Our team specializes in couples counseling and trains with the leading experts in the relationship and marriage counseling field.  Our profession is changing and Well Marriage Center is helping to lead the way.  Our therapeutic model is strengths-based because it’s proven to be more effective.  Our counselors are trained to begin your very first assessment with questions that bring your relational strengths to the forefront of therapy. 

Melinda Timmons, LMFT

Melinda Timmons is an LMFT who has helped couples for almost 15 years. She has clinically trained with Tripler Army Medical Center and Schofield Marriage and Family Therapy Center.

Marissa Josiah, LCPC

Marissa Josiah is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with 15+ years of experience serving couples and families. She incorporates researched-based couples approaches with her trauma expertise.

Dr. Erika Geisler, Psy.D.

Dr. Erika Geisler is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in couples counseling and marriage wellness. She has 10+ years of experience helping couples in Wilmington, NC succeed and thrive.

Dr. Steve Brown, LMFT, LPC

Dr. Steve Brown is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has specialized in couples counseling for over 30 years. He has advanced training in Emotionally Focused Therapy – a top rated approach.

Christy Van Horn, LCPC

Christy Van Horn is a LCPC with 15+ years of experience serving couples & families. Christy has studied various clinical approaches in marriage counseling as well as “coaching” strategies for couples.

Lori Shapiro, LCSW-C, LICSW

Lori Shapiro is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has specialized in working with couples for 20 years. She is trained in multiple relationship approaches and is an AASECT certified sex therapist.

Jennifer Parrella, LPC, NCC

Jennifer Parrella is a Licensed Professional Counselor who has made helping couples her specialty for 20+ years. She has served as Clinical Director of Cape Fear Case Management & Counseling Services.

Dr. Marianne Niles, Ph.D.

Dr. Marianne Niles is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in couples counseling. She holds a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Temple University and offers her 20+ years of experience.

Mary Rainer-Skala, LCSW

Mary Rainer-Skala is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience helping couples. She is an accomplished family systems therapists specializing in attachment issues and trauma.

Dr. Paul Birch, LMFT

Dr. Paul Birch holds a Ph.D in Research Psychology and Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. He has been continually providing, developing, teaching, and researching marital services for 20+ years.

Kelly Walker, MFT-R

Kelly Walker is a Virginia MFT Resident with a Master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy. Her experience includes diverse clinical work and 21 years of marriage. She specializes in couples therapy.

Mary Baker, LPC

Mary Baker is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in relationship counseling. Mary has completed advanced training from the renowned National Institute of Relationship Enhancement.

Heidi Lindorf, MFT-R

Heidi Lindorf is a Virginia MFT Resident with a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Her experience includes 5 years of clinical work and 19 of marriage. She specializes in couples therapy.

Glen Denlinger, LCSW, BCD

Glen Denlinger is the Co-Founder and President of Well Marriage Center. For over 35 years he’s helped thousands of couples change the trajectory of their relationship through counseling and coaching.

Michael Fronce, LMFT

Michael Fronce is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist with 15+ years of marriage counseling experience. He specializes in helping couples heal their deeper emotional process and rekindle intimacy.

Thomas Overton, LPC

Thomas Overton is a Licensed Professional Counselor with 30 years of experience. He has specialized in couples therapy since 1992. Thomas has also cultivated a specialty in recovery issues.