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Our Team is Passionate About Inspiring Others


John Kennebrew, LPC

At Success Brand Counseling, we are dedicated to providing our clients with nothing but the best in mental health care. Our founder and CEO, John Kennebrew, has over two decades of experience in the industry and brings his expertise in family and adolescent mental health counseling to every session. Kennebrew has pulled together a dynamic team that offers a supportive and confidential telehealth environment where our clients can feel comfortable discussing their difficulties and working toward solutions with our team of caring and experienced therapists.

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Charles Boarden

We understand that seeking help can be difficult, but we are here to make the process as easy as possible. Charles Boarden, COO oversees the way we operate and the procedures we follow. He helps to incorporate innovative technology that ensures that our clients can access counseling at their convenience, no matter where or what device they use. With our easy-to-use app, clients can connect with their counselor, schedule appointments, and access all their important documents – all in one HIPPA-compliant place. Charles says "We believe that therapy should be accessible to all, and we are committed to providing the best experience to our clients.



Extriara Gates, LCSW

Success Brand Counseling is committed to helping individuals find their own path toward healing and self-improvement. As the clinical supervisor for our team of mental health professionals, Extriara Gates brings with her a wealth of experience and expertise in women's trauma and healing. She understands the unique challenges that women may face and is dedicated to providing them with the support and guidance they need to navigate through difficult times.

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Sherri Jacks, LPC

Success Brand Counseling is committed to providing comprehensive care for mental health issues. We believe that one-size-fits-all approaches do not work - each person's needs are unique. That's why we started with Sherri Jacks, who is our clinical assessment expert. She helps us to tailor our services to each client's individual needs. Her expertise and years of experience ensure that we get the most out of every assessment, so that our clients can be matched with a clinician who specializes in their area of need.


Equity and Inclusion

Maria Azuri, LMSW

We are committed to providing effective, evidence-based treatments customized to meet the unique needs of each individual. Maira Azuri is an experienced and caring therapist who has extensive training working with a wide range of mental health concerns, including depression, anxiety, and trauma. She specializes in providing culturally relevant services to African Americans and Spanish-speaking individuals, as well as those in the LGBTQIA+ community. We strive to make counseling accessible and affordable for all.

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Kevin Walker, LPC

Success Brand Counseling is committed to helping individuals and families overcome mental health challenges and live fulfilling lives. We offer a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental environment where you can talk about your struggles and learn effective coping strategies. Kevin Walker is a licensed professional counselor who dedicated his career to helping youth and their families. He has extensive experience working with individuals with various mental health issues, from anxiety and depression to PTSD.


Site Coordinator

Kayci Griffith

Success Brand offers face-to-face services through its satellite locations, where Kayci helps to coordinate groups, schedules, clinician, and client logistics. Our team is dedicated to tailoring our services to meet the unique needs of your company, school, or institution. We take pride in being creative and finding the most appropriate service model for you.



Elissa Russell

At Success Brand, we are dedicated to providing an immersive therapeutic experience by incorporating virtual reality. Our team, including Elissa, ensures that all our virtual experiences are HIPAA compliant. We track your treatment experience and strive to stay at the forefront of behavioral health innovation.


Anxiety and Depression

Kimneisha Weaver 

At Success Brand Counseling, we are dedicated to providing top-quality mental health services to our clients.  Kimneisha Weaver is well-equipped to help you deal with a variety of concerns. Her specialty is understanding how anxiety and depression can make you feel like you have no way out, but we are here to guide you through the process of overcoming these feelings and finding your way back to a more positive state of mind.


Emzie Penny

Coach Penny's program is dedicated to addressing the major mental health disorders affecting boys and men of color. With a focus on justice-involved or at-risk high school youth, he provides crucial support and resources to those who need it most. Through his work, Coach Penny is making a positive impact on the lives of BMOC and their communities.


Young Adults

Tracy Wise

Navigating life can be a challenge, but we’re here to help. Our team at Success Brand Counseling has years of experience helping young adults unlock their potential and access the tools they need to thrive. Tracy Wise has a unique ability to build a strong connection with clients, providing a safe environment for them to explore their feelings and work through their challenges. Get in touch to learn more about what we can do for you.


Voice AND Communication Specialist

David Price

David is a skilled speech coach and communication specialist, with a particular focus on working with youth and families. He excels at helping clients understand interventions that are tailored to their specific goals. David's expertise is especially valuable for clients dealing with grief and depression.


Young Adults

Gen Hudson

Gen is a specialist in working with young adults who need guidance in managing their own behavioral health. Her approach emphasizes the importance of setting goals and creating treatment plans to help her clients achieve their desired outcomes.


Young Adults

Jeremy Major

Jeremy, also known as Coach Major, is an expert in basketball training programs and specializes in helping men who are going through transitional periods in life while also managing psychological disorders. His unique approach provides support and guidance to help individuals overcome challenges and achieve their goals.



Olivia Venn

Olivia is a dedicated intern from Clark Atlanta University who specializes in providing biopsychosocial support for youth and young adults. With her expertise and compassionate approach, she helps individuals navigate the complexities of their mental and emotional well-being.


Virtual Reality

Ian Willoughby

Ian's social and emotional intelligence workshops are designed to promote well-being and are conducted in virtual reality. If you have an Oculus, we invite you to join us in our virtual reality space. Experience a new level of immersive therapy with us.



Jasmine Montford

We are delighted to have Jasmine Montford as an intern from Clark Atlanta University. Her contribution to our team of clinicians in the area of biopsychosocials is highly appreciated, and we are grateful for our partnership with the university.


Join our team

Success Brand Counseling offers a variety of opportunities for mental health professionals and students seeking supervision as they work toward licensure. Whether you are a student or a licensed professional, we are always seeking talented and dedicated individuals to join our team. Please contact us to learn about available opportunities and how we can support your career goals.

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