides individual, family, and group therapy; specializing in trauma and PTSD treatment. 


Miranda is passionate about healing, wholeness and a better quality of life. She uses TF-CBT, CPT, and SPARCS to aid in trauma treatment and recovery. She utilizes a strengths based approach while incorporating CBT, Family Systems and other evidenced-based models to aid individuals in developing effective strategies.  

Areas of focus: Trauma, PTSD,  depression, anxiety, chronic stress and stress management, adjustment disorders, family conflict and teaching parenting skills. 

Miranda started I.C.A.R.E Counseling Services, PLLC in 2016 to provide caring and responsive trauma focused support to individuals, families and groups. Miranda completed graduate studies at Liberty University in April 2010. She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 

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Curtis Brownlee, LCMHC


TF-CBT Rostered

Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) Certified

Curtis Brownlee is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) with almost 20 years of clinical experience. A native of NC, he has worked in several positions within the mental health and behavioral health field. Curtis obtained clinical experience working as an Intensive In-Home team leader and therapist.  

His specialty area of focus includes: PTSD and Trauma. Currently he utilizes Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) with adults and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) with children. Curtis has experience with the following mental health diagnoses: ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, depression, anxiety, anger, parenting skill training, self-esteem and family conflict resolution. He utilizes evidenced based models to help facilitate family interaction and parent awareness as it relates to their child’s mental health diagnosis.

Mr. Brownlee graduated with his B.A in Psychology from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.  He completed the Master’s in Community Agency Counseling program in December 2009. Curtis has a passion for teaching and providing clinical consultation to individuals having a difficult time with case conceptualization or building rapport with children.

Doreen Miller, NCC, LCMHC


Doreen Miller is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) in the state of North Carolina and a National Certified Counselor (NCC).  Doreen earned her graduate degree in Community Counseling in 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. She gained experience in trauma treatment during her internship at the Southern Arizona Center Against Sexual Assault. She was also employed by the same agency specializing in Childhood Sexual Trauma, working with adults, children and families.  Doreen has additional experience working with families and children using the Family Centered Treatment modality.


Doreen has training and experience in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and a wide variety of modalities that will fit the specific needs of the person.  She believes each person has a unique experience, and treatment should include a wholistic view to include one’s values, culture and beliefs.  Doreen does provide Christian counseling and has completed training in chaplaincy.  Doreen’s passion is to meet you where you are right now and work toward a more fulfilling life.  

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Lyndsay Brown, CRC, LCMHCA


Lyndsay is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA) in North Carolina. She completed her Master of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Winston-Salem State University in 2015. She has two years of clinical experience. Her training and experience includes working with adults, adolescents and children. She counsels individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities, mental health, substance abuse, and the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Her theoretical framework includes Reality Therapy and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She believes assisting people with reaching their goals in life is a collaborative effort in the therapeutic process. Lyndsay’s special interest includes solution-focused therapies, career counseling, and trauma.

Marva D. Murray, LCASA, LCMHCA


Marva is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate (LCASA) and Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA) in North Carolina.  Having worked in mental health and substance abuse services for over 15 years, Marva brings a wealth of knowledge, compassion, and humility to her role as a therapist.  Her background includes work within hospitals, residential facilities, and community-based agencies. Marva received her Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina Central University in 2020.


Marva provides individual, couples, family, and group counseling. Her therapeutic framework encompasses a person-centered approach.  She uses multiple therapy models and interventions with a focus in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Systems Theory.  Areas of special interest include anger management, trauma, grief and loss, addictions & substance abuse, marriage and family conflict, depression, and anxiety.  Marva has a passion for her community and the work that she does.  She honors uniqueness and seeks to assist in uncovering answers that support your recovery and overall healing. 

Shani Weeden Graham, NCC, LCMHCA


Shani is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate (LCMHCA) in North Carolina. She earned her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2022. She has one year of clinical experience. She provides individual and group counseling for adults and adolescents.


She has been trained to work with the following presenting issues: substance abuse, anger management, sexual trauma, depression, and anxiety. Her therapeutic approach incorporates several major theories of counseling, including Solution-Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Person-Centered.


She prides herself on tailoring her particular focus to the needs of each client. She believes that every individual possesses the strength and potential to work through life problems and that most issues are developmentally based. Shani seeks to help her clients discover this potential and learn skills and strategies that will help them achieve their goals by empowering the clients and providing them with conditions for personal growth. 

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