Larry Evans earned a Master of Divinity degree from Duke University Divinity School in 1979 concentrating in Pastoral Psychology; a Doctor of Ministry from Wesley Theological Seminary in 1993 concentrating in Pastoral Counseling; and a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling from Our Lady of Holy Cross College. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia (License #LPC005925). He is also the founder and director of Midway Community Wellness and Enrichment Center (MCWEC). MCWEC has a partnership with the Fraser Counseling Center thus the name, Midway Community Wellness and Enrichment Center, Fraser Center East.
Larry is certified with three national professional associations: a Designated Supervisor and Clinical Member in the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (certification #35155), a Diplomat with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors (certification #6060) and the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy. He is also a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. He has had training in Brief Counseling, Transactional Analysis, Psychoanalysis, Family Systems Theory, and Group Counseling Theories.
Larry has had experience in a variety of mental health issues with particular experiences in the following areas:
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders
Myers Briggs Type Profile (Assessment and Interpretation)
Perpetrators of violence
Victims of violence (sexual and domestic)
Larry approaches Individual, Couple and Marriage and Family clients from a Psychosystemic perspective specifically looking at relationships in the families and how those relationships support and nurture each member or not. Family of origin dynamics are examined using genograms. He works with children only as a part of the family system. Larry has had extensive experience working with persons of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities.
As a US Army Vietnam Veteran. He served as an enlisted soldier for twelve and a half years and a Chaplain for ten years. He retired with twenty-two years of active service.