Chris Brown, LMFT, CCLS

M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy (MAMFT)

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Certified Child Life Specialist

Independent Counselor, Roanoke Valley Counseling Center, LLC

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Direct Dial - (540) 744-2933


Chris brings incredible expertise with over 20 years experience of working with individuals, couples and families as a teacher, counselor, therapist and child development expert in a variety of settings including schools, agencies, non-profits, private practice settings and hospital trauma departments.


Chris largely works from a family perspective recognizing and educating clients on how family members can influence our decision making and life achievements.  Chris works with couples, individuals, families and children and has extensive success in helping clients achieve their goals, whether developing healthy relationships or achieving other personal goals.    

Chris's  particular areas of expertise include:

  • Depression and anxiety symptoms in both adults and children;

  • Grief and Bereavement counseling and support;

  • ADHD and Behavioral Problems in children at home and in school;

  • Parenting Issues;

  • Relationship and Marital Counseling;

  • Trauma Counseling with a specialty in medical trauma related to health issues and hospitalization;

  • Play Therapy for younger clients;

  • Teen, adolescent and young adult counseling with focus on life-transition, issues with independence and self-esteem or anxiety.


Chris understands that when people seek counseling, they are ready for change.  Chris examines what's working in a client's life, and assists each client in expanding positive areas of growth.  

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